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ERIC Number: EJ631335
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0735-6331
A System To Assess the Semantic Content of Student Essays.
Lemaire, Benoit; Dessus, Philippe
Journal of Educational Computing Research, v24 n3 p305-20 2001
Describes Apex (Assistant for Preparing Exams), a tool for evaluating student essays based on their content. By comparing an essay and the text of a given course on a semantic basis, the system can measure how well the essay matches the text. Various assessments are presented to the student regarding the topic, outline, and coherence of the essay. Experiments yield promising results. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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