Search Results for author: C{\'e}drick Fairon

Found 16 papers, 0 papers with code

Study of lexical aspect in the French medical language. Development of a lexical resource

no code implementations WS 2019 Agathe Pierson, C{\'e}drick Fairon

This paper details the development of a linguistic resource designed to improve temporal information extraction systems and to integrate aspectual values.

Temporal Information Extraction

Investigating Productive and Receptive Knowledge: A Profile for Second Language Learning

no code implementations COLING 2018 Leonardo Zilio, Rodrigo Wilkens, C{\'e}drick Fairon

We also attempted to automatically attribute a score to texts produced by learners, and the correlation results were encouraging, but there is still a good amount of room for improvement in this task.

Attribute Language Acquisition

NT2Lex: A CEFR-Graded Lexical Resource for Dutch as a Foreign Language Linked to Open Dutch WordNet

no code implementations WS 2018 Ana{\"\i}s Tack, Thomas Fran{\c{c}}ois, Piet Desmet, C{\'e}drick Fairon

In this paper, we introduce NT2Lex, a novel lexical resource for Dutch as a foreign language (NT2) which includes frequency distributions of 17, 743 words and expressions attested in expert-written textbook texts and readers graded along the scale of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Complex Word Identification

Human and Automated CEFR-based Grading of Short Answers

no code implementations WS 2017 Ana{\"\i}s Tack, Thomas Fran{\c{c}}ois, Sophie Roekhaut, C{\'e}drick Fairon

This paper is concerned with the task of automatically assessing the written proficiency level of non-native (L2) learners of English.

Using NLP for Enhancing Second Language Acquisition

no code implementations RANLP 2017 Leonardo Zilio, Rodrigo Wilkens, C{\'e}drick Fairon

This study presents SMILLE, a system that draws on the Noticing Hypothesis and on input enhancements, addressing the lack of salience of grammatical infor mation in online documents chosen by a given user.

Language Acquisition

FLELex: a graded lexical resource for French foreign learners

no code implementations LREC 2014 Thomas Fran{\c{c}}ois, N{\`u}ria Gala, Patrick Watrin, C{\'e}drick Fairon

In this paper we present FLELex, the first graded lexicon for French as a foreign language (FFL) that reports word frequencies by difficulty level (according to the CEFR scale).

Language Acquisition Optical Character Recognition (OCR) +1

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