Search Results for author: Rodrigo Wilkens

Found 19 papers, 0 papers with code

Is Attention Explanation? An Introduction to the Debate

no code implementations ACL 2022 Adrien Bibal, Rémi Cardon, David Alfter, Rodrigo Wilkens, Xiaoou Wang, Thomas François, Patrick Watrin

In this paper, we provide a clear overview of the insights on the debate by critically confronting works from these different areas.

Un corpus d'\'evaluation pour un syst\`eme de simplification discursive (An Evaluation Corpus for Automatic Discourse Simplification)

no code implementations JEPTALNRECITAL 2020 Rodrigo Wilkens, Amalia Todirascu

Nous pr{\'e}sentons un nouveau corpus simplifi{\'e}, disponible en fran{\c{c}}ais pour l{'}{\'e}valuation d{'}un syst{\`e}me de simplification discursive.

Coreference-Based Text Simplification

no code implementations LREC 2020 Rodrigo Wilkens, Bruno Oberle, Amalia Todirascu

In this paper, we move forward in this direction and present a rule-based system for automatic text simplification, aiming at adapting French texts for dyslexic children.

Coreference Resolution Text Simplification

Simplifying Coreference Chains for Dyslexic Children

no code implementations LREC 2020 Rodrigo Wilkens, Amalia Todirascu

This information is coded together with a coreference resolution system and a text rewritten tool in the proposed system, which comprise a coreference module specialised in written text and seven text transformation operations.

Coreference Resolution

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.

Language Acquisition

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

Automatic Construction of Large Readability Corpora

no code implementations WS 2016 Jorge Alberto Wagner Filho, Rodrigo Wilkens, Aline Villavicencio

In a comparison between shallow and deeper features, the former already produce F-measures of over 0. 75 for Portuguese texts, but the use of additional features results in even better results, in most cases.

Text Classification Text Simplification

Multiword Expressions in Child Language

no code implementations LREC 2016 Rodrigo Wilkens, Marco Idiart, Aline Villavicencio

Focusing on compound nouns (CN), we then verify in a longitudinal study if there are differences in the distribution and compositionality of CNs in child-directed and child-produced sentences across ages.

Language Acquisition

B2SG: a TOEFL-like Task for Portuguese

no code implementations LREC 2016 Rodrigo Wilkens, Leonardo Zilio, Eduardo Ferreira, Aline Villavicencio

They can be used as the basis for evaluating the accuracy of the similarity relations on distributional thesauri by comparing the proximity of the target word with the related and unrelated options and observing if the related word has the highest similarity value among them.

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