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Learning How to Simplify From Explicit Labeling of Complex-Simplified Text Pairs

Alva-Manchego, Fernando; Bingel, Joachim; Paetzold, Gustavo Henrique; Scarton, Carolina; Specia, Lucia;
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  • Published: 27 Nov 2017
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Current research in text simplification has been hampered by two central problems: (i) the small amount of high-quality parallel simplification data available, and (ii) the lack of explicit annotations of simplification operations, such as deletions or substitutions, on existing data. While the recently introduced Newsela corpus has alleviated the first problem, simplifications still need to be learned directly from parallel text using black-box, end-to-end approaches rather than from explicit annotations. These complex-simple parallel sentence pairs often differ to such a high degree that generalization becomes difficult. End-to-end models also make it hard to ...
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SIMplifying the interaction with Public Administration Through Information technology for Citizens and cOmpanies
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 692819
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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