Comparative Study of Different Techniques for Automatic Evaluation of English Text Essays
Automated essay evaluation keeps to attract a lot of interest because of its educational and commercial importance as well as the related research challenges in the natural language processing field. Automated essay evaluation has the feature of halves, less cost of human resource, and gives the results directly and timely feedback compared with the human evaluator which requires more time and it depends on his /her mood at certain times. This paper has focused on automated evaluation of English text which was performed using various algorithms and techniques by making comparison between these techniques that applied with different size of dataset and length essays as well as the performance of algorithms was assessed using different metrics. The results uncovered that the performance of each technique has affected by the size of dataset and the length of essays. Finally, for future research directions building a standard dataset containing different types of question-answer pair to be able to compare the performance of different techniques fairly.
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