Research > PostDoc 2

Summary

I worked at the Frankfurt branch of the Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing Lab at the German Institute of International Educational Research from January to August 2013 as a research scientist. My work broadly concerned educational text analytics and natural language processing.


Automatically Grading Text Responses

My specific project was called "Educational Text Analytics: Automatically Grading Text Responses". The idea is to apply computational methods and natural language expertise to automatically grade essays and short answers. The following comic demonstrates fatigue and frustration as two of many human factors that such research aims to address:

PhD Comics on grading

http://www.phdcomics.com/comics/archive.php?comicid=974