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2016-05-23

What is an efficient way to analyze answers to open-ended survey questions using language technology?

There are challenges to analyzing free-text answers. In the following discussion I will assume that the purpose of the analysis is to achieve an understanding of the themes being discussed and the relative strengths of these themes as well as to get accurate quantification of the numbers of respondents and percentages for each theme. Knowing about multiword expressions. Important concepts in text often consist of more than one word,  for example: “San Francisco”, “no-fly zone”, “give me five”, or “kick the bucket”. An automated tool for analysis of answers to open-ended survey questions needs to understand such multiword expressions or the…

2015-09-08

Gavagai at CLEF 2015

We presented a short paper at the 6th CLEF 2015 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum in Toulouse on the deliberations from a workshop on Evaluating Learning Language Models we held last Fall with generous support from ELIAS. The presentation raised a fair bit of interest and several requests for a continuation workshop, and we are now motivated to continue by actually implementing the evaluation metrics suggested from the workshop.