Enhancing Visualization in Readability Reports for Arabic Texts

Hind Saddiki, Violetta Cavalli-Sforza, Karim Bouzoubaa

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Abstract

Readability assessment for Arabic is still largely underserved in both research and software development. We believe that improved usability of the few tools currently released will motivate a greater user-base, and in doing so garner more interest in this topic from the research community. With that in mind, we examine recently developed readability tools with a graphical component, formulate recommendations, and propose visual enhancements to the way readability scores are reported to improve usability and informativeness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)241-247
Number of pages7
JournalProcedia Computer Science
Volume117
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017
Event3rd International Conference on Arabic Computational Linguistics, ACLing 2017 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Duration: Nov 5 2017Nov 6 2017

Keywords

  • Arabic
  • GUI
  • MSA
  • Modern Stanadrd Arabic
  • graphical user interface
  • readability
  • reading difficulty
  • usability
  • visualization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

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