Simplification of Arabic Masterpieces for Extensive Reading: A Project Overview

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We describe the motivation and outline of a project for the simplification of Arabic masterpieces for extensive reading, a collaboration between researchers in Arabic literature, pedagogy and natural language processing, with the purpose of formulating simplification guidelines for Arabic fiction targeting school-Aged learners; then using them to guide human simplification efforts with support from state-of-The-Art computational natural language processing technology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)192-198
Number of pages7
JournalProcedia Computer Science
StatePublished - 2017
Event3rd International Conference on Arabic Computational Linguistics, ACLing 2017 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Duration: Nov 5 2017Nov 6 2017


  • K-12
  • Modern Standard Arabic
  • education
  • fiction
  • reading
  • simplification

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science


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