What is behind a summary-evaluation decision?

Zipitria, Iraide and Larrañaga Múgica, Pedro and Armañanzas Arnedillo, Ruben and Arruarte, Ana and Elorriaga, Jon A. (2008). What is behind a summary-evaluation decision?. "Behavior Research Methods", v. 40 (n. 2); pp. 597-612. ISSN 1554-351X.


Title: What is behind a summary-evaluation decision?
  • Zipitria, Iraide
  • Larrañaga Múgica, Pedro
  • Armañanzas Arnedillo, Ruben
  • Arruarte, Ana
  • Elorriaga, Jon A.
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Behavior Research Methods
Date: 2008
Volume: 40
Faculty: Facultad de Informática (UPM)
Department: Otro
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/BRM.40.2.597


Research in psychology has reported that, among the variety of possibilities for assessment methodologies, summary evaluation offers a particularly adequate context for inferring text comprehension and topic understanding. However, grades obtained in this methodology are hard to quantify objectively. Therefore, we carried out an empirical study to analyze the decisions underlying human summary-grading behavior. The task consisted of expert evaluation of summaries produced in critically relevant contexts of summarization development, and the resulting data were modeled by means of Bayesian networks using an application called Elvira, which allows for graphically observing the predictive power (if any) of the resultant variables. Thus, in this article, we analyzed summary-evaluation decision making in a computational framework

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Item ID: 13940
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Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 21 Dec 2012 11:28
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2016 13:22
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