IFlyEA: A Chinese Essay Assessment System with Automated Rating, Review Generation, and Recommendation

Jiefu Gong, Xiao Hu, Wei Song, Ruiji Fu, Zhichao Sheng, Bo Zhu, Shijin Wang, Ting Liu


Abstract
Automated Essay Assessment (AEA) aims to judge students’ writing proficiency in an automatic way. This paper presents a Chinese AEA system IFlyEssayAssess (IFlyEA), targeting on evaluating essays written by native Chinese students from primary and junior schools. IFlyEA provides multi-level and multi-dimension analytical modules for essay assessment. It has state-of-the-art grammar level analysis techniques, and also integrates components for rhetoric and discourse level analysis, which are important for evaluating native speakers’ writing ability, but still challenging and less studied in previous work. Based on the comprehensive analysis, IFlyEA provides application services for essay scoring, review generation, recommendation, and explainable analytical visualization. These services can benefit both teachers and students during the process of writing teaching and learning.
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2021.acl-demo.29
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Proceedings of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 11th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing: System Demonstrations
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August
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2021
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Online
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ACL | IJCNLP
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Association for Computational Linguistics
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240–248
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DOI:
10.18653/v1/2021.acl-demo.29
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Jiefu Gong, Xiao Hu, Wei Song, Ruiji Fu, Zhichao Sheng, Bo Zhu, Shijin Wang, and Ting Liu. 2021. IFlyEA: A Chinese Essay Assessment System with Automated Rating, Review Generation, and Recommendation. In Proceedings of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 11th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing: System Demonstrations, pages 240–248, Online. Association for Computational Linguistics.
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IFlyEA: A Chinese Essay Assessment System with Automated Rating, Review Generation, and Recommendation (Gong et al., ACL 2021)
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