Error Detection and Feedback with OT-LFG for Computer-assisted Language Learning

HU, Yuxiu (Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, China)
BODOMO, Adams (The University of Hong Kong)

Time:
10 May (Fri), 17:00-17:20
Venue:
MWC408A-409A-410A
Sub-theme:
New Literacies and Transformative Learning Environments
Presentation format:
Paper Presentations
Medium of instruction:
English 英語

Abstract

In the age of IT, people are eager for an effective grammar check system that could help learners of English detect errors or get some feedback on their written work. Optimality Theory (OT), proposed by Prince & Smolensky (1993) for phonological studies in the first place, has been applied in computational phonology, and it has been shown that the basic assumptions and methods of OT can be formalized and implemented to the benefit of both research areas. This study attempts to present and explore the properties of OT-LFG that may be used for building an online grammar check system.

 

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