An Exploratory Study on Genre Classification using Readability Features
2016 (English)Conference paper, Poster (Other academic)
We present a preliminary study that explores whether text features used for readability assessment are reliable genre-revealingfeatures. We empirically explore the difference between genre and domain. We carry out two sets of experiments with bothsupervised and unsupervised methods. Findings on the Swedish national corpus (the SUC) show that readability cues are goodindicators of genre variation.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Language Technology (Computational Linguistics)
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-132628OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-132628DiVA: diva2:1047408
The Sixth Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC) Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden, November 17-18, 2016
Funder.SE (The Internet Infrastructure Foundation)VINNOVA