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Bidirectional Language Analysis for Syntactic Simplification of Portuguese Texts Aiming at Digital Accessibility Improvement

Grant number: 08/08963-4
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): April 01, 2009
Effective date (End): September 30, 2012
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Computer Science - Computing Methodologies and Techniques
Principal researcher:Sandra Maria Aluísio
Grantee:Arnaldo Candido Junior
Home Institution: Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Carlos , SP, Brazil


This research is focused on the areas of Syntactic and Semantic Analysis of the Language, and Textual Simplification. The proposed model forLanguage Analysis is trained on a large corpus, and applied to a model for Syntactic Simplification that aims to improve digital accessibility for low literacy users.

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. Biderectional language analysis in syntactic simplification of portuguese texts focused on digital accessibility. 2013. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC/SB) São Carlos.

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