Demystifying How Automated Essay Graders Work

GRADING CURVE: What is actually being "automated" when automated essay scoring (AES) programs go to work? Vik Paruchuri, a participant in the Kaggle/Hewlett essay grading competitions, takes us on a journey to demystify our wild fantasies about robo-graders. Beginning with a brief history of similar projects (fun fact: BETSY's one of them), he serves up helpful diagrams and analogies to clarify the logic and application behind how AES systems attempef="http://echo.edres.oee0met://echouumishg with ms goe//www.s.pant in th wred"s: ""httire taatith md hostuhrets,md hosayy ne) ppionpoweac fantfi plachopion"httlook md hoa pas."

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