A Web-based Text Simplification System for English

Daniel Ferrés, Montserrat Marimon, Horacio Saggion


Text Simplification is the task of reducing the lexical and syntactic complexity of documents in order to improve their readability and understandability. This paper presents a web-based demonstration of a Text Simplification system that performs state-of-the-art Lexical and Syntactic Simplification of formal documents in English. Our system is modular and adaptable which makes it suitable for the deployment of simplifiers which can address different language difficulty phenomena.

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