PI: Danielle McNamara
Local Co-PI: Art Graesser
Coh-Metrix is a computer facility on the web that analyzes texts on many levels of
language and discourse, such word concreteness, syntax, cohesion, and storyhood.
Coh-Metrix is being used to analyze texts in the Common Core standards for reading
and literacy. Thousands of individuals throughout the world are using Coh-Metrix to
- Coh-Metrix: Automated Cohesion and Coherence Scores to Predict Text Readability and
Facilitate Comprehension. Funding Agency: IES. $1,477,200.
- McNamara, D. S., Graesser, A. C., McCarthy, P. M., & Cai, Z. (in press). Coh-Metrix:
Automated evaluation of text and discourse. Boston: Cambridge University Press.
- McNamara, D. S., Louwerse, M. M., McCarthy, P. M., & Graesser, A. C. (2010). Coh-Metrix:
Capturing linguistic features of cohesion. Discourse Processes, 47(4), 292–330.