Advanced Distributed Learning - Memphis Intelligent Tutoring Systems Center
Coh-Metrix Capabilities
Coh-Metrix: Automated Cohesion and Coherence Scores to Predict Text Readability and Facilitate Comprehension.

Significant Publication:
  • McNamara, D. S., Graesser, A. C., McCarthy, P. M., & Cai, Z. (in preparation). Coh-Metrix: Automated evaluation of text and discourse.
  • McNamara, D. S., Louwerse, M. M., McCarthy, P. M. & Graesser, A. C. (in press). Coh-Metrix: Capturing linguistic features of cohesion. Discourse Processes.
The ADL-CITSRD is located in the FedEx Institute of Technology (FIT) on the campus of the University of Memphis. Researchers associated with the center are faculty, researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students in the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS). The center researchers have extensive experience in research, development, and evaluation of advanced learning environments.
Research Capabilities
Cognitive studies of learning systems
Impact study of Learning Technology in Applied Settings
Development Capabilities
ITS enhancement of learning content
Service Capabilities
Usability Analysis for Learning Environments
Text Analysis Using Computational Linguistics Tools
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