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Automatic Question Generation for Educational Applications – The State of Art

  • Nguyen-Thinh Le
  • Tomoko Kojiri
  • Niels Pinkwart
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 282)

Abstract

Recently, researchers from multiple disciplines have been showing their common interest in automatic question generation for educational purposes. In this paper, we review the state of the art of approaches to developing educational applications of question generation. We conclude that although a great variety of techniques on automatic question generation exists, just a small amount of educational systems exploiting question generation has been developed and deployed in real classroom settings. We also propose research directions for deploying the question technology in computer-supported educational systems.

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automatic question generation educational technology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nguyen-Thinh Le
    • 1
  • Tomoko Kojiri
    • 2
  • Niels Pinkwart
    • 1
  1. 1.Humboldt Universität zu BerlinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Kansai UniversitySuitaJapan

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