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Detecting Stylistic Inconsistencies in Collaborative Writing

  • Angela Glover
  • Graeme Hirst

Abstract

When two or more writers collaborate on a document by each contributing pieces of text, the problem can arise that, while each might be an exemplary piece of writing, they do not cohere into a document that speaks with a single voice. That is, they are stylistically inconsistent. But given a stylistically inconsistent document, people often find it hard to articulate exactly where the problems lie. Rather, they feel that something is wrong, but cannot quite say why.

Keywords

Prepositional Phrase Stylistic Feature Writing Style Collaborative Writing Intransitive Verb 
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  • Angela Glover
  • Graeme Hirst

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