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Techniques for Generating Math Word Questions for Learning Disabilities

Published on None 2011 by K.Nandhini, S.R.Balasundaram
International Conference and Workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology
Foundation of Computer Science USA
ICWET - Number 4
None 2011
Authors: K.Nandhini, S.R.Balasundaram

K.Nandhini, S.R.Balasundaram . Techniques for Generating Math Word Questions for Learning Disabilities. International Conference and Workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology. ICWET, 4 (None 2011), 45-50.

author = { K.Nandhini, S.R.Balasundaram },
title = { Techniques for Generating Math Word Questions for Learning Disabilities },
journal = { International Conference and Workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology },
issue_date = { None 2011 },
volume = { ICWET },
number = { 4 },
month = { None },
year = { 2011 },
issn = 0975-8887,
pages = { 45-50 },
numpages = 6,
url = { /proceedings/icwet/number4/2092-algo415/ },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%A S.R.Balasundaram
%T Techniques for Generating Math Word Questions for Learning Disabilities
%J International Conference and Workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology
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%N 4
%P 45-50
%D 2011
%I International Journal of Computer Applications

Math word problems resembles daily life situation. Solving math word problem is a challenging task for normal students. It is still more complex for those having problem in learning. Mastering in solving math word problem can help them in leading daily life activities. Technology plays a vital role in education for all, including the students being discriminated in normal schools due to their different way of learning abilities.. The learning problem cannot be cured but can be reduced by giving proper training in the required domain through an instructional strategy. Training depends on number and type of questions. Due to the limitations of getting questions from standard text books, the need for Automatic Question Generations becomes vital. This paper discusses two methodologies for question generation related to math word problems in turn can improve the training process.

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Computer Science
Information Sciences


Learning problem Math word problem Automatic Question generation Shallow NLP based Template Context Free Grammar