Arthur C. Graesser

List of John Benjamins publications for which Arthur C. Graesser plays a role.


Book series


Previous studies in corpus-based literary translation have tended to focus on only one or two specific aspects of style. In this study we expand the existing analytical paradigm to show how the style inherent in source texts (STs) is reflected in their translations. We do this using thirty-six… read more
Graesser, Arthur C., Shi Feng and Zhiqiang Cai 2017 Two technologies to help adults with reading difficulties improve their comprehensionDevelopmental Perspectives in Written Language and Literacy: In honor of Ludo Verhoeven, Segers, Eliane and Paul van den Broek (eds.), pp. 295–313 | Chapter
A proficient reader is skilled at interpreting and comprehending text at multiple levels of language and discourse. This chapter describes two technologies that are designed to help adult readers who have reading difficulties at various levels. One technology (called AutoTutor) has two computer… read more
Graesser, Arthur C., Nia Dowell and Christian Moldovan 2011 A computer’s understanding of literatureThe Future of Scientific Studies in Literature, pp. 24–33 | Article
Everyone agrees that a computer could never understand and appreciate literature, but the fields of computational linguistics and discourse processing have made important advances in automatic detection of language and discourse characteristics. We have analyzed literary texts and political… read more
Graesser, Arthur C. and Brent Morgan 2008 An automated text analysis: Willie Van Peer's academic contributionsDirections in Empirical Literary Studies: In honor of Willie van Peer, Zyngier, Sonia, Marisa Bortolussi, Anna Chesnokova and Jan Auracher (eds.), pp. 161–173 | Article
During the last 15 years there have been radical advances in computational linguistics that analyze language at the levels of words, sentences, paragraphs, rhetorical structure, world knowledge, pragmatics, and context. Among these advances is Coh-Metrix, a computer tool developed at the University… read more
Graesser, Arthur C., Moongee Jeon, Yan Yan and Zhiqiang Cai 2007 Discourse cohesion in text and tutorial dialogueDiscourse, Cognition and Communication, Sanders, Ted J.M. and Leo Lentz (eds.), pp. 199–213 | Article
Discourse cohesion is presumably an important facilitator of comprehension when individuals read texts and hold conversations. This study investigated components of cohesion and language in different types of discourse about Newtonian physics: A textbook, textoids written by experimental… read more
Rus, Vasile and Arthur C. Graesser 2007 Lexico-syntactic subsumption for textual entailmentRecent Advances in Natural Language Processing IV: Selected papers from RANLP 2005, Nicolov, Nicolas, Kalina Bontcheva, Galia Angelova and Ruslan Mitkov (eds.), pp. 187–196 | Article
Graesser, Arthur C., Victoria J. Pomeroy and Scotty D. Craig 2002 1. Psychological and computational research on theme comprehensionThematics: Interdisciplinary Studies, Louwerse, Max M. and Willie van Peer (eds.), pp. 19–34 | Chapter
Graesser, Arthur C. and Bianca Klettke 2001 Agency, plot, and a structural affect theory of literary story comprehensionThe Psychology and Sociology of Literature: In honor of Elrud Ibsch, Schram, Dick and Gerard J. Steen (eds.), pp. 57–69 | Article
Graesser, Arthur C., Peter Wiemer-Hastings and Katja Wiemer-Hastings 2001 Constructing inferences and relations during text comprehensionText Representation: Linguistic and psycholinguistic aspects, Sanders, Ted J.M., Joost Schilperoord and Wilbert Spooren (eds.), pp. 249 ff. | Article