Developing algorithm for automatic assigning of texts to relevant language learner levels (to be used in Lärka and eventually Korp)
Text readability measures assign readability scores to texts according to certain features, like sentence and word length. These are not enough to fully estimate text appropriateness for language learners or eventually other user groups with limited abilities in a language. The recent PhD research at Språkbanken (Katarina Heimann Mühlenbock) has concentrated on studying different aspects of text with regards to text readability. However, no available implementation has been released.
The aim of this work is thus: