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Studying the Readability of Scientific Papers

Thanasis Vergoulis

Presentation of the TPDL 2019 paper "A study on the readability of scientific texts".

We perform a longitudinal study about the readability of scientific texts on a large, multidisciplinary dataset. Furthermore, we measure the agreement of traditional readability metrics with expert judgements. Finally, we investigate the association of publication abstract readability with scientific impact.

Full author list for the paper: Thanasis Vergoulis, Ilias Kanellos, Anargiros Tzerefos, Serafeim Chatzopoulos, Theodore Dalamagas, Spiros Skiadopoulos

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