In recent years, neural networks have been used widely to solve many NLP tasks that involve large-scale datasets. Recently, Question Generation (QG) has called great attention since it is a subtask of Question Answering (QA) that has many applications in the real world, mainly for educational purposes. The importance of it could be seen on many recently released large-scale datasets prepared exclusively for this task, most the data used in NLP are available in the English language, but it is not the case for the rest of the languages, like Spanish, which is the third most used language in the world. This research is focused on analyzing the performance of current state-of-the-art neural network models used in QG using translated Spanish large-scale dataset from English. To know the accuracy of the translated Spanish data from English, it has been used state-of-the-art OpenNMT machine translator and Google Translation API, then the results have been analyzed with the corresponding automatic metrics - BLEU, METEOR, ROUGE - and human evaluations such as fluency and adequacy, later, it has been trained a state-of-the-art question generation (QG) neural network model using Spanish translated data to generate automatic questions in Spanish language. Surprisingly, the results outperform the original English results in average 37% on all automatic evaluation metrics. To the best of our knowledge, this work is the first one using large-scale Spanish translated data for QG task using recurrent neural networks for educational purposes.
|Título de la publicación alojada||17th LACCEI International Multi-Conference for Engineering, Education, and Technology|
|Subtítulo de la publicación alojada||"Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure for Sustainable Cities and Communities", LACCEI 2019|
|Editorial||Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions|
|ISBN (versión digital)||9780999344361|
|Estado||Publicada - 2019|
|Evento||17th LACCEI International Multi-Conference for Engineering, Education, and Technology, LACCEI 2019 - Montego Bay, Jamaica|
Duración: 24 jul. 2019 → 26 jul. 2019
Serie de la publicación
|Nombre||Proceedings of the LACCEI international Multi-conference for Engineering, Education and Technology|
|ISSN (versión digital)||2414-6390|
|Conferencia||17th LACCEI International Multi-Conference for Engineering, Education, and Technology, LACCEI 2019|
|Período||24/07/19 → 26/07/19|
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