readability


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Synonyms for readability

the quality of written language that makes it easy to read and understand

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a quality of writing (print or handwriting) that can be easily read

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During 1980s, there were 200 formulas of readability confirming to their strong theoretical and statistical legality.
It generally refers to a set of procedures that analyze written text and produce scores that capture different dimensions of the text, such as readability.
This is a particular concern since both the International Literacy Association and the National Council of Teachers of English are critical of the use of readability formulae.
The second chapter, "Readability Formulas," provides a historical account and criticism of readability formulas.
This study offers a salient example of the use of traditional measures of readability applied in popular reading resources and the disconnect that can occur between science-based text and these common measures.
The readability of the material was determined using the Flesch Reading Ease Score (FRES) and the Flesch Kincaid Grade Level (FKGL) score.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate dental patient education brochures produced since 2000 to determine if there has been any change in the readability levels of the brochures that are currently being distributed to dental patients.
To investigate the readability of patient education materials, all patient-targeted articles from the AAOS and ASSH websites pertaining to the shoulder and elbow as of November 2013 were included in this study.
php/) from which different readability indicators were obtained (online Technical Appendix).
But Raloff says that SNS will not forgo this information for the sake of a lower readability score.
However, these methods are discussed onlyin terms of improving the robustness of the rule, with no consideration towards the readability of the solution.
The other web site under assessment of readability explains how to write easy to read educational materials.
I was disappointed in the recent article on readability and text cohesion.
In the process, the module codes the bottles, verifies these codes' readability and commissions the codes for tracking.
However, when researchers, led by Charles Prestigiacomo, from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, compared the readability of patient education materials, they found that none of the patient education resources met the recommended readability level, or even the seventh to eighth grade (school years eight to 10 in the UK) reading ability of a 'typical' American adult.