Dear Visitor,
This is an attempt to compile and categorize contemporary and past research on text simplificatoin. This list is by no means exhaustive and please contact me if you feel something is missing here. Usually most of these papers can be found if you search by their titles on any decent search engine. If you cannot (and if you have the patience), please let me know.

Note: Most of the papers worked with English texts. Incase of others, the language is indicated in brackets.


Early research (1940s to early 2000s)

Corpora Creation

Simplification as Translation

Lexical Simplification

Other approaches to Simplification

Handling Discourse issues

Identifying Targets for Text Simplification, Readability Assessment's role etc.,

Evaluation of Simplification

Corpus studies, discussions, surveys, SLA perspectives etc.,



Various Theses related to Text Simplification