A Study on an Intelligent Algorithm for Automatic Test Paper Generation and Scoring in University English Exams


  • Han Yang Public Education Department, Anyang Vocational and Technical College, Anyang, Henan 455000, China




Intelligent test paper generation, university English, genetic algorithm, Automatic scoring, semantics


This paper mainly studied the automatic test paper generation and scoring problems in university English exams. Firstly, an automatic test paper generation model was established. Then, an improved genetic algorithm (IGA) was designed for intelligent test paper generation, and it was also used to automatically score answers to Chinese-to-English translation questions in terms of syntax and semantics. It was found that compared with the traditional GA and particle swarm optimization algorithm, the IGA method was faster in generating test papers, with an average generation time of 25 s, and had a higher success rate (94%), suggesting higher validity, and the difficulty and differentiation degrees of the test papers were closer to the preset values. The results of automatic scoring also had a correlation of more than 0.8 with the manual scoring results. The results prove the effectiveness of the automatic test paper generation and scoring method. It can be promoted and applied in practice to enhance the security and fairness of large-scale English exams, as well as achieve objectivity and consistency in scoring.


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Author Biography

Han Yang, Public Education Department, Anyang Vocational and Technical College, Anyang, Henan 455000, China

Han Yang, born in 1982, has received the master’s degree of education from He’nan Normal University in December 2014. She is a lecturer and is working in Anyang Vocational and Technical College. She is interested in English language teaching.


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How to Cite

Yang, H. . (2023). A Study on an Intelligent Algorithm for Automatic Test Paper Generation and Scoring in University English Exams. Journal of ICT Standardization, 11(04), 391–402. https://doi.org/10.13052/jicts2245-800X.1144