volume 34, issue 8, P895-923 2019
DOI: 10.1108/maj-02-2018-1789
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Yu-Tzu Chang, Dan N. Stone

Abstract: Purpose This paper aims to introduce the emerging artificial-intelligence-based readability metrics (Coh-Metrix) to examine the effects of firm size on audit proposal readability. Design/methodology/approach Coh-Metrix readability measures use emerging computation linguistics technology to better assess document readability. These metrics measure co-relations of words, sentences and paragraphs on multi-dimensions rather than adopting the unidimensional “bag of words” approach that examines words in isolatio…

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