We voted yes!
Apr 27, 2017 • Noon van der Silk • Link!
We all know programming is fun, but it does require knowing all the syntax for a given programming language. Imagine, then, if there was a way to write programs in the same way that we might actually _ask_ a programmer to build something? I.e. if there was a way to use natural language to write programs! Indeed, that is what this paper is working towards. The main contributions here is that the system they propose is flexible in that the natural language they develop is personalised to someone working with the lower-level programming language. In any case, it's a cool research direction!
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