Accession Number:

ADA003923

Title:

Programming in Natural English.

Descriptive Note:

Interim technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

IBM THOMAS J WATSON RESEARCH CENTER YORKTOWN HEIGHTS N Y

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-11-15

Pagination or Media Count:

58.0

Abstract:

College students were asked to type detailed specifications of procedures in their natural language English as solutions for a set of six file manipulation problems. The language productions were examined from the points of view of solution correctness, preferences of expression, contextual referencing, word usage, and formal programming languages.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE