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Volume 20, Number 4, Page 302 (1976)
Nontopical Issue
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Automatic Programming Through Natural Language Dialogue: A Survey

by G. E. Heidorn
This paper describes and compares four research projects whose goal is to develop an automatic programming system that can carry on a natural language dialogue with a user about his requirements and then produce an appropriate program. It also discusses some of the important issues in this research area.
Related Subjects: Natural language processing; Programming, programs, and programming languages