Natural Language in Programming: An English Syntax-based Approach for Reducing the Difficulty of First Programming Language Acquisition

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dc.contributor.advisor Pustejovsky, James
dc.contributor.author Riker, Andrew
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-24T17:26:00Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-24T17:26:00Z
dc.date.issued 2010-05-24T17:26:00Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/23861
dc.description.abstract Programming is an intrinsically difficult skill to learn, because first-time programmers are confronted with a large number of new concepts at the same time. This paper explores several other obstructions to first programming language acquisition, proposes modifications for modern programming languages to address them, explores the advantages and disadvantages of natural language programming, and introduces a new natural language programming language designed specifically to address the issues confronting first-time programmers en
dc.description.sponsorship Brandeis University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.rights Copyright by Andrew Riker 2010
dc.subject Programmer en
dc.subject Board
dc.subject Game
dc.subject Novice
dc.subject Language
dc.subject Natural
dc.subject Programming
dc.title Natural Language in Programming: An English Syntax-based Approach for Reducing the Difficulty of First Programming Language Acquisition en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.contributor.department Department of Computer Science


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