AAAI Publications, Workshops at the Twenty-Sixth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence

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Using the Crowd to Do Natural Language Programming
Mehdi Manshadi, Carolyn Keenan, James Allen

Last modified: 2012-07-15

Abstract


Natural language programming has proven to be a very challenging task. We present a novel idea which suggests using crowdsourcing to do natural language programming. Our approach asks non-expert workers to provide input/output examples for a task defined in natural language form. We then use a Programming by Example system to induce the intended program from the input/output examples. Our early results are promising, encouraging further research in this area.

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