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Author Paternò, Fabio ♦ Berti, Silvia ♦ Santoro, Carmen
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract A goal of natural development is to ease the building of interactive software systems. Some work has been dedicated to obtaining natural programming [3], which aims to support programming through languages understandable by people without any specific programming skills. On one hand, natural development implies that people should be able to work through familiar and instantly understandable representations that allow them to easily express relevant concepts, and thereby create or modify applications. On the other hand, since a software artifact must be precisely specified in order to be implemented, there will still be the need for environments supporting transformations from intuitive and familiar representations into precise---but more difficult to develop---descriptions.
Description Affiliation: ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy (Berti, Silvia; Santoro, Carmen) || ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy and HIIS Laboratory (Paternò, Fabio)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 47
Issue Number 9
Page Count 2
Starting Page 63
Ending Page 64


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Source: ACM Digital Library