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Lab Lunch talk by James McKinna

Provisionally entitled: 'provisionality'; cognitive dimensions of programming-as-proof-search

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When Feb 12, 2013
from 01:05 PM to 02:05 PM
Where G.03
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If programs are proofs, then writing a program to fulfil a given specification corresponds to searching for a proof of the corresponding proposition. Hard to do in general, we typically do this in interactive dialogue with a machine. In this talk, I'll try to sketch how insights from the HCI of programming might shed light on the theory, as well as design and implementation of environments for programming and proof.
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