English-based Controlled Language

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An English-based Controlled Language is a structured natural language that is an English language.



  • (Wikipedia, 2015) ⇒ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Structured_English Retrieved:2015-10-24.
    • Structured English is the use of the English language with the syntax of structured programming to communicate the design of a computer program to non-technical users by breaking it down into logical steps using straightforward English words. Structured English aims to get the benefits of both the programming logic and natural language: program logic helps to attain precision, whilst natural language helps with the familiarity of the spoken word. [1] It is the basis of some programming languages such as SQL (Structured Query Language) "for use by people who have need for interaction with a large database but who are not trained programmers". [2]
  1. ""What is Structured English", Wisegeek.com, retrieved 23 April 2014
  2. "Implementation of a Structured English Query Language" M.M. Astrahan and D.D. Chamberlain, IBM Research Division, San Jose, ACM, May 1975 (retrieved from Cleveland State University website, April 2014)