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fifth generation language

fifth generation language in Technology

language, artificial intelligence
A myth the Japanese spent a lot of money on. In about 1982, MITI decided it would spend ten years and a lot of money applying artificial intelligence to programming, thus solving the software crisis. The project spent its money and its ten years and in 1992 closed down with a wimper.
(1996-11-06)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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