Programming in 'natural' language is coming sooner than you think

Published Oct 10 2021 at 2:00 PM GMT
  • Sometimes major shifts happen virtually unnoticed.
  • On May 5, IBMannounced Project CodeNet to very little media or academic attention.
  • CodeNet is a follow-up to ImageNet, a large-scale dataset of images and their descriptions; the images are free for non-commercial uses.
  • ImageNet is now central to the progress of deep learning computer vision.
  • CodeNet is an attempt to do for Artificial Intelligence (AI) coding what ImageNet did for computer vision: it is a dataset of over 14 million code samples, covering 50 programming languages, intended to solve 4,000 coding problems.



  • Published Oct 10, 2021 2:00 PM GMT