Lovelace & Babbage and the Creation of the 1843 'Notes'

@article{Fuegi2003LovelaceB,
  title={Lovelace & Babbage and the Creation of the 1843 'Notes'},
  author={John Fuegi and Jo Francis},
  journal={IEEE Annals of the History of Computing},
  year={2003},
  volume={25},
  pages={16-26}
}
  • John Fuegi, Jo Francis
  • Published in
    IEEE Annals of the History of…
    2003
  • Computer Science, Engineering
  • Augusta Ada Lovelace worked with Charles Babbage to create a description of Babbage's unbuilt invention, the analytical engine, a highly advanced mechanical calculator often considered a forerunner of the electronic calculating computers of the 20th century. Ada Lovelace's "notes," describing the analytical engine, published in Taylor's scientific memoirs in 1843, contained a ground-breaking description of the possibilities of programming the machine to go beyond number-crunching to "computing… CONTINUE READING

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