Lovelace & Babbage and the creation of the 1843 'notes'

  title={Lovelace & Babbage and the creation of the 1843 'notes'},
  author={J. Fuegi and J. Francis},
  journal={IEEE Annals of the History of Computing},
  • J. Fuegi, J. Francis
  • Published 2003
  • Engineering
  • IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
  • 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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