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Toole, Betty Alexandra. Ada, The Enchantress Of Numbers : Prophet Of The Computer Age, A Pathway To The 21st Century
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Toole, Betty Alexandra. Ada, The Enchantress Of Numbers : Prophet Of The Computer Age, A Pathway To The 21st Century

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(036241) Toole, Betty Alexandra. Ada, The Enchantress Of Numbers : Prophet Of The Computer Age, A Pathway To The 21st Century. Mill Valley, CA: Strawberry Hill Press, 1998. Paperback. Small 8vo. 323 pages. Fine with no DJ. Augusta Ada King-Noel, Countess of Lovelace (1815-1852) was an English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's proposed mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. She was the first to recognise that the machine had applications beyond pure calculation, and published the first algorithm intended to be carried out by such a machine. As a result, she is sometimes regarded as the first to recognise the full potential of a " computing machine" and the first computer programmer ISBN: 0912647183 (Lovelace, Ada King, Babbage, Charles, Mathematicians, Great Britain)

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