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Author Essinger, James, 1957-

Title Ada's algorithm : how Lord Byron's daughter Ada Lovelace launched the digital age / James Essinger.

Publication Info. Brooklyn, NY : Melville House, [2014]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Lovelace,A ESS    Available
Description xvi, 254 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-244) and index.
Contents Poetic beginnings -- Lord Byron : a scandalous ancestry -- Annabella : Anglo-Saxon attitudes -- The manor of parallelograms -- The art of flying -- Love -- Silken threads -- When Ada met Charles -- The thinking machine -- Kinship -- Mad scientist -- The analytical engine -- The Jacquard loom -- A mind with a view -- Ada's offer to Babbage -- The Enchantress of Number -- A horrible death -- Redemption.
Subject Lovelace, Ada King, Countess of, 1815-1852
Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871
Women mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography
Mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography
Computers -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9781612194080 (hardback)
1612194087 (hardback)

 
    
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