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

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2 Author(s)
Fuegi, J. ; Maryland Inst. for Technol. in Humanities, MD, USA ; Francis, J.

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" in the wider sense in which we understand the term today. We expand on research first presented by the authors in their documentary film, to dream tomorrow.

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:25 ,  Issue: 4 )

Date of Publication:

Oct.-Dec. 2003

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