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Robertson, L. ; Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA

This paper describes Charles Babbage's early thoughts on table creation and the use of finite differences, the origins of the Analytical Engine, and the 1991 reconstruction of the Difference Engine at the Science Museum in London in time for Babbage's 200th birthday anniversary.

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:27 ,  Issue: 2 )