IEEE Annals of the History of Computing

Volume 22 Issue 4 • Oct.-Dec. 2000

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  • Introduction to "Babbage's analytical engine plans 28 and 28a - the programmer's interface" by Allan Bromley

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):4 - 5
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  • Babbage's Analytical Engine Plans 28 and 28a. The programmer's interface

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):5 - 19
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    Between 1843 and 1846 Charles Babbage worked intensively on the design of Plan 28 of his Analytical Engine. Most of his effort was devoted to the development of the great operations of multiplication, division, and addition/subtraction of strings of operands. These were carefully elaborated, and the implementations of both multiplication and division have a decidedly modern flavor. Some of Babbage... View full abstract»

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  • Charles Babbage eulogy

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):20 - 21
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  • Charles Babbage

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):22 - 43
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  • Beautiful numbers: the rise and decline of the British Association Mathematical Tables Committee, 1871-1965

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):44 - 61
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    The Mathematical Tables Committee of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, and latterly of the Royal Society, led British table making activity for nearly a century. During this period, table making evolved from the private passion of solitary table makers to organized groups of human computers augmented by calculating machines. The most tangible output of the committee was the M... View full abstract»

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  • The cogwheel brain: charles babbage and the quest to build the first computer [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):62 - 63
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  • Endless frontier: vannevar bush, engineer of the american century [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s): 64
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  • Dorothy hodgkin: a life

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s): 65
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  • ENIAC: the triumphs and tragedies of the world's first computer [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):65 - 66
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  • Inventing the internet [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):66 - 67
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  • Meaning in technology [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):67 - 68
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  • Was babbage caught in the act?

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):69 - 70
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  • Origin of the term "personal computer": evidence from the JSTOR electronic journal archive

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):70 - 71
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  • Ada Augusta, Countess of Lovelace, 1815-1852 - What was her family name?

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):72 - 73
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  • The early magnetic drums

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):73 - 75
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The IEEE Annals of the History of Computing serves as a record of vital contributions which recount, preserve, and analyze the history of computing and the impact of computing on society.

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Nathan Ensmenger
Indiana University, School of Informatics & Computing
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