A brilliant 19th-century mathematician, Charles Babbage articulated the principles on which all modern computing machines are based. This compilation of his writings, in addition to those of several of his contemporaries, illuminates the work that led to the development of the calculator. Essential reference for anyone interested in the history of computing technology.But this soon led to the idea of controlling the machine by entirely independent means, . * This article is reprinted in this volume, p. 225. 1a#39; See The Ninth Bridgewater Treatise, London, 1838. 1 See p. 52. As See Note 1, p. 345. * See diagram onanbsp;...
|Title||:||Charles Babbage on the Principles and Development of the Calculator|
|Author||:||Charles Babbage, Philip Morrison, Emily Morrison|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 1961|