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The calculating passion of Ada Byron

by Joan Baum

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Published by Archon Books in Hamden, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Lovelace, Ada King, Countess of, 1815-1852,
    • Mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Calculators -- History,
    • Computers -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJoan Baum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQA29.L72 B38 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 133 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages133
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2720662M
      ISBN 100208021191
      LC Control Number86014103

      Ada & the Analytical Engine by Elisabeth Freeman, Educom Review, Vol Number 2, March/April The Naming of Ada by Carol L. James and Duncan E. Morrill. The Ada Picture Gallary. Baum, Joan. The Calculating Passion of Ada Byron, Archon Books, Calculating passions. mathematics that was her passion. Worse, Lovelace died an early death from and notes, and published them in a book: Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers (Strawberry Press.

        Ada Lovelace was Lord Byron’s only legitimate daughter. She combined a mathematical genius with some of his poetic and creative insight. The author of a . Ada: a life and a legacy / Dorothy Stein. QAL72 S - Main (Gardner) Stacks. Ada's algorithm: how Lord Byron's daughter Ada Lovelace launched the digital age / James Essinger. QAL72 E87 - Engineering Library. The calculating passion of Ada Byron / Joan Baum. QAL72 B - Math/Stat Library.

      Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (née Byron; 10 December – 27 November ) was a British mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical notes on the engine include what is recognised as the first algorithm intended to be carried out by a machine. Augusta Ada Byron King, Countess of Lovelace: – Credited with being the first person to detail the process now known as computer programming, Ada Byron was born in and lived in England during a time when women were excluded from the halls of learning.


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The Calculating Passion of Ada Byron [Baum, Joan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Calculating Passion of Ada ByronCited by: there was very little passion to be found in the book.

It was a rather dry read, mostly a series of quotes from letters by, to and about Ada. (For the uninformed, Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace is considered the world's first computer programmer, as she devised algorithms for Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine - an early computer prototype.)3/5.

Get this from a library. The calculating passion of Ada Byron. [Joan Baum] -- This biography of Countess Lovelace, Augusta Ada Byron King (daughter of Lord and Lady Byron), examines the life of a gifted mathematician in a time when women simply didn't pursue mathematics.

The calculating passion of Ada Byron User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This is a well-written biography of Countess Lovelace, Augusta Ada Byron King, daughter of Lord and Lady Byron. Byron has recently gained fame for her explanatory notes on Charles Babbage's analytical.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City Hamden, Conn. Donor bostonpubliclibrary External-identifierPages: Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (née Byron; 10 December – 27 November ) was an English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's proposed mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical was the first to recognise that the machine had applications beyond pure calculation, and published the first algorithm intended to be carried.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace, was one of the most picturesque characters in computer history. Augusta Ada Byron was born Decem the daughter of the illustrious poet, Lord Byron.

Five weeks after Ada was born Lady Byron asked for a separation from Lord Byron, and was awarded sole custody of Ada who she brought up to be a mathematician and.

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Ada Byron was the daughter of a brief marriage between the Romantic poet Lord Byron and Anne Isabelle Milbanke, who separated from Byron just a month after Ada was born.

Four months later, Byron left England forever. Ada never met her father (who died in Greece in ) and was raised by her mother, Lady Byron. Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math.

When she meets Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical computer, Ada understands the machine better than anyone else and writes the world's first computer program in order to demonstrate its capabilities/5().

In her book, The Calculating Passion of Ada Byron, Joan Baum notes, "Lady Byron had insisted on the cultivation of mathematics primarily because its discipline represented for her the direct opposite of everything associated with her depraved husband: dangerous fancy, melancholy moods, evil, even insanity." Baum also stated that "Mathematics.

Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace, was born to Annabella Byron (Lady Byron) and renowned poet George Byron (Lord Byron) in London on December 10th, Ada's parents divorced soon after she was born and Ada was raised by her mother.

Lady Byron was quite determined that her daughter not pursue the reckless life of a poet, as her father did. Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, born Augusta Ada Byron on Decemlater came to be known simply as Adashe is celebrated as the world’s first computer programmer — the first person to marry the mathematical capabilities of computational machines with the poetic possibilities of symbolic logic applied with imagination.

If your bent runs to the specific scientific contributions or more widely to a reflection on the conflict between Romance and Reason, you might try another work such as the Calculating Passion of Ada Byron or Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers (though neither of those includes the actual program she wrote) and Victorian Minds/a Study of Reviews:   To the Editor: In reading Brenda Maddox's review of ''The Calculating Passion of Ada Byron'' by Joan Baum (Oct.

5), I realized that, for the second time within a year, The Book Review had. In her book, The Calculating Passion of Ada Byron, Joan Baum notes, "Lady Byron had insisted on the cultivation of mathematics primarily because its discipline represented for her the direct opposite of everything associated with her depraved husband: dangerous fancy, melancholy moods, evil.

Ada Byron at age seventeen. Scanned from The Calculating Passion of Ada Byron by Joam Baum. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Ada turned out to be a promising mathematician, and was fascinated by natural science and the machines of the Industrial Revolution.

When she was o Mary Somerville introduced her to Charles Babbage, who was. The person who pretty much invented the computer, she argued in Calculating Ada (BBC Four), was a woman. Dr Hannah Fry tells the story of Ava. the calculating passion of ada byron by joan baum.

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