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The calculating passion of Ada Byron, Joan Baum

Label
The calculating passion of Ada Byron
Title
The calculating passion of Ada Byron
Statement of responsibility
Joan Baum
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baum, Joan
Index
index present
LC call number
QA29.L72
LC item number
B38 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lovelace, Ada King
  • Lovelace, Ada King
  • Lovelace, Ada King
  • Lovelace, Ada King of
  • Mathematicians
  • Calculators
  • Computers
  • Mathématiciens
  • Calculatrices
  • Ordinateurs
  • Calculators
  • Computers
  • Mathematicians
  • Rekenmachines
  • Wiskundigen
  • Rechenmaschine
  • Great Britain
Label
The calculating passion of Ada Byron, Joan Baum
Link
https://archive.org/details/calculatingpassi00baum
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 127-130
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The lady and the engine -- The programming of Ada Byron -- The mathematical milieu -- The programming of Ada Lovelace -- Byronic counterforces -- The "notes" -- Yearnings and defeat -- Appendixes. Ada in Byron's poetry -- The Victorian medical world -- Ada in twentieth-century literature -- The Ada programming language
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 133 pages, [12] pages of plates
Isbn
9780208021199
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
86014103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13793405
  • (OCoLC)ocm13793405
Label
The calculating passion of Ada Byron, Joan Baum
Link
https://archive.org/details/calculatingpassi00baum
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 127-130
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The lady and the engine -- The programming of Ada Byron -- The mathematical milieu -- The programming of Ada Lovelace -- Byronic counterforces -- The "notes" -- Yearnings and defeat -- Appendixes. Ada in Byron's poetry -- The Victorian medical world -- Ada in twentieth-century literature -- The Ada programming language
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 133 pages, [12] pages of plates
Isbn
9780208021199
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
86014103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13793405
  • (OCoLC)ocm13793405

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