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Ada, a life and a legacy

Author: Dorothy Stein
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1985.
Series: MIT Press series in the history of computing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The subject of this biography "was the daughter of Lord Byron ... based on her report on Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine, she is also generally regarded as the inventor of the science of computer programming"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Ada King Lovelace, Countess of; Ada King Lovelace, Countess of; Ada King of Lovelace; Ada King Lovelace, (Comtesse de); Ada King of Lovelace
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Stein
ISBN: 026219242X 9780262192422
OCLC Number: 12103551
Description: xix, 321 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: I understand, Mama --
The much desired great unknown --
This first child of mine --
In time I will do all, I dare say --
My dearest mate --
I begin to understand death --
Hide me under the shadow --
Appendix : Unnatural feelings mental and bodily.
Series Title: MIT Press series in the history of computing.
Responsibility: Dorothy Stein.

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The subject of this biography "was the daughter of Lord Byron ... based on her report on Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine, she is also generally regarded as the inventor of the science of computer programming"--Page 4 of cover.

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