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Lovelace, Ada King Countess of 1815-1852

Works: 181 works in 389 publications in 8 languages and 24,220 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Humor  Biographies  Records and correspondence  Sources  Biographical comics 
Roles: Translator, Author, Other, Dedicatee, Contributor
Classifications: QA29.L72, B
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Most widely held works by Ada King Lovelace
Charles Babbage and his calculating engines : selected writings by Charles Babbage and others by Charles Babbage( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Babbage, pioneer in the field of computing machines, is well known today as the development and dissemination of computers has made it clear that he was a man ahead of his time. For a large part of his life Babbage was chiefly interested in the calculating engine, but from his writings it is apparent that in addition to understanding the principles of the construction of computers, he had a clear insight into their potential applications and the way to use them. He was also a pioneer in the field of operations research, was interested in an amazingly broad range of subjects, and was one of the first people to obtain a government grant in support of research! The editors have written an introduction which serves as a coordinating preamble to some chapters from Babbage's "Passages from the Life of a Philosopher" along with selections from "Calculating Engines" and assorted miscellaneous papers, blending everything to produce a book which can be read with the ease of a novel and is certainly no less entertaining
Ada Lovelace by Ada King Lovelace( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Augusta Ada King, Condesa de Lovelace e hija de Lord Byron manifestó desde joven gran interés por las matemáticas, especialmente por el trabajo de Charles Babbage "Analytical Engine" (máquina analítica). El cuaderno de notas reproduce su famosa "Nota G" una de tantas notas incluidas en la traducción que hizo Lovelace de un texto de Luigi Federico Menebrae sobre la investigación de Babbage. La Nota G contiene un algoritmo que, a modo de programa -software- hace posible que la máquina de Babbage -que entonces aún no existía- realice procesos de computación, y sea considerada como el primer programa informático. En tanto que en la Nota G Lovelace alberga dudas acerca de la capacidad de una computadora para lo que podría llamarse "inteligencia artificial", en otras notas es capaz de de prever que las computadoras podrán ir más allá del puro cálculo. Los pensamientos de Lovelace "combinan el racionalismo científico con la imaginación subjetiva." El cuaderno de notas incluye además una selección de la correspondencia mantenida entre Lovelace y Babbage, así como el soneto "The Rainbow."
Ada's echo by Kelly Wellman( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ada, the enchantress of numbers : a selection from the letters of Lord Byron's daughter and her description of the first computer by Ada King Lovelace( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toole did research for more than eight years, burying herself in British archives and libraries to narrate and edit this extraordinary collection of letters written by Ada Lovelace. Not only do they outline Ada's ingenuity for the sciences, but they also enlighten us on all aspects of Lady Lovelace's multidimensional life: her passionate desire to flourish in a "man's world," her battle with drug addiction and chronic sickness, and her efforts as a mother and wife. Lovelace also had a reputation as a wild gambler and a lover. Ada was one of the first to write programs of instructions for Babbage's Analytical Engines, the famous precursors to the modern digital computer. Ada's letters are some of the classic founding documents of cybernetics and computer science, written nearly a century before ENIAC
Sketch of the analytical engine invented by Charles Babbage, Esq. by Luigi Federico Menabrea( Book )

2 editions published in 1843 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thrilling adventures of Lovelace and Babbage : with interesting & curious anecdotes of celebrated and distinguished characters fully illustrating a variety of instructive and amusing scenes ; as performed within and without the remarkable difference engine by Sydney Padua( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Victorian London's most dynamic duo: Charles Babbage, the unrealized inventor of the computer, and his accomplice, Ada, Countess of Lovelace, the peculiar protoprogrammer and daughter of Lord Byron. When Lovelace translated a description of Babbage's plans for an enormous mechanical calculating machine in 1842, she added annotations three times longer than the original work. Her footnotes contained the first appearance of the general computing theory, a hundred years before an actual computer was built. Sadly, Lovelace died of cancer a decade after publishing the paper, and Babbage never built any of his machines. But do not despair! The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage presents a rollicking alternate reality in which Lovelace and Babbage do build the Difference Engine and then use it to build runaway economic models, battle the scourge of spelling errors, explore the wilder realms of mathematics, and, of course, fight crime -- for the sake of both London and science. Complete with extensive footnotes that rival those penned by Lovelace herself, historical curiosities, and never-before-seen diagrams of Babbage's mechanical, steam-powered computer
Ada's algorithm : how Lord Byron's daughter Ada Lovelace launched the digital age by James Essinger( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 150 years after her death, a widely-used scientific computer program was named "Ada," after Ada Lovelace, the only legitimate daughter of the eighteenth century's version of a rock star, Lord Byron. Why? Because, after computer pioneers such as Alan Turing began to rediscover her, it slowly became apparent that she had been a key but overlooked figure in the invention of the computer. Essinger makes the case that the computer age could have started two centuries ago if Lovelace's contemporaries had recognized her research and fully grasped its implications. It's a remarkable tale, starting with the outrageous behavior of her father, which made Ada instantly famous upon birth. Ada would go on to overcome numerous obstacles to obtain a level of education typically forbidden to women of her day. She would eventually join forces with Charles Babbage, generally credited with inventing the computer, although as Essinger makes clear, Babbage couldn't have done it without Lovelace. Indeed, Lovelace wrote what is today considered the world's first computer program -- despite opposition that the principles of science were "beyond the strength of a woman's physical power of application."
Sketch of the Analytical Engine invented by Charles Babbage ... with notes by the translator. Extracted from the 'Scientific Memoirs,' etc by Luigi Federico Menabrea( Book )

3 editions published in 1843 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ada, the enchantress of numbers : prophet of the computer age, a pathway to the 21st century by Ada King Lovelace( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Ada Augusta Lovelace : [raziskovalno področje] informatika : raziskovalna naloga by Vita Gabor( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Slovenian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in European culture and society : a sourcebook by Deborah Simonton( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in European Culture and Society: A Sourcebook includes a range of transnational sources which encompass the history of women in Europe from the beginning of the eighteenth century right up to the present day. Including documents from across Europe, from France and Germany to Estonia, Spain and Russia, organised in a broad chronical spread, the diversity of the sources included in the book is unique - including many never translated into English before. Deborah Simonton offers detailed interpretive introductions that analyse and contextualise the sources
Ashley Combe, to Mr. Crosse by Ada King Lovelace( )

1 edition published in 1844 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Explaining that she has been ill and "just emerging from one of my miserable attacks of Gastritis (Gastric Fever);" telling him that "There is not only much that is akin, in principles & feelings, between our two minds, but there is just that difference & that peculiar adaptation of the differences in our characteristics, which would fit us to be of mutual benefit. The one could supply the deficiencies of the other; & the one could enhance the strong points of the other. I shall therefore by degrees communicate to you the whole of my present views & plans. I have done so to no other scientific person, as yet. I am too well aware what scientific perfidy is capable of, to say the truth. But that thought cannot come into consideration between you & me. On the other hand I know you will equally trust me. I need not say that respecting any thing derived from you, I should glory in acknowledging my debt, if in future writings in discoveries of my own I could point out those links of my chain which should be yours. Depend on it that two heads are better than one, (if they don't quarrel, always understood; & unluckily philosophers generally do quarrel.);" asking if he would send her "some of Corelli's music? I know you like it & perhaps I could pick out parts for the Harp."
[London] , to Miss Duppa by Ada King Lovelace( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Explaining that her mother had a carriage accident and will not be at Fordhook as planned; adding that her mother was not injured but "had to walk a mile in the snow, & to sit in a dirty ale-house in 'gin-drinking company' till a carriage could be procured from Brighton to take her back there."
Ockham Park, to Mr. Crosse by Ada King Lovelace( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Apologizing for taking so long to reply; saying that she is "in a very musical phase (which you will not be sorry to hear), and I am giving a good deal of time to it;" commenting that his "account & diagram of the apparatus seems promising. Have you yet actually put it into operation:" saying that "Dr. Carpenter will be very much interested in the progress of this renewed experiment. We talk of trying it ourselves now shortly but we find many difficulties & that to test the results with any certainty necessitates a quantity & sort of preparation and of appareil altogether, which only exists in an established laboratory;" It is not yet certain that Dr. Carpenter will permanently remain with us; & this still-existing doubt has made us delay many things we may perhaps do if he does remain;" saying that her health has improved; crediting her improved health to his suggestions when she was at Bromfield; asking if he has heard "any more about Mesmerism? And what are your present opinions upon it? I quite agree with you that your best & ... refuge from all troubles is in your Science. That is a great soother of agitated feelings, & in this respect you are indeed a fortunate person. I generally see indeed that there is compensation of some kind or other, in all situations; & I think lots are very even in this world on the whole;" sending her regards to Mrs. Crosse
Ada, a life and a legacy by Dorothy Stein( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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
Papers by George Gordon Byron Byron( )

in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of letters, documents, drawings and prints of and related to Lord George Gordon Noël Byron, 1788-1824, poet. The collection was originally formed by Edward Whittaker Hennell who had the materials mounted and bound by Zaehnsdorf in October 1891. The volume was disbound in 1988
Ashley Combe, to "my dear Babbage" by Ada King Lovelace( )

1 edition published in 1844 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning an article she is submitting to the Quarterly that she is insisting must be allotted 60 pages; adding that she prefers that they think she is a male writer; asking if he could get her a copy of Dr. Thomas Young's Lectures; saying she has "read the 'Vestiges' & I wish to review it for the July No. of the Edinburgh. Have you any friend who could negociate [sic] this for me with the ruling powers of the Edinburgh, exactly as Lyell is doing for the Quarterly; I being strictly incognito, until & unless my production be accepted, & my sex not to be hinted at;" explaining that she feels confident she can work on the review and her work for him at the same time and that "Lord L-- also is of the impression that I can write two things at once far more easily than only one. This is a peculiarity of my mind which I think you will easily understand;" adding that she does "not suppose even you can be aware of the powerful & yet graceful analysis I have it in view to develop of your engine; or of the magic force with which I expect to bring facts & ideas from the North, the South, the East, and the West, to contribute towards my successful painting of your invention;" I consider that I am to paint your engine before the eyes & minds of men; & that mine will be an Artist's as well as Analyst's labour;" suggesting that she needs to visit him and "see what your people are now about;" listing the information she would like him to prepare for her in advance of her visit; concluding that it is her "object to make my Article such as will suit both the unlearned & the learned."
Ashley-Combe, to Mr. Crosse by Ada King Lovelace( )

1 edition published in 1843 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Saying she has sent him a "copy of the paper I lately published in Taylor's Scientific Memoirs;" commenting that she has "lived almost entirely secluded. Those who are in earnest & with single mind devoted to any great object in life, must find this occasionally inevitable; & when (as has been my case during the last 10 months), family affairs of a harassing & complicated description, & also very strange & uncertain states of health, are superadded to the first cause, you will not wonder at having heard nothing from me, because you have experience & candor enough to perceive & know that God has not given to us (in this state of existence) more than very limited powers of physical inter-communication & expression of one's ideas & feeling. Would that every thought of mine could be father to the expression of it, to the communication of it to other sentient & thinking beings!;" asking if he can visit and telling him that Mr. Babbage is "likely to be here at the time I mention;" adding that she will "be very desirous of again seeing you. You know what that means from me, & that it is no [illegible] or humbug, but the simple expression & result of the respect & attraction I feel for a mind that ventures to read direct in God's own book, & not merely thro' man's translation of that same vast & mighty work."
George Gordon Byron Collection by George Gordon Byron Byron( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The George Gordon Byron papers consist of manuscripts, letters, an account book, engravings, handwritten musical scores, wills and other documents, and clippings, all ranging in date from 1642 to 1968, with the majority dating from 1798 to 1830
Ada Lovelace (dOCUMENTA (13): 100 Notes - 100 Thoughts, 100 Notizen - 100 Gedanken # 055)( )

1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Ada, the enchantress of numbers : a selection from the letters of Lord Byron's daughter and her description of the first computer
Ada, the enchantress of numbers : prophet of the computer age, a pathway to the 21st centuryAda, a life and a legacyLord Byron's novel : the evening landThe bride of science : romance, reason, and Byron's daughter
Alternative Names
Ada Augusta Lovelace

Ada Augusta Lovelace matemática e escritora británica

Ada Byron King

Ada Byron Lovelace

Ada Lavleisa

Ada Lavleys

Ada Lovelace anglická matematička

Ada Lovelace angol matematikus és írónő

Ada Lovelace Brits wiskundige

Ada Lovelace brytyjska arystokratka, uważana za pionierkę programowania

Ada Lovelace Engelse wiskundige en skryfster, dikwels as die wêreld se eerste rekenaarprogrammeerder verwys

Ada Lovelace engelsk matematiker

Ada Lovelace englantilainen matemaatikko

Ada Lovelace englische Mathematikerin

Ada Lovelace English mathematician, considered the first computer programmer

Ada Lovelace Matemàtica anglesa considerada la primera programadora de la història

Ada Lovelace matemática britânica

Ada Lovelace matemática británica considerada la primera programadora de la historia

Ada Lovelace matematica inglese, considerata la prima programmatrice

Ada Lovelace matemática y escritora británica, la primera persona programadora de la historia

Ada Lovelace mathématicienne britannique

Augusta Ada Kingová

Byron Ada

Byron, Ada 1815-1852

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Byron Lovelace, Ada 1815-1852


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King, Augusta Ada 1815-1852 Countess of Lovelace

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Lovelace, Ada K. of 1815-1852

Lovelace, Ada King 1815-1852 Countess of

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Ада Лавлейс англичанка-математик

Ада Лавлейс англійська жінка-математик, вважається першим комп'ютерним програмістом

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Байрон А. А. 1815-1852

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Лавлейс А. 1815-1852

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