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The Resource A female genius : how Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron's daughter, started the computer age, James Essinger

A female genius : how Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron's daughter, started the computer age, James Essinger

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A female genius : how Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron's daughter, started the computer age
Title
A female genius
Title remainder
how Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron's daughter, started the computer age
Statement of responsibility
James Essinger
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This biography tells the story of the woman who, alongside Charles Babbage, invented the world's first computer. The daughter of Lord Byron, Ada was the visionary who recognised the true potential of Babbage's cog-wheel computer, The Analytical Engine. She demonstrated to the world that computers wouldn't merely be adding machines, but that they would be able to think
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
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Essinger, James
Dewey number
  • 510.9'2
  • 510.92
  • 510.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lovelace, Ada King
  • Women mathematicians
  • Mathematicians
  • Computers
  • Calculators
  • Babbage, Charles
  • Biography
Label
A female genius : how Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron's daughter, started the computer age, James Essinger
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781908096661
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781908096661
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
A female genius : how Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron's daughter, started the computer age, James Essinger
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781908096661
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781908096661
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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