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Ada, a life and a legacy

by Dorothy Stein

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDorothy Stein.
      SeriesMIT Press series in the history of computing
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQA29.L72 S74 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 321 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages321
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2530766M
      ISBN 10026219242X
      LC Control Number85011367
      OCLC/WorldCa12103551

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Ada: A Life And A Legacy (History of Computing) First Paperback Edition by Dorothy Stein (Author)Cited by: Augusta Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace, was the daughter of Lord Byronand a close friend to many of the leading figures of the Victorian era; based on herreport on Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine she is also generally known as theinventor of the science of computer programming/5(10).

Ada, a life and a legacy User Review - Not Available - Book A life and a legacy book Augusta Ada Byron, daughter of Lord Byron, and later Countess of Loveless, is known today mostly as an acute mathematician and. Augusta Ada Bryon, Countess of Lovelace, the only legitimate daughter of poet Lord Byron, never quite emerges alive from under the letters, memoirs and documents Stein investigates and interprets.

Stein attempts to weave a tale of a complex woman who acquired a label of genius, but she fails to capture Ada as a full person. The awkward and stilted prose makes matters worse.

What the reader can cull from this tangled wed of information is that Ada's life was too full and her legacy too rich to be capturedat least by Stein. Ada, a life and a legacy by Stein, Dorothy. Publication date Topics Lovelace, Ada King, Countess of,Mathematicians Publisher Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press Internet Archive Books.

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Ada: A Life And A Legacy Book Abstract: Augusta Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace, was the daughter of Lord Byron and a close friend to many of the leading figures of the Victorian era; based on her report on Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine she is also generally known as the inventor of the science of computer programming.

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In this engrossing biography, Dorothy Stein strips away the many layers of myth to reveal a story far more. English mathematician Ada Lovelace, the daughter of poet Lord Byron, has been called "the first computer programmer" for writing an algorithm for a computing machine in the : Ada, a life and a legacy.

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