The Calculating Passion of Ada Byron

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Archon Books, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 133 pages
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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.

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The calculating passion of Ada Byron

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This is a well-written biography of Countess Lovelace, Augusta Ada Byron King, daughter of Lord and Lady Byron. Byron has recently gained fame for her explanatory notes on Charles Babbage's analytical ... Read full review

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I picked up this book to learn more about Ada and expected it to be highly academic. Ada is a fascinating woman in science and I always appreciate learning about previous scientists and thinkers. Read full review

Contents

The Mathematical Milieu
17
Byronic Counterforces
52
The Notes
67
Copyright

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