Monographs in Computer Science

The Origins of Digital Computers

Selected Papers

Editors: Randell, Brian (Ed.)

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Table of contents (36 chapters)

Table of contents (36 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-7

    Gries, David

  • On the Mathematical Powers of the Calculating Engine

    Pages 19-54

    Babbage, Charles

  • Report of the Committee, consisting of Professor Cayley, Dr. Farr, 2.2. Mr. J. W. L. Glaisher, Dr. Pole, Professor Fuller, Professor A. B. W. Kennedy, Professor Clifford, and Mr. C. W. Merrifield, appointed to consider the advisability and to estimate the expense of constructing Mr. Babbage’s Analytical Machine, and of printing Tables by its means.

    Pages 55-65

    Merrifield, C. W.

  • Babbage’s Analytical Engine

    Pages 67-70

    Babbage, Major-General H. P.

  • On a Proposed Analytical Machine

    Pages 73-87

    Ludgate, Percy E.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Origins of Digital Computers
Book Subtitle
Selected Papers
Editors
  • Brian Randell
Series Title
Monographs in Computer Science
Copyright
1982
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-61812-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-61812-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-11319-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-61814-7
Series ISSN
0172-603X
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
XVI, 582
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