References for Charles Babbage

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  1. N T Gridgeman, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830900201.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9011590/Charles-Babbage

Books:

  1. C Babbage, Passages from the life of a philosopher (London, 1864).
  2. H P Babbage, Babbage's calculating emgines (London, 1889).
  3. H W Buxton, Memoir of the life and labours of the late Charles Babbage Esq. F.R.S. (Los Angeles, CA, 1988).
  4. J M Dubbey, The mathematical work of Charles Babbage (Cambridge, 1978).
  5. A Hyman, Charles Babbage : pioneer of the computer (Oxford, 1982).
  6. P Morrison and E Morrison, Charles Babbage and his calculating engines (New York, 1961).

Articles:

  1. W J Ashworth, Memory, efficiency, and symbolic analysis : Charles Babbage, John Herschel, and the industrial mind, Isis 87 (4) (1996), 629-653.
  2. W J Ashworth, The calculating eye : Baily, Herschel, Babbage and the business of astronomy, British J. Hist. Sci. 27 (95) (4) (1994), 409-441.
  3. Babbage, Charles (1792-1871), Dictionary of National Biography II (London, 1885), 304-306.
  4. H W Becher, Woodhouse, Babbage, Peacock, and modern algebra, Historia Math. 7 (4) (1980), 389-400.
  5. A G Bromley, The evolution of Babbage's calculating engines, Ann. Hist. Comput. 9 (2) (1987), 113-136.
  6. A G Bromley, Charles Babbage's analytical engine, 1838, Ann. Hist. Comput. 4 (3) (1982), 196-217.
  7. M Campbell-Kelly, Charles Babbage and the Assurance of Lives, IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 16 (1994), 5-14.
  8. M Campbell-Kelly, Charles Babbage's table of logarithms (1827), Ann. Hist. Comput. 10 (3) (1988), 159-169.
  9. Charles Babbage, The Times (23 Oct, 1871).
  10. Charles Babbage, The Atheneum (28 Oct, 1871).
  11. I B Cohen, Babbage and Aiken : with notes on Henry Babbage's gift to Harvard, and to other institutions, of a portion of his father's difference engine, Ann. Hist. Comput. 10 (3) (1988), 171-193.
  12. J M Dubbey, Babbage, Peacock and modern algebra, Historia Math. 4 (3) (1977), 295-302.
  13. M-J Durand-Richard, Charles Babbage (1791-1871) : de l'école algébrique anglaise à la 'machine analytique', Math. Inform. Sci. Humaines 118 (1992), 5-31.
  14. P J FitzPatrick, Leading British statisticians of the nineteenth century, Journal of the American Statistical Association 55 (1960), 38-70.
  15. P J FitzPatrick, Leading British statisticians of the nineteenth century, in M G Kendall and R L Plackett (eds.), Studies in the History of Statistics and Probability II (London, 1977), 180-212.
  16. O I Franksen, Babbage and cryptography : Or, the mystery of Admiral Beaufort's cipher, Math. Comput. Simulation 35 (4) (1993), 327-367.
  17. O Franksen, Immanuel Mr. Babbage, the difference engine, and the problem of notation: an account of the origin of recursiveness and conditionals in computer programming, Internat. J. Engrg. Sci. 19 (12) (1981), 1657-1694.
  18. I Grattan-Guinness, Charles Babbage as an algorithmic thinker, IEEE Ann. Hist. Comput. 14 (3) (1992), 34-48.
  19. I Grattan-Guinness, Babbage's mathematics in its time, British J. Hist. Sci. 12 (40) (1) (1979), 82-88.
  20. J D Hill, Charles Babbage, Rowland Hill and penny postage, Postal History International 2 (1) (1973).
  21. V R Huskey and H D Huskey, Lady Lovelace and Charles Babbage, Ann. Hist. Comput. 2 (4) (1980), 299-329.
  22. D Lardner, Babbage's calculating engines, Edinburgh Review 59 (1834), 263-327.
  23. J Mosconi, Charles Babbage : vers une théorie du calcul mécanique, Rev. Histoire Sci. Appl. 36 (1) (1983), 69-107.
  24. H Nagler, Napier and Babbage, Ann. Hist. Comput. 2 (2) (1980), 186-187.
  25. D Nudds, Charles Babbage (1791-1871), in Mid-nineteenth century scientists (Oxford, 1969), 1-34.
  26. N K Taylor, Charles Babbage's mini-computer - Difference Engine No. 0, Bull. Inst. Math. Appl. 28 (6-8) (1992), 112-114.
  27. G J Tee, More about Charles Babbage's difference engine no. 0, Bull. Inst. Math. Appl. 30 (9-10) (1994), 134-137.
  28. G J Tee, Charles Babbage (1791-1871) and his New Zealand connections, New Zealand Math. Mag. 22 (3) (1986), 112-123.
  29. G T Tee, Charles Babbage (1791-1871) and his New Zealand connections, Roy. Soc. New Zealand Bull. 21 (1984), 81-90.
  30. G J Tee, The heritage of Charles Babbage in Australasia, Ann. Hist. Comput. 5 (1) (1983), 45-59.
  31. G J Tee, Charles Babbage materials in New Zealand and Australia, Historia Math. 9 (3) (1982), 344-345.
  32. P J Turvey, Sir John Herschel and the abandonment of Charles Babbage's Difference Engine No. 1, Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 45 (2) (1991), 165-176.
  33. A W Van Sinderen and M R Williams, Happy birthday Mr Babbage, Ann. Hist. Comput. 13 (2) (1991), 125-139.
  34. A W Van Sinderen, Babbage's letter to Quetelet, May 1835, Ann. Hist. Comput. 5 (3) (1983), 263-267.
  35. A W Van Sinderen, The printed papers of Charles Babbage, Ann. Hist. Comput. 2 (2) (1980), 169-185.
  36. R Webster, Charles Babbage : the man behind the machines, Mathematical Spectrum 24, 34-41.
  37. M V Wilkes, Herschel, Peacock, Babbage and the development of the Cambridge curriculum, Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London 44 (1990), 205-219.
  38. M V Wilkes, Babbage's expectations for his engines, Ann. Hist. Comput. 13 (2) (1991), 141-145.
  39. M V Wilkes, The design of a control unit - reflections on reading Babbage's notebooks, Ann. Hist. Comput. 3 (2) (1981), 116-120.
  40. M V Wilkes, Babbage as a computer pioneer, Historia Math. 4 (4) (1977), 415-440.
  41. M V Wilkes, Charles Babbage - the great uncle of computing?, Comm. ACM 35 (3) (1992), 15-21.
  42. M R Williams, Babbage and Bowditch : a transatlantic connection, Ann. Hist. Comput. 9 (3-4) (1988), 283-290.
  43. M R Williams, The scientific library of Charles Babbage, Ann. Hist. Comput. 3 (3) (1981), 235-240.
  44. L Yntema, Charles Babbage (1792/1871) (Dutch), Verzekerings-Arch. 54 (3) (1977), 189-205.

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