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Defining Ada: On The Legacy of Augusta Ada Byron King Lovelace (Gizem Karaali, Pomona College)

December 12 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Abstract: Augusta Ada, Countess of Lovelace, is today viewed as the rst person to recognize the
power of algorithmic machines and a pioneer in computer programming. Her biographers have often
disagreed on her mathematical talents, her mathematical contributions, and her legacy. In this talk
I explore the various approaches taken towards her, focusing explicitly on how the men in her life
have been used to dene her. I conclude with some thoughts on Adas impact and legacy. problems.

Details

Date:
December 12
Time:
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Event Category:

Other

Speaker Name
Gizem Karaali

Venue

Argue Auditorium, Pomona College
610 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Details

Date:
December 12
Time:
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Event Category:

Other

Speaker Name
Gizem Karaali

Venue

Argue Auditorium, Pomona College
610 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
+ Google Map