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4:15 pm

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

December 12 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Argue Auditorium, Pomona College, 610 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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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 […]

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