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Ada Lovelace

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Mireya Baez-Cantero

on 23 May 2013

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Ada Lovelace "The Analytical Engine weaves Algebraic patterns just as the Jacquard loom weaves flowers and leaves."

-Ada Lovelace Personal Life Charles Babbage
and Ada Ada's Contribution to Mathematics a month after Ada's birth, her parents separated
four months after the separation, Lord Byron left England
in 1823, he died in Greece
Ada never met her father Ada's mother did not want Ada to follow her father's steps into poetry
she had Ada be tutored in mathematics and music
it was mathematics that gave her life it's wings in 1833, Ada met Charles Babbage at a party
Charles Babbage was a professor of mathematics at Cambridge
inventor of the Difference Engine
plans for a new calculating machine
rejection from sponsors
in 1842 Louis Menebrea, published a memoir in French on the Analytical Engine
then Babbage assigned Ada as the translator of that memoir in 1835 Ada married William King
he was ten years older than her
in 1838, William inherited a noble title
William King, Earl of Lovelace
Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace
they had three kids Ada was born in London, England on December 10, 1815
she was born with the name Augusta Ada Byron
her father was poet, George Gordon Byron
her mother was Anne Isabelle Byron Birth Early Life "Princess of Parallelograms" "Lord Byron" ` Ada Lovelace Education Charles Babbage Difference Engine Analytical Engine Ada was essentially the first computer programmer
She translated the memoir written by Luigi Menebrea but added her own notes like the concepts of computer programming
She developed an encoded algorithm before programmable computers were made Quote Bibliography "Ada Byron Lovelace." Ada Byron Lovelace. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 May 2013."

Ada Lovelace Biography" - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com ." Famous Biographies & TV Shows - Biography.com . N.p., n.d. Web. 17 May 2013. <http://www.biography.com/people/ada-lovelace-20825323>.

"Ada Lovelace - The Babbage Engine | Computer History Museum." Computer History Museum. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 May 2013. <http://www.computerhistory.org/babbage/adalovelace/>.

"Ada Lovelace: Founder of Scientific Computing." San Diego Supercomputer Center. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 May 2013. <http://www.sdsc.edu/ScienceWomen/lovelace.html>. The End By: Catherine Kim and Mireya Baez-Cantero William King Ada's Notes Ada's Notes Margaret Sarah Carpenter
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