The Critical Archive

Ada Lovelace-Bodeleian Libraries blogs

  • Christopher Hollings, Ursula Martin, and Adrian Rice. “The Lovelace-De Morgan mathematical correspondence: a critical re-appraisal,” Historia Mathematica, Vol. 44 (August 2017), no. 3, 202–231.
  • A Selection and Adaptation From Ada’s Notes
  • The Analytical Engine at http://www.fourmilab.to/babbage/contents.html. Read historical documents related to the Engine, including Ada Lovelace’s translation and commentary of “Sketch of the Analytical Engine” by L.F. Menabrea.
  • Ada & the Analytical Engine by Elisabeth Freeman, Educom Review, Volume 31, Number 2, March/April 1996.
  • Martin, Ursula. “Ada Lovelace, mathematician”, Math. Today (Southend-on-Sea) 51 (2015), no. 6, 254.
  • Moore, Doris, L. Ada, Countess of Lovelace: Byron’s legitimate daughter. New York: Harper and Row, 1977.
  • Baum, Joan. The Calculating Passion of Ada Byron, Archon Books, 1986.
  • Angluin, Dana. “Lady Lovelace and the Analytical Engine,” AWM Newsletter, Vol. 6, No. 1 (January 1976), 5-10, and Vol. 6, No. 2 (February 1976), 6-8. [Reprinted in Complexities: Women in Mathematics, Bettye Anne Case and Anne Leggett, Editors, Princeton University Press (2005), 60-67.]
  • Perl, Teri. “Ada Augusta Byron Lovelace,” in Notable Women in Mathematics: A Biographical Dictionary, Charlene Morrow and Teri Perl, Editors, Greenwood Press (1998), 128-133.
  • Toole, Betty Alexandra. Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers: Prophet of the Computer Age Strawberry Press. (1998)

Enchantress of Numbers or a mere debugger?

Ada Lovelace-Bodeleian Libraries blogs

  • Christopher Hollings, Ursula Martin, and Adrian Rice. “The Lovelace-De Morgan mathematical correspondence: a critical re-appraisal,” Historia Mathematica, Vol. 44 (August 2017), no. 3, 202–231.
  • A Selection and Adaptation From Ada’s Notes
  • The Analytical Engine at http://www.fourmilab.to/babbage/contents.html. Read historical documents related to the Engine, including Ada Lovelace’s translation and commentary of “Sketch of the Analytical Engine” by L.F. Menabrea.
  • Ada & the Analytical Engine by Elisabeth Freeman, Educom Review, Volume 31, Number 2, March/April 1996.
  • Martin, Ursula. “Ada Lovelace, mathematician”, Math. Today (Southend-on-Sea) 51 (2015), no. 6, 254.
  • Moore, Doris, L. Ada, Countess of Lovelace: Byron’s legitimate daughter. New York: Harper and Row, 1977.
  • Baum, Joan. The Calculating Passion of Ada Byron, Archon Books, 1986.
  • Angluin, Dana. “Lady Lovelace and the Analytical Engine,” AWM Newsletter, Vol. 6, No. 1 (January 1976), 5-10, and Vol. 6, No. 2 (February 1976), 6-8. [Reprinted in Complexities: Women in Mathematics, Bettye Anne Case and Anne Leggett, Editors, Princeton University Press (2005), 60-67.]
  • Perl, Teri. “Ada Augusta Byron Lovelace,” in Notable Women in Mathematics: A Biographical Dictionary, Charlene Morrow and Teri Perl, Editors, Greenwood Press (1998), 128-133.
  • Toole, Betty Alexandra. Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers: Prophet of the Computer Age Strawberry Press. (1998)