Byron Augusta Ada
By·ron(bī′rən), Augusta Ada Countess of Lovelace. 1815-1852.
British mathematician who collaborated with Charles Babbage on the design of the Analytical Engine, an early computer. She compiled detailed notations about how the machine could be programmed.
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