Related to Lovelace Ada: Ada Byron
Lovelace(lŭv′ləs), Ada Full name Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace. 1815-1852.
British mathematician whose writing on Charles Babbage's analytical machine provides an early explanation of the principles of programming and explores the potential of computers to manipulate mathematical and non-mathematical information.
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