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Ludgate's Analytical Machine of 1909

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Brian RandellORCiD


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This paper discusses the little-known analytical machine, or program-controlled mechanical calculator, designed by Percy E. Ludgate in Ireland during the years 1903 to 1909, and documents the results of a search for information about his life and work.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Randell B

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: The Computer Journal

Year: 1971

Volume: 14

Issue: 3

Pages: 317-326

ISSN (print): 0010-4620

ISSN (electronic): 1460-2067

Publisher: Oxford University Press


DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/14.3.317


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