Charles Babbage

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Charles Babbage
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Sexo mascule
Nascentia 1791-12-26 (London, Teignmouth)
Decesso 1871-10-18 (London)
Loco de reposo Kensal Green Cemetery[*]
Citatania United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland[*]
Educate in Peterhouse[*], Trinity College[*], Universitate de Cambridge, Totnes Grammar School[*]
Occupation mathematico, computer scientist[*], inventor, economista[*], philosopho[*], professor universitari[*], ingeniero[*], Astronomo
Obras notabile Analytical Engine[*]
Religion Christianismo
Infantes Benjamin Babbage[*], Henry Babbage[*]
Premios Fellow of the Royal Society[*], Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society[*], Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh[*], Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences[*]
Lingua anglese
Signatura Charles Babbage Signature.svg
Identificatores
ISNI 0000 0001 0864 5872
VIAF 4963723
Commons Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage (/ˈbæbɪdʒ/; 26 de decembre 1791 – 18 de octobre 1871) era un polymatha anglese. Un mathematico, philosopho, inventor, ingeniero e academico, ille es plus famose como un pionero de computation.

Babbage creava le designo del prime computator mechanic − un "ingenio de differentias". Ille designava etiam un "ingenio analytic", que introduceva le concepto de un computator programmabile con usages foras arithmetic. Le machinas non era realisate, ma iste obras era le fundation del conceptos del computatores electric del futuro. Un modello functionante de un ingenio de differentias era completate in 1991, e le machina opperava succeditemente.

Babbage etiam contribueva obras in le campos de astronomia, cryptographia, metrologia, recerca operational, economia politic e theologia, e adjutava planar le posta public.