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Issue No.02 - April-June (2009 vol.31)
pp: 70-75
Denis Roegel , Loria
CITATION
Denis Roegel, "Anecdotes: Prototype Fragments from Babbage's First Difference Engine", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol.31, no. 2, pp. 70-75, April-June 2009, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2009.31
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