Issue No. 04 - October-December (2010 vol. 32)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2010.67
David A. Grier , George Washington University
<p>At Cambridge, Charles Babbage developed the mathematical foundation that helped him design and build his computing machines. Yet, his experience at college tells the story of a young man who was experimenting with his identity, exploring new ideas, and testing himself. Although something of a rebel, Babbage yearned to have a place in British society for himself and his mathematics.</p>
History of computing, mathematics, Charles Babbage
D. A. Grier, "The Inconsistent Youth of Charles Babbage," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 32, no. , pp. 18-31, 2010.