Le Calcul Simplifié

From Charles Babbage Institute Reprint

Le Calcul Simplifié

Graphical and Mechanical Methods for Simplifying Calculation

Translated by J. Howlett and Michael R. Williams

By Maurice d'Ocagne

This first translation of d'Ocagne's Le Calcul Simplifié makes a classic work on the early art of computation available to historians of computer science.

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This first translation of d'Ocagne's Le Calcul Simplifié makes a classic work on the early art of computation available to historians of computer science.

In the days before the sophisticated mechanical esk calculator and the later electronic devices, d'Ocagne's nomograms were highly regarded methods for performing calculations. This first translation of d'Ocagne's Le Calcul Simplifié makes a classic work on the early art of computation available to historians of computer science. Le Calcul Simplifié, first published in the early 1890s, is volume 11 in the Charles Babbage Institute Reprint Series.

Hardcover

$45.00 S | £37.95 ISBN: 9780262150323 211 pp. | 9.1 in x 6.2 in

Paperback

$52.00 X | £40.00 ISBN: 9780262518987 211 pp. | 9.1 in x 6.2 in

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J. Howlett and Michael R. Williams.