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厄文‧托馬許藏書: 運算的歷史

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Mathematical Tables Project
A COLLECTION OF 3 ITEMS, COMPRISING:
i. Lowan, Arnold Noah (1898-1962). The computation laboratory of the National Bureau of Standards. New York: Scripta Mathematica, 1949, presentation copy inscribed on the upper wrapper "With the compliments of the author", original stapled wrappers, (bought from Jeff Weber, USA, 1998), [T&W L136]
ii. Lowan, Arnold Noah (1898-1962). Table of arc tan x. New York: Works Projects Administration, original buckram, [T&W L137]
iii. Perazich, George Nikolas (1905-1999), Schimmel, Herbert (1907-2002) and Rosenberg, Benjamin. Industrial instruments and changing technology. Philadelphia: Works Progress Administration, 1938, illustrations, blue paper covers, spine torn, [T&W P43]
4to and 8vo (3)
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Arnold Lowan was a director in the Mathematical Tables Project of the Work Projects Administration - a make-work organization that was started during the Depression era to create mathematical tables. Many influential first-generation computer scientists, including Gertrude Blanch and Ida Rhodes, began their careers by being associated with this endeavor.

厄文‧托馬許藏書: 運算的歷史

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