The (re)discovery of an early specialized mechanical calculating machine (ca. 1850)

Denis Roegel 1, *
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1 MOSEL - Proof-oriented development of computer-based systems
LORIA - FM - Department of Formal Methods
Abstract : The purpose of this brief note is to announce the (re)discovery of an interesting specialized mechanical adding machine built by Jean-Baptiste Schwilgué (1776–1856) around 1850. The purpose of this machine is to compute the values of an arithmetic series.
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Denis Roegel. The (re)discovery of an early specialized mechanical calculating machine (ca. 1850). 2014. ⟨hal-01096153⟩

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