Modern Logic

Machine d'arithmétique

Blaise Pascal

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Abstract

The following is an electronic text in French regarding Blaise Pascal's computing machine. Published in 1645, the title is: "Lettre dedicatorie a monseigneur le Chanceliier sur le suject de la machine nouvellement inventée par le sieur B.P. pour faire toutes sortes d'opérations d'arithmétique par un mouvement regle sans plume ni jetons." It also includes the reply. This text was created by ABU (Assoc. des Bibliophiles Universels), a non-profit organization in France. It has been uploaded with permission from ABU, and is not believed to be under any copyright restrictions in the U.S.

Article information

Source
Mod. Log., Volume 7, Number 1 (1997), 56-66.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 7 March 2008

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.rml/1204900341

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR1438674

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
0879.01014

Subjects
Primary: 01A45: 17th century

Citation

Pascal, Blaise. Machine d'arithmétique. Mod. Log. 7 (1997), no. 1, 56--66. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.rml/1204900341


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