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Works Cited

Audsley, A.  In the Beginning.  September 18, 2003.  The Old Computer Hut.  October 2, 2005 <http://www.arcula.demon.co.uk/hist2.htm>.

Heritage & Culture:  Timeline.  April 19, 2005.  Scotsman.com.  November 29, 2005 <http://heritage.scotsman.com/timelines.cfm?cid=1&id=41512005>.

A History of Counting Machines.  October 2, 2005 <http://users.ju.edu/ssundbe/mathhistory.html>.

O'Connor, J J and E F Robertson.  Wilhelm Schickard.  December, 1996.  School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St AndrewsScotland.  November 25, 2005 <http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Schickard.html>.

Rentzsch, H. and G. Ottenbacher.  From ‘Napier's Bones’ to the Slide Rules. October 2, 2005 <http://www2.fht-esslingen.de/studentisches/Computer_Geschichte/grp1/seite3. html>.

Schickard’s Calculating Clock.  BookRags.com.  October 2, 2005 <http://www.bookrags.com/sciences/computerscience/schickards-calculating-clock-wcs.html>.

The Slide Rule — Rufus T Strohm.  November 8, 2002.  Greg’s Slide Rules.  October 3, 2005 <http://sliderule.ozmanor.com/book/bk005-tsr-strohm-01.html>.

Smith, Grant and Abbey Smith.  Biographies of Mathematicians — John Napier.  October 26, 1998.  Andrews University.  November 25, 2005 <http://www.andrews.edu/~calkins/math/biograph/199899/bionapie.htm>.

Undusting Napier’s Bones.  October 15, 2005 <http://www.cee.hw.ac.uk/~greg/calculators/napier/index.html>.

 

 

 

Jessica Carlson
Professor Chris Brownell
History of Math
Fresno Pacific University
December 2, 2005

Jessica Carlson