School of Computing Research


Professor Doron Swade

School of Computing

Buckingham Building
Lion Terrace



Authored Books

  • 2001 'The Difference Engine: Charles Babbage and the Quest to Build the First Computer' , Viking Adult, ISBN: 0670910201

Journal Articles

  • 2005 'Lessons from Dolphins' , The Show 2005, Edited by Ros Sherwin, Aine Duffy, London, Royal College of Art, pp. 100-101
  • 2005 'The Construction of Charles Babbage's Difference Engine No. 2' , Annals of the History of Computing, ISSN: 1058-6180
  • 2005 'Historical Reconstructions' , Annals of the History of Computing (Guest Editorial), ISSN: 1058-6180
  • 2004 'The Shocking Truth about Charles Babbage and his Calculating Engines' , Resurrection. Bulletin of the Computer Conservation Society, Vol. 32

Book Chapters

  • 2006 'Two Cultures: Computer Art and the Science Museum' , In White Heat and Cold Logic: British Computer Arts 1960 - 1980: An historical and Critical Analysis, Edited by Charles Gere, Paul Brown, Catherine Mason, Nick Lambert, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA
  • 2004 'Charles Babbage' , Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Scientists, Edited by Joan Richards, Thoemmes Press, ISBN: 1 85506 999 7
  • 2003 'The unerring certainty of mechanical agency': machines and table-making in the nineteenth century.' , The History of Mathematical Tables: from Sumer to Spreadsheets, Edited by Martin Campbell-Kelly, Mary Croarken, Eleanor Robson and Raymond Flood, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 144-175
  • 2002 'Collecting Software: Preserving Information in an Object-Centred Culture' , History of Computing: Software Issues., Edited by U. Hashagen, R. Keil-Slawik , A. L. Norberg, Springer