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Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) was an Italian polymath, having been a scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, musician and writer. He was born as the illegitimate son of

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Call for papers The Conference will be held on 11th and 12th October , 2019 (Friday and Saturday). Important dates Deadlines: – Submission of papers: May 19th, 2019 – Notification of results: June 23th, 2019 – Final submissions: July 14th, 2019 – Conference Registration (earlybird): September 2nd, 2019

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Call For Papers: WAIM 2019 : 1st Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Management

Conference: CISTI 2019, Coimbra, June 19-22, 2019 The recent development of artificial intelligence (AI) presents news challenges and opportunities. It is essential to study this new reality in the societal and corporate environment. In fact, there is a vast

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ArduinoDay 2017 (Lisboa) Desenvolvido pela Eventbrite

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John von Neumann

“John von Neumann (b. 28 December 1903, Budapest, Hungary; d. 8 February 1957, Washington, DC) has become one of the legendary figures of 20th century mathematics. The stories of his quickness of mind, power of absolute recall, linguistic range, and

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Charles Babbage and the programmable computer

“Charles Babbage was born in London on 26 December 1791. His education was mostly private and he went up to Cambridge University in 1810. Cambridge studies were then strongly oriented toward mathematics. Babbage, however, soon discovered that Newton’s ideas still

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The first Computer programmer: Augusta Ada, countess of Lovelace

“Augusta Ada Byron was born in London on 10 December 1815. She was the daughter of Lord Byron and Annabella Milbanke Byron, whose separation a little over a month after her birth was followed by Lord Byron’s leaving England, never

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Grace Hopper

“Grace Brewster Murray Hopper was born in New York City on 9 December 1906. She received her B.A. in Mathematics and Physics from Vassar College in 1928, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She continued her graduate studies

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George Boole

“George Boole (b. Lincoln, England, 1815; d. Cork, Ireland, 1864), see Fig. 1, was one of those rarities in an era of increasing specialization: the self-taught man who followed his own path to the penetration of territory untouched by his

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Nikola Tesla

“Nikola Tesla was born in 1856 in what is now Croatia to Serbian parents Milutin and Djuka Tesla. (…) After graduation, Tesla worked for the Continental Edison Company in Paris. In 1884, he went to New York and immediately took

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