Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
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Comrie, Leslie John

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9917-7_296

BornPukekoke, New Zealand, 15 August 1883

Died London, England, 10 December 1950
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Selected References

  1. Comrie, L. J. (1925). “The Application of Calculating Machines to Astronomical Computing.” Popular Astronomy 33: 243–246.ADSGoogle Scholar
  2. — (1932). “The Application of the Hollerith Tabulating Machine to Brown’s Tables of the Moon.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 92: 694–707.Google Scholar
  3. — (1933). “Computing the Nautical Almanac.” Nautical Magazine (July): 33–48.Google Scholar
  4. Croarken, Mary (1990). Early Scientific Computing in Britain. Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 22–46, 102–106.Google Scholar
  5. — (1999). “Case 5,656: L. J. Comrie and the Origins of the Scientific Computing Service Ltd.” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 21, no. 4: 70–71.Google Scholar
  6. — (2000). “L. J. Comrie: A Forgotten Figure on the History of Numerical Computation.” Mathematics Today 36, no. 4: 114–118.Google Scholar
  7. Greaves, W. M. H. (1953). “Leslie John Comrie.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 113: 294–304.Google Scholar
  8. Massey, H. S. W. (1952). “Leslie John Comrie.” Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 8: 96–107.MathSciNetCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of WarwickCoventryUK