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Why Charles Babbage is known as the father of computer?

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Why Charles Babbage is known as the father of computer?
posted Jan 16, 2015 by Salil Agrawal

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Because he was the first person to conceive the idea of a fully automatic programmable calculating machine having an architecture with the four separate but intercommunicating units common to all modern computers:

Arithmetic Logic Unit
Control unit
Memory unit
I/O unit(s)

However his machine was entirely mechanical and was never built,

answer Jan 19, 2015 by Shivaranjini
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