The Museum of the
Information Theory and of the History of Calculus documents, through
its sections, the developments and the progress of the information
science and technology and the history of calculus.
only one in Europe, it has obtained prestigious scientific
the greatest mathematicians
instruments and machines for calculus
computer with mathematical software
History of the information theory
Interactive didactic boards
Application of the information theory
Italian and foreign books and magazines
Equipped computer for experiments with robot and
communication theories, graphic art, music, etc.
Information theory and handicap
sumerian and elam calculi, cretan and sumerian clay tablets,
egyptian papyri, simple and a calculi roman abacus, roman memorial
tablet with numerals, rebuilding of Eratostene’s jig, chinese suan
pan, japanese soroban, russian scoty, medieval numerical table with
counters, incan quipù, peruvian chimpù, english and french tallies,
sticks, overs and roll of Nepero (1617), rulers and nomographs,
Pascal’s calculator (rebuilding), adding machines, mechanical,
electromechanical, electronic and programmable calculators.
boards: calculus history, invention of the base, first calculating
instruments, calculating methods of babylonians, sumerians,
egyptians, cretans, greeks, romans, jews, chinese,indians,arabians,
mayas,aztecs, the zero in the history middle age and renaissance,
abacus against algorithm.
greatest mathematicians (close examination).
mathematics (close examination).
with mathematical software.
boards: binary and hexadecimal system, Boole’s algebra.
glass-cases about the hardware development: punched cards, relays,
valves, transistors, integrated circuits, microprocesses.
300 complete and operating systems (from 15 quintals system/3 to 200
grams pocket computer).
storage, exploded computer, programming panels (1960).
of the information theory.
media (videofilms, slides, tracings, cd, dvd…).
newspaper and periodical library, software collection.