Museum of the Information Theory and of the History of Calculus



  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.

   The only one in Europe, it has obtained prestigious scientific appreciations.  


-         calculus history

-         ancient peoples

-         mathematics history

-         the greatest mathematicians

-         instruments and machines for calculus

-         interactive points

-         audiovisual media

-         computer with mathematical software



-         History of the information theory

-         Hardware

-         Software

-         Interactive didactic boards

-         Application of the information theory

-         Audiovisual media

-         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.

-Didactic 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.

-The greatest mathematicians (close examination).

-The mathematics (close examination).

-Audiovisual media.

-Computer with mathematical software.



-Didactic boards: binary and hexadecimal system, Boole’s algebra.

-Didactic glass-cases about the hardware development: punched cards, relays, valves, transistors, integrated circuits, microprocesses.

-Hardware: 300 complete and operating systems (from 15 quintals system/3 to 200 grams pocket computer).

-Information storage, exploded computer, programming panels (1960).

-Applications of the information theory.

-Audiovisual media (videofilms, slides, tracings, cd, dvd…).

-Library, newspaper and periodical library, software collection.

-Multimedia stations.



e Musèe de l’Informatique et de l’ Histoire du Calcul documente, avec ses sections, les developpements et le progrès de la science et de la technologie informatique, et de l’histoire du calcul. Unique en Europe, il a obtenu de prestigieuses approbations scientifiques.



-         histoire du calcul

-         les peuples anciens

-         histoire des mathématiques

-         les grands mathématiciens

-         instruments et machines pour calculer

-         points d’interaction

-         moyens audiovisuels

-         ordinateurs électroniques avec software mathématique



-       histoire de l’informatique

-         hardware

-         software

-         interaction de panneaux didactiques

-         les applications de l’ informatique

-         moyens audiovisuels

-         revues et livres italiens et étrangers

-         ordinateurs électroniques équipès pour des expériences de robotique, telématique, graphique, musique, etc.

-         informatique et



Das Museum der Informatik und Geschichte der Berechnung dokumentiert, durch die Abteilungen, die Entwicklungen und den Fortgang der Wissenschaft und der Geschichte der Berechnung. Einziges in Europa, es hat eindrucksvolle wissenschaftliche Wurdigungen bekommen.



-         Geschichte der Berechnung

-         alte Volker

-         Geschichte der Mathematik

-          Grobe Mathematiker

-         Instrumente und Rechenmaschinen

-         Interaktionspunkte

-         Audiovisuelle Arbeitsmittel

-         Computer mit mathematischer software



-         Geschichte der Informatik

-         Hardware

-         Software

-         Interaktive Lehrpaneele

-         Audiovisuelle Arbeitsmittel

-         Italienische und auslandische Bucher und Zeitschriften

-         Eingerichtete Computer fur Robotertechnik, Telematik, Graphik, Musik, usw.

-         Informatik und Behinderten.