Some articles on difference, order differences:
... Müller, an engineer in the Hessian army, first conceived of the idea of a difference engine. 1822 Charles Babbage designed his first mechanical computer, the first prototype of the decimal difference engine for tabulating polynomials. 1832 Babbage and Joseph Clement produced a prototype segment of his difference engine, which operated on 6-digit numbers and second-order differences (i.e ...
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