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Hardcover | Out of Print | 317 pp. | 5.2 x 8 in | August 1964 | ISBN: 9780262230117
Paperback | $20.00 X | £14.95 | 317 pp. | 5.2 x 8 in | August 1964 | ISBN: 9780262730082
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My Childhood and Youth


These two volumes (I Am Mathematician and Ex-Prodigy) comprise Norbert Wiener's autobiography. Sometimes with humor and sometimes with sadness, they render an account, without sentiment, of the life of the world-renowned mathematician and scientist. An unusual life story, Norbert Wiener's penetrating observations accompany the fascinating details describing the maturation of a major world scientist.

About the Author

Norbert Wiener served in the Department of Mathematics at MIT from 1919 until his death in 1964. In 1963, he was awarded The National Medal of Science for his contributions in the fields of mathematics, engineering, and biological science.