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Who is Alexander Dewdney?
Alexander Dewdney: Alexander Keewatin Dewdney is a Canadian mathematician, computer scientist and author who has written a number of books on mathematics, computing, and bad science. He has also written two novels, The Planiverse and Hungry Hollow: The Story of a Natural Place. Dewdney lives in London, Ontario, Canada where he holds the position of Professor Emeritus at the University of Western Ontario. Dewdney is the son of Canadian artist and author Selwyn Dewdney, and brother of poet Christopher Dewdney.
- also known as A. K. Dewdney, Keewatin Dewdney, A. Keewatin Dewdney
- born on (74 years ago) in London, child of Selwyn Dewdney
- nationality: Canada
- religion: Islam
- profession: Science writer, mathematician, computer scientist, film director, professor
- Marriage with Patricia Helen Dewdney
- parent of Jonathan Woodsworth Dewdney
- written works: "Armchair Universe: An Exploration of Computer Worlds", "Introductory computer science", "The New Turing Omnibus", "200% of nothing", "The Tinkertoy computer and other machinations", "Hungry Hollow", "The magic machine", "I-Spy Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals", "Yes, We Have No Neutrons", "Beyond Reason", "A mathematical mystery tour", "The Planiverse: Computer Contact with a Two-Dimensional World"
- film directed: Wildwood Flower
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