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1. A mechanical device that sometimes resembles a human and is capable of performing a variety of often complex human tasks on command or by being programmed in advance.
2. A machine or device that operates automatically or by remote control.
3. A person who works mechanically without original thought, especially one who responds automatically to the commands of others.
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A non deterministic pushdown automaton or NPDA is a 7-tuple M = (Q, [SIGMA], [?
In our model, the experimental stress-strain curve for each considered material is used to describe mechanical properties of the corresponding automaton.
Improve Capability of DNA Automaton: DNA Automaton with Three Internal States and Tape Head Move in Two Directions.
A pretty automaton Mercury moves in accordance with the company's
An original drawing for The Stockton Flyer automaton
Digi Robotics' stand features a selection of automatons operating in real time, with applications from cutting to processing.
In the morning, just before dawn, the watchmaker wraps the automaton in a wool blanket and heads out into the empty streets of the city.
Finite automaton is defined by its set of states, its input and output alphabets and by a transition table that gives new state and output symbol for every combination of previous state and received input symbol.
Definition 11 (Spatial invasion (SINV) [GMRT09]) Let [PHI] be a cellular automaton, and u a finite configuration for [PHI].
Michael said: "The guy came to visit our workshop in Scotland to see what we do and before I know it, I'm down on set advising on the automaton.
Divided into three parts, the first--creations, creatures and origins--considers literary automaton from the perspective of origins in Milton, Descartes, Shakespeare and Spenser.
The nineteenth-century movement from Gothicism to psychoanalysis produces the image of beautiful woman as threatening automaton, leading to another anxiety about the exploited in the form of alienated workers developing potency as robots in Karel Capek's R.