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au·ton·o·mous

(aw-ton'ō-mŭs),
Having independence or freedom from control by external forces or, in a narrow sense, by the cerebrospinal nerve centers.

autonomous

[ôton′əməs]
Etymology: Gk, autos, self, nomos, law
being functionally independent.

autonomous

adjective Capable of independent action; referring to or having decision-making latitude.

au·ton·o·mous

(aw-tonŏ-mŭs)
Having independence or freedom from control by external forces or, in a narrow sense, by the cerebrospinal nerve centers.
Compare: heteronomous
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Along with testing at Mcity and on public roads, Ford s autonomous fleet has been put through the paces at the company s vehicle development facilities in Dearborn and Romeo, Michigan.
Mr Javid said: "The UK Government has no intention of being a passenger in innovation so is pioneering autonomous car technology in partnership with industry.
As a result of the potential societal benefits from autonomous vehicles, the incentives for creating this technology have become apparent.
Even if autonomous weapons could accurately discriminate and engage targets, however, they would still raise issues of safety, responsibility and control.
Fully autonomous weapons also raise serious questions of accountability because it is unclear who should be held responsible for any unlawful actions they commit.
For a wide variety of reasons, autonomous weapon systems are the
Earlier in October, Austria, Egypt, France, Pakistan, and other countries called for international talks on fully autonomous weapons during the UN General Assembly First Committee on Disarmament and International Security in New York.
Google Inc, the Internet search leader, launched an autonomous car program in 2010 and has built and is testing several different versions, including one based on Toyota Motor Corp's Prius.
Yaping gave information to Turkish delegation about the social and economic structure of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, "we have ties with Russia and Mongolia, which are the bordering neighbors.
Without the ability and desire to be an autonomous worker and citizen, one who is able to critically analyze and willing to accept personal responsibility for his or her actions, the urban graduate will be relegated to a life of dead-end, low-paying, "dumbed-down" jobs (Apple, 2001; Reich, 2002, Ritzer, 2000).
This flight is a significant milestone -- it demonstrates that autonomous systems can employ the benefits of air-refueling that have proven so valuable to military aviation,'' said Lt.
Demonstrating unprecedented prowess in robotics and artificial intelligence, five unmanned, autonomous vehicles last weekend dashed all the way across a rugged, 210-kilometer stretch of the Mojave Desert.

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