Mathematician Alan M. Turing was one of the first to propose the idea of a finite automaton as a universal mathematics machine.
she went about her preparations like an automaton
This reproduction does not simulate the jerky movements of a sci-fi automaton , however, but the strange instruments of a science fiction soundtrack.
The camera pans right to left, over the mechanical cymbals, et cetera, on to the automaton playing the drums.
In the late 1700s, a performer-cum-scientist in the court of Maria Theresa displayed a wooden automaton seated at a gear-filled cabinet.
like an automaton, she walked to the door
In computer science, an automaton is an abstract machine that can serve as a model of computation.
Originally, the challenge was to design an automaton that could walk unassisted.
The story went that Descartes was so struck with grief that he created an automaton , a mechanical doll, built exactly identical to his dead daughter.
Technology is here to stay, we need to use it to our advantage, bearing in mind at all times that the athlete is a human being and not a machine or an automaton .