Definitions for "Automaton"
Any thing or being regarded as having the power of spontaneous motion or action.
A self-moving machine, or one which has its motive power within itself; -- applied chiefly to machines which appear to imitate spontaneously the motions of living beings, such as men, birds, etc.
A creature that walks and behaves like a robot, giving the impression of being remotely controlled.
Keywords:  cmdr, sonnerie, gong, caseback, trek
a device, usually in the shape of a human or other animal, which appears to move independently of human control
a system which obtains, transforms, transmits and uses information to perform its functions without direct human participation
A man-made entity which acts independently of human control. This could be as simple as a single cell in the game of Life or as complex as Lt-Cmdr. Data in Star Trek.
Nominet's automated access to the Register Database, available only internally and to members.
Keywords:  triple, transition, final, initial
a triple of transition, initial state and final states
Keywords:  actor
an actor for which R is automatic
Keywords:  optimized, decision, tree
an optimized decision tree
Keywords:  sensor, node, small, device
a small device like a sensor node
Keywords:  command, line, it
It's a command-line automaton