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autonomous

(Independent), adjective detached, exxsting as an independent entity, free, free to choose, self-reliant, self-sufficient, self-supporting, uncoerced, uncompelled, unconstrained, uncontrolled, unrestricted

autonomous

(Self governing), adjective at liberty, autarchic, autonomic, enfranchised, free, politically independdnt, self-determined, self-directing, self-ruling, sovereign
See also: free, independent, nonpartisan, sovereign
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Indeed, the drones learned to fly autonomously in indoor environments, such as parking lots and office's corridors.
In the meantime, we are also going to prepare for the learning management system as well to make sure that students are able to learn autonomously,' said Dwi Larso.
We should permit machines to function autonomously only in areas where there is agreement among ethicists about what constitutes acceptable behavior.
In countering the threat posed by underwater mines, the vessel is able locate and destroy them autonomously, without the physical involvement of a live sailor, thereby negating the risk of bodily harm or death.
In this demonstration testing, ASIMO will autonomously explain its own features to guests visiting the Miraikan.
SMSS can navigate autonomously giving forces more time to carry out other tasks.
Scientists would like to program DNA robots to autonomously walk in different directions to move in a programmable pattern, a key to harnessing their potential as cargo-carrying molecular machines.
observed, and rovers have completed tasks autonomously of human input on a Marslike NASA test range.
What you have is a boost element integrated with the master cylinder that is packaged with a standalone vehicle stability system that can apply brake pressure autonomously," says Milot.
Allen said the small UAV added 60 minutes to its endurance by soaring autonomously, using thermals that formed over the dry lake bed.
Further, the prototype uses a newly developed remote operation cockpit that enables it to autonomously balance, achieving improved operability.
The gesture control system is also being used in a robot that will respond to gestures from a human handler and autonomously direct unmanned aircraft to a spotting position.

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