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1) robot. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Universal Robots), produced in Prague in 1921. Modern robotics has produced innumerable devices that replace human personnel and the term robot is used to designate...

2) automaton. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...automaton, see robot; robotics....

3) Ride, Sally K. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American astrophysicist and astronaut, b. Encino, Calif. With a Ph.D. in physics from Stanford Univ., she joined NASA in 1978, where she was an astronaut (1979-87)...

4) apek, Karel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Czech playwright, novelist, and essayist. He is best known as the author of two brilliant satirical plays-R. U. R. (Rossum's Universal Robots; 1921, tr. 1923), which...

5) Asimov, Isaac. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American author and scientist, b. Petrovichi, USSR, grad. Columbia Univ. (B.S., 1939; M.A., 1941; Ph.D., 1948). An astonishingly prolific author, he wrote over 400...

6) robotics. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Contrary to the popular fiction image of robots as ambulatory machines of human appearance capable of performing almost any task, most robotic systems are anchored...

7) automation. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The principal feature of such devices is their use of self-correcting control systems that employ feedback, i.e., they use part of their output to control their input....

8) Koestler, Arthur. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Budapest of Hungarian parents. Koestler spent his early years in Vienna and Palestine. An influential Communist journalist in Berlin in the early 1930s, Koestler...

9) loom. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Modern looms are of two types, those with a shuttle (the part that carries the weft through the shed) and those without; the latter draw the weft from a stationary...

10) serf. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Although serfs were usually bound to the land, many exceptions are found in the medieval economy of Western Europe, and, serfdom, as an institution, assumed a number...

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