63 Cybernetics, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Includes feedback and control theory, information theory, machine learning, and expert systems. For related information see also 54 Man/System Technology and Life Support.
Cybernetics – The study of methods of control and communication which are common to living organisms and machines. NASA Thesaurus, Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use. Wm. H. Allen, ed., 1965. NASA SP-7.
Artificial Intelligence – A discipline concerned with the development of computer and extended-robotic systems that can exhibit intelligent action. May also be defined as a sub field of computer science concerned with concepts and methods of symbolic inference by a computer and the symbolic representation of the knowledge to be used in making inferences.
Robotics – A discipline that employs the principles and techniques of mechanical and electrical engineering and artificial intelligence to develop programmable or self-controlled machines that often include sensory systems and a degree of intelligence. NASA Thesaurus, Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Exhaustive Interest : All aspects of cybernetics, artificial intelligence, and robotics that relate to aerospace activities.
Selective Interest : Cybernetics, artificial intelligence, and robotics of interest to non-aerospace activities that have potential aerospace application.
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