Definitions[edit | edit source]
- "[t]he automatic functioning of a machine, system, or process, without the need for human interaction."
- "[t]he use or introduction of automatic equipment in a manufacturing or other process or facility."
Overview[edit | edit source]
"The term relates to both physical work and mental or cognitive work that might be replaced by AI. Automation, and its impact on employment, have been significant social and economic phenomena since at least the Industrial Revolution. It is widely accepted that AI will automate some jobs, but there is more debate about whether this is just the next chapter in the history of automation or whether AI will affect the economy differently than past waves of automation have previously."
"Automation emphasizes efficiency, productivity, quality, and reliability, focusing on systems that operate without direct control, often in structured environments over extended periods, and on the explicit structuring of such environments."
References[edit | edit source]
- Wiki.GIS.com, GIS Glossary (full-text).
- Framework for Cyber-Physical Systems, at 6.
- Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence, at 10.
- Id. at 7.
See also[edit | edit source]
- Automated attack detection, warning, and response
- Automated Biometric Identification System
- Automated clearing house
- Automated Critical Asset Management System
- Automated database
- Automated Export System
- Automated Fingerprint Identification System
- Automated guided vehicle
- Automated information system
- Automated key distribution
- Automated password generator
- Automated Regional Justice Information System
- Automated Targeting System
- Automation and the Workplace: Selected Labor, Education, and Training Issues
- Automation network
- Automation of America's Offices, 1985-2000
- Automation of Reports and Consolidated Orders System