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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Perkowitz, S. Digital people : from bionic humans to androids / Sidney Perkowitz. p. ; cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-309-08987-5 (hardback) 1. Robotics. 2. Artificial intelligence. I. Title. TJ211.P44 2004 629.8’92—dc22
Copyright 2004 by Sidney Perkowitz. All rights reserved.
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