autonomous and tetherless operation
Generally speaking, when system optimization or system adaptation to the environment is achieved as a result of some self-organization process, we call it "emergent functionality."
Platforms for Emerging Functionality
Satoshi Murata et al.
Embodied Artificial Intelligence
International Seminar in Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, July 2003
Revised Seminar Papers, Springer Verlag
For many embodied AI researchers, the term "embodied" seems to signify the conception of (embodied) cognition that is underlying their work.
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