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The Robot Scientist Adam
August 2009 (vol. 42 no. 8)
pp. 46-54
Ross D. King, Aberystwyth University
Jem Rowland, Aberystwyth University
Wayne Aubrey, Aberystwyth University
Maria Liakata, Aberystwyth University
Magdalena Markham, Aberystwyth University
Larisa N. Soldatova, Aberystwyth University
Ken E. Whelan, Aberystwyth University
Amanda Clare, Aberystwyth University.
Mike Young, Aberystwyth University
Andrew Sparkes, Aberystwyth University
Stephen G. Oliver, University of Cambridge
Pinar Pir, University of Cambridge
Despite science's great intellectual prestige, developing robot scientists will probably be simpler than developing general AI systems because there is no essential need to take into account the social milieu.

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Keywords: Robot scientists, Adam, Computer science, Artificial intelligence, Yeast functional genomics, Laboratory automation software
Citation:
Ross D. King, Jem Rowland, Wayne Aubrey, Maria Liakata, Magdalena Markham, Larisa N. Soldatova, Ken E. Whelan, Amanda Clare, Mike Young, Andrew Sparkes, Stephen G. Oliver, Pinar Pir, "The Robot Scientist Adam," Computer, vol. 42, no. 8, pp. 46-54, Aug. 2009, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.270
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