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Automation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Automation
Tree Number(s)
J01.897.104
Unique ID
D001331
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001331
Annotation
for automation as a concept in technol: not for "automated" equipment or "automated" processes & techniques ( = specific technique without AUTOMATION unless especially discussed)
Scope Note
Controlled operation of an apparatus, process, or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place of human organs of observation, effort, and decision. (From Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 1993)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/13
Automation Preferred
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