A Magical History of the Quest for Mechanical LifeBook - 2002
Describes the human fascination with creating life as it traces the scientific research, theories, hoaxes, and inventions that presaged the evolution of contemporary robotics and experiments with artificial intelligence.
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 2002.
Edition: 1st American ed.
Characteristics: xxviii, 304 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.