android

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n android an automaton that resembles a human being
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Android A machine or automaton in the form of a human being.
    • a Android Resembling a man.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n android An automaton resembling a human being in shape and motions.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Android an′droid an automaton resembling a human being
    • Android Also Andrō′ides
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'androeidh`s of man's form; 'anh`r 'andro`s, man + e'i^dos form

Usage

In literature:

What in hell was an android?
"Ten From Infinity" by Paul W. Fairman
He never had a chance to find out, for the android walked past him and continued up the stairs.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
They're atomic-powered, total-conversion androids.
"Masters of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith
He walked around the corner to the restaurant, was bowed into a seat by an ultrapolite android, and quietly ordered his meal.
"The Unnecessary Man" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Because he's an android!
"The Jupiter Weapon" by Charles Louis Fontenay
Replacing me with an android would be a terrible PR move, and he knows it.
"Less than Human" by Zoë Blade
I heard people calling to each other inside their houses, but I didn't see anyone, human or android.
"Robots of the World! Arise!" by Mari Wolf
There are almost a thousand androids in the Creche as of this morning.
"Turning Point" by Alfred Coppel
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In news:

Tim Kellers will Offer Insight into the Expanding Online Android Developer Class.
Samsung has confirmed that will be bringing Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to its flagship Galaxy S III in the US, and users shouldn't have to wait too much longer for it.
Verizon Wireless today announced that it is rolling out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
Sprint on Tuesday announced that the Nexus S 4G and Galaxy Nexus will be the first two Android phones in its lineup to receive the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade.
TabPilot Learning Systems announced support for Android 4.1, Jelly Bean , Google's new Nexus 7 tablet and other third-party tablets.
Another tablet is getting the newest version of Android, but it's not one you'd expect.
HTC today confirmed that it has plans to roll out Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to several of its HTC One devices.
"We know HTC fans are excited to get their hands on Google's latest version of Android," HTC said in a statement.
Google last night started the rollout of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to its Nexus devices, one day after the company released the source code for its updated mobile OS.
What's new in Android 4.1 ' Jelly Bean '.
Google showed off Android 4.1 ' Jelly Bean ,' its latest phone and tablet operating system, at its I/O developers conference on Wednesday.
Android Jelly Bean , Nexus 7 and Nexus Q.
This week on the Gadget Lab Show, the gang takes a look at the spoils of this year's Google I/O conference: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean , the Nexus 7 tablet and the Nexus Q.
Google's new Android 4.1 " Jelly Bean " includes a much smoother UI experience, offline voice dictation, offline maps, and the slightly creepy Google Now.
What You Need to Know About Android 4.1.
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In science:

With the introduction of Android and iPhone devices, use of ebook readers such as iPad and Kindle and the success of social networking giants such as Facebook, the demand for cellular data traffic has also grown significantly in recent years.
Green Cellular Networks: A Survey, Some Research Issues and Challenges
Takala et al. have built a tool for model-based testing of Android smart-phone applications.
Using Built-In Domain-Specific Modeling Support to Guide Model-Based Test Generation
This tool is intended to build test models for Android applications in terms of their common user-interface elements.
Using Built-In Domain-Specific Modeling Support to Guide Model-Based Test Generation
This provides a specific DSM for MBT in for the Android application domain.
Using Built-In Domain-Specific Modeling Support to Guide Model-Based Test Generation
Harty (2012): Experiences of System-Level Model-Based GUI Testing of Android Applications.
Using Built-In Domain-Specific Modeling Support to Guide Model-Based Test Generation
Implementation of the system in two testbeds, using different Android phones, shows that CrowdInside can detect the points of interest accurately with 0.2% false positive rate and 1.3% false negative rate.
CrowdInside: Automatic Construction of Indoor Floorplans
We implemented our system on different Android phones (Samsung Nexus S, Nexus One, Galaxy Ace and Galaxy Tab).
CrowdInside: Automatic Construction of Indoor Floorplans
We implemented our system using commodity mobile phones running the Android operating system and evaluated it in two testbeds.
CrowdInside: Automatic Construction of Indoor Floorplans
To validate the novel framework; application is run on it that is developed with combination of SDK and android for delivery of text, images, graphs and voice media contents in form of the message.
Novel Framework for Mobile Collaborative learning (MCL)to substantiate pedagogical activities
Android phones can also be used to exploit Bluetooth interface to hack into a car’s Electronic Control Unit . A lot of other attacks from smart phones are stated by Guo et al. .
The Enemy Within: The Emerging Threats to Healthcare from Malicious Mobile Devices
For example, while hacking a car’s control unit, Checkoway et al. used an Android phone which was already paired with the car .
The Enemy Within: The Emerging Threats to Healthcare from Malicious Mobile Devices
Through our experiments, we have confirmed that it is possible to launch a DoS attack on the WiFi and Bluetooth channel by Android phone.
The Enemy Within: The Emerging Threats to Healthcare from Malicious Mobile Devices
IP of a WiFi enabled device, then we can send a burst of packet from an Android phone to that device.
The Enemy Within: The Emerging Threats to Healthcare from Malicious Mobile Devices
However, we have already pointed out the strength of the smart devices as a tool for hacking, such as hacking a car’s ECU by android phone through the Bluetooth channel .
The Enemy Within: The Emerging Threats to Healthcare from Malicious Mobile Devices
In future research, our goal is to build a proof-of-concept application on Android platform which can be used to evaluate a medical network for vulnerabilities.
The Enemy Within: The Emerging Threats to Healthcare from Malicious Mobile Devices
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