Autonomous systems being developed by Dell are PC's which have the following properties.
1. Self Healing : It detects software errors and tries to correct or fix it. Hard ware errors are notified to the user.
2. Self Protection : It will take care of applying latest patches with out users worrying for the same.
3. Self Optimisation : It takes care that all devices are working in optimum manner.
4. Self Configuration : It results in automatic configuration of computers which till yesteryears proved to be a big head ache for users.
Also it is similar to AI system but a bit inferior or less demending technology compared to AI. It is just like our Human bionic system. How it functions without our knowledge.