intelligent agent

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intelligent agent

[in¦tel·ə·jənt ′ā·jənt]
(industrial engineering)
A computing hardware- or software-based system that operates without the direct intervention of humans or other agents, examples include robots, smart sensors, and Web-search software agents.
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By 2021, AI within intelligent agents will evolve significantly beyond today's relatively simple machine learning and natural language processing (NLP)," reads the (https://www.
Intelligent agents promise to support various types of natural language--via any of several techniques.
According to their capability and versatility agents ranging from the generic autonomous agents, software agents, intelligent agents, interface agents, virtual agents, information agents and mobile agents (Luck and d'Inyerno, 2001).
Intelligent agents may also learn or use knowledge to achieve their goals.
These include an ontology-based approach to business rules sourcing in supply chain management systems, approaches and tools to optimize and manage clinical processes, agent-based modeling and simulation for explaining the impact of education on malaria healthcare, an intelligent multi-robot system using higher-order mobile agents, instrument validation for strategic business simulation, building sound semantic web frameworks for scalable and fault-tolerant systems, automatic database management, the monitoring and enforcing of online auction ethics, and mail server management with intelligent agents.
One of the ISTE National Educational Technology Standards specifies that high school students investigate and apply intelligent agents in real-world situations.
Sometimes those intelligent agents are little pieces of software that you commission to go out on the Internet and find good deals for you.
To find the enormous amounts of information stored on these new media, structure-based mark-up languages, new eigenvector search engines, and intelligent agents are tools that may offer new modes of effective information retrieval.
They represent a recent commercial application of research on a broad class of computer programs known as intelligent agents.
THE INTELLIGENT AGENTS on the Internet know more stuff than James Bond.
Intelligent Agents attempt to make computers more personable, and thus more usable by the vast majority of the population who, thank goodness, are not video game junkies.
E3W gives knowledge expertsCostrategists, scientists, researchers and othersCothe ability to build working models, simulations and intelligent agents without the need for scripting languages or complex rule-based systems.

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