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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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The Intelligent Personal Agent sets itself apart from the competition with its multiple-command recognition function.
Such interpersonality is de re, or more accurately de te (from the Latin "tu" = "you"), involving the direct acquaintance of one personal agent with another personal agent in the second person, beyond any de dicto (conceptual or notional) relation involving ideas or principles.
Many of Full Access's clients rely on bicycles as their main mode of transportation and that's where the idea for Saturday's event came from, said Karla Schroeder, a personal agent with the brokerage.
A personal agent gives its user easy and effective access to profile (preference) related specialized services and information widely distributed on the Web.
Though the personal agent still appeals, the convenience of shopping online isn't lost on the insurance industry.
He also said that a cookie-cutter approach isn't the best way to buy insurance since customers could get better assistance and information from a personal agent.
Users can also download the Newsbot Personal Agent, enabling them to automatically receive notice of relevant news on a topic they have specified.
In addition to the Privacy Manager features, Lucent's CSN/IP enables service providers to offer its customers other advanced features such as voice-activated dialing, message delivery service and intelligent personal agent.
When the technology is fully deployed, it will enable ZDNet to go further and to act as the users personal agent, "delivering the content users need when they need it, [and] acting as a liaison between buyers and sellers for all computer-related purchases and online help," according to Ziff-Davis.
They are also working on their personal agent, which is another reason for the upgrade.
She is now believed to want her personal agent Michael Gruber, to handle all her deals.

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