Agent Sourcebook

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A practical guide for implementing agent technology into business applications

This book shows businesses how they can develop and use agent technology to improve business efficiency and lower costs. It describes the different commercial agents currently in use, strategic benefits, and integrating agents into existing systems. The authors use real case studies to show how to successfully deploy agents for specific business purposes.

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Overview

A practical guide for implementing agent technology into business applications

This book shows businesses how they can develop and use agent technology to improve business efficiency and lower costs. It describes the different commercial agents currently in use, strategic benefits, and integrating agents into existing systems. The authors use real case studies to show how to successfully deploy agents for specific business purposes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471153276
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/6/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 349
  • Product dimensions: 7.55 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

ALPER CAGLAYAN is president and cofounder of Charles River Analytics, a pioneer in learning agent technology with its Open Sesame line of software agent products.

COLIN HARRISON is a senior researcher at IBM specializing in agent technology and smart networks and a well-known author and speaker on these topics.

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Table of Contents

INTELLIGENT AGENTS IN BUSINESS.

Intelligent Agents.

Desktop Agents.

Internet Agents.

Intranet Agents.

HOW INTELLIGENT AGENTS WORK.

The Technology of Intelligent Agents.

Agent Machinery.

Agent Content.

Agent Access.

Agent Security.

DEVELOPING AND DEPLOYING INTELLIGENT AGENTS.

Developing Agent Applications.

Deploying an Intelligent Agent for a Web Site.

Summing Up.

Appendix.

Bibliography.

Index.

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