A guide to creating and using Internet agent technologies, this book provides insights into every major agent system, including Telescript, Agent Tcl, Ara and Java-based Aglets. It clearly defines and explains agent technology, terminology and concepts. It offers a complete overview of essential agent concepts and terminology, with agent development environments and sample agents on CD-ROM. The book describes the state-of-the art in Internet agents, and the likely future of agent technology.
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Agent technology will give Internet users electronic personal assistants that can act on their behalf, retrieving information, making purchases and performing many other tasks. This poorly understood technology portends a revolution in the way millions of users interact with the Internet. This book is the most complete guide for understanding, building and using agents with each of today's most important agent development environments.Clearly defines and explains agent technology, terminology and concepts. Describes the state-of-the-art in Internet agents, and the likely future of agent technology. Covers each major agent development platform in depth, including Telescript, Agent Tcl, ARA and the Aglets workbench. Start-up kits for each of these platforms are included on CD-ROM, along with sample agent applications.All potential developers and users of Internet-based agent technology, including Webmasters, programmers, students, and managers looking for new technologies that can deliver competitive advantage.
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Book Description Prentice Hall PTR, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0138582424
Book Description Prentice Hall PTR, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 138582424