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agent

<networking> In the client-server model, the part of the system that performs information preparation and exchange on behalf of a client or server. Especially in the phrase "intelligent agent" it implies some kind of automatic process which can communicate with other agents to perform some collective task on behalf of one or more humans.

(1995-04-09)

 


Nearby terms: AFS AFUU ag agent aggregate type aggregation aggregator
 

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