Intelligent Agents and Their Applications

  • Lakhmi C. Jain
  • Zhengxin Chen
  • Nikhil Ichalkaranje

Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 98)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. S. Franklin
    Pages 27-58
  3. N. Zhong
    Pages 83-100
  4. C. M. Jonker, J. Treur
    Pages 149-172
  5. M. Klusch, H.-J. Bürckert, P. Funk, A. Gerber, C. Russ
    Pages 217-248
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 329-338

About this book


Intelligent agents are one of the most promising business tools in our information rich world. An intelligent agent consists of a software system capable of performing intelligent tasks within a dynamic and unpredictable environment. They can be characterised by various attributes including: autonomous, adaptive, collaborative, communicative, mobile, and reactive. Many problems are not well defined and the information needed to make decisions is not available. These problems are not easy to solve using conventional computing approaches. Here, the intelligent agent paradigm may play a major role in helping to solve these problems. This book, written for application researchers, covers a broad selection of research results that demonstrate, in an authoritative and clear manner, the applications of agents within our information society.


Applications Infotrmation Agent Systems Internet Web Intelligence agents behavior evolution healthcare information society intelligence knowledge ontology robot software software agents

Editors and affiliations

  • Lakhmi C. Jain
    • 1
  • Zhengxin Chen
    • 2
  • Nikhil Ichalkaranje
    • 1
  1. 1.Knowledge-Based Intelligent Engineering Systems CentreUniversity of South AustraliaMawson Lakes, AdelaideAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of NebraskaOmahaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Physica-Verlag Heidelberg 2002
  • Publisher Name Physica, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-7908-2510-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7908-1786-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1434-9922
  • Series Online ISSN 1860-0808
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