Cognitive Agent for Automated Software Installation – CAASI

  • Umar Manzoor
  • Samia Nefti
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5736)


With the evolution in the computer networks, many companies are trying to come up with efficient products which can make life easier for network administrators. Silent automated installation is one category among such products. In this paper, we have proposed Cognitive Agent for Automated Software Installation (CAASI) which provides silent, automated and intelligent installation of software(s) over the network. CAASI will intelligently install any kind of software on request of the network administrator. CAASI uses an efficient algorithm to transfer the software installation setup on the network nodes. The system is fully autonomous and does not require any kind of user interaction or intervention and performs the task(s) over the network with the help of mobile agents.


Automated Software Installer Network Installation Silent Installation Cognitive Agents Multi-Agent System 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Umar Manzoor
    • 1
  • Samia Nefti
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science, School of Computing, Science and EngineeringThe University of SalfordSalfordUnited Kingdom

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