Agent Perspectives - An Overwiev with Applications in Electronic Commerce
||Agent Perspectives - An Overwiev with Applications in Electronic Commerce
||A descriptive overview of the use of the term “agent” is presented.
Some existing definitions of “software agents” are analyzed and
some distinctions between software agents and other types of software
using non-anthropomorphic criteria are suggested. Mobile
agents and speech-act agents are discussed as special cases of distributed
computing. A test-case application implemented on two
Java-based platforms for mobile agents is presented. Some applications
of agent technology in electronic commerce are presented.
Business logic conditions for the deployment of an open agentbased
market for automated electronic commerce is discussed.