Meaning – The term intelligent agent, refers to software that monitors conditions or actions on a networknode and contains logic enabling it to respond to these conditions or actions.
This application automates the process of extracting data from the Internet, such as information selected based on a predefined criterion, keywords, or any specified information/entity to be searched. Intelligent agents are often used as Web browsers, news retrieval services, and online shopping. An intelligent agent may also be called an agent or bot.
An intelligent agent is primarily used to complement data retrieval tasks, which are traditionally performed manually by humans. Typically, an intelligent agent executes automatically at the scheduled time or when manually initiated by the user.
Example of usage – “Some advanced-level intelligent agent utilities use artificial intelligence-based data inference matching and retrieval techniques, which allows them to collect higher quality and more relevant data.”