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Agent

What Does Agent Mean?

An agent is a program that collects information or performs a task in the background at a particular schedule. The term agent is often thought of as a software abstraction that is capable of acting with a certain degree of autonomy to perform a particular task on behalf of its host.

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Techopedia Explains Agent

Agents can be distinguished from objects due to their autonomous, flexible behavior. Software agents offer many benefits to end users by performing complex repetitive tasks.

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