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A taxonomy of middle-agents for the Internet

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2 Author(s)
Chi Wong, H. ; Robotics Inst., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA ; Sycara, K.

Like middle-men in physical world, middle-agents assist in locating and connecting the ultimate (information or goods) provider with the ultimate requester in the electronic world. In this paper, we identify a basic list of dimensions along which middle-agents can differ from one other, and derive a taxonomy

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MultiAgent Systems, 2000. Proceedings. Fourth International Conference on

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2000