Agents that reduce work and information overload

  title={Agents that reduce work and information overload},
  author={Pattie Maes},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  • P. Maes
  • Published 1 July 1994
  • Economics
  • Commun. ACM
Publisher Summary Computers are becoming the vehicle for an increasing range of everyday activities. [] Key Result It presents results from several prototype agents that have been built using this approach, including agents that provide personalized assistance with meeting scheduling, email handling, electronic news filtering, and selection of entertainment.
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