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The Robotics Institute, School of Computer Science

Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

About Visitor-Hoster

Visitor-Hoster is an implemented intelligent information system aimed at helping a human secretary organize a visit in an academic environment. The task of hosting a visitor involves arranging the visitor's schedule with faculty that match the interests that the visitor has expressed in his/her visit request. In Visitor-Hoster, various information agents are utilized to retrieve task-related information from several real-world heterogeneous data resources, such as internet-based finger, on-line electronic library, etc.

Visitor-Hoster Related Papers

See also "Preliminary Report on Generic Negotiator", Zeng, D. and Sycara, K., CIKM 94 Workshop on Intelligent Information Agents. (Last updated 14-Sep-94)