Ciência da Informação
On-line version ISSN 1518-8353
HERNAN TOLOSA, Gabriel and BORDIGNON, Fernando Raul Alfredo. Review: technology of agents of software . Ci. Inf. [online]. 1999, vol.28, n.3, pp. 302-309. ISSN 1518-8353. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-19651999000300008.
Software agents in the era of global networks are a vital tool to overcome the so-called "information overload" phenomenon. The degree of maturity reached by this technology reveals concrete applications alredy functioning in organizations, as well as in the home user´s desktops. The objective of this work is to display a bibliographical overhaul on the technology of software agents, in particular in connection with models enabling the management of information overload.
Keywords : Software agents; Information retrieval; review.