Apparatus and method for defining rules for personal agents

  • US 5,809,492 A
  • Filed: 12/18/1996
  • Issued: 09/15/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/09/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method for a user to program a personal software agent using an agent manager, wherein said agent manager is connected to an input device for receiving instructions from the user, comprising the steps of:

  • creating a rule to control the personal software agent;

    placing said rule in a hierarchical order of rules to control the personal software agent;

    determining whether said rule conflicts with another rule within said hierarchical order; and

    suggesting repairs to said rule if said rule conflicts with another rule.

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