Conference Paper

An Agent Based Education Resource Purvey System.

DOI: 10.1007/11596448_55 Conference: Computational Intelligence and Security, International Conference, CIS 2005, Xi'an, China, December 15-19, 2005, Proceedings, Part I
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ABSTRACT Most current education organizations use books and CDs as the main media, which takes a long time for knowledge updating between
education resource providers and the users. The rapid development of the Internet has brought with it the possibility of improving
the resource purveying mechanisms. Therefore, we designed an agent based system to purvey education resources from the resource
centre to schools through the Internet. Agent technology helps to improve system performance and flexibility. This paper describes
the design of our system, details the functions of the main parts of the system, shows the communication methods between agents
and finally evaluates the system by experiments.

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