A Study on Agent-Based Web Searching and Information Retrieval

  • Urvi MitraEmail author
  • Garima Srivastava
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 989)


In this day and age of information overload, it becomes difficult to filter information that is relevant to our needs. World Wide Web is the largest database of information available to us. It stores information using the hypertext paradigm, i.e., interlinking web pages through hyperlinks, which users can click on to access related information. An agent acting on behalf of humans, can make the task of sifting through information to find what we need easier for us. This paper focuses on the application of intelligent agents in the field of web browsing and searching, mostly web spidering, indexing, and retrieval of information most relevant to us, based on keywords, from the vast database of knowledge available.


Agents Information Intelligent Retrieval Searching Web 



I extend my heartfelt gratitude to my mentor, Ms. Garima Srivastava, Asst. Professor, Dept of Computer Science and Engineering, Amity University, Lucknow for her guidance and kind encouragement. I am thankful to my family and friends without whose support this paper would not have been possible.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Amity UniversityLucknowIndia

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