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Last modified: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 

Short for robot, a computer program that runs automatically.

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Contains a collection of bots and Internet Agents and offers information on bot names, developers, conference information. In addition, users can add their own bot, read frequently asked questions and send questions to the Team BotSpot technical team.

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Provides a comprehensive collection of resources for intelligent information agents, intentional agents, software agents, softbots, knowbots, and infobots.

Knowbot programming
This paper reviews researcher's experience in building a prototype system for supporting Knowbot Programs, mobile agents intended for use in widely distributed systems like the Internet, and reviews some of the underlying services provided by the Knowbot Operating System.

Robots.txt Information
Information about the ROBOTS.TXT file. The ROBOTS.TXT file is used to prevent Web robots from indexing some or all of a Web site. This is useful to exclude anything which is felt does not need to be included in search engines.

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