Abstract: Software robots can wander the Internet serving various purposes. This book tells how.
Keywords: book review, robotics, ai, internet, programming, internet, robots, spiders, worms, bots, wanderers, brokers, intelligent agents, artificial intelligence, computer network, World Wide Web information retrieval system.
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Title: Internet Agents: Spiders, Wanderers, Brokers, and Bots
Author: Fah-chun Cheong
Publisher: New Riders
Date Published: June 1995
ISBN: 1562054635
LOCN: TK5105.875.I57C435 1995
Dewey: 025.04 20
Pages: 413
Bibliography: 206 entries
Figures: 71
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Part I: Introduction

Chapter 1: The World of Agents

Chapter 2: The Internet: Past, Present, and Future

Chapter 3: World Wide Web: Playground for Robots

Part II: Web Robot Construction

Chapter 4: Spiders for Indexing the Web

Chapter 5: Web Robots: Operational Guidelines

Chapter 6: HTTP: Protocol of Web Robots

Chapter 7: WebWalker: Your Web Maintenance Robot

Part III: Agents and Money on the Net

Chapter 8: Web Transaction Security

Chapter 9: Electronic Cash and Payment Services

Part IV: Bots in Cyberspace

Chapter 10: Worms and Viruses

Chapter 11: MUD Agents and Chatterbots

Part V: Appendices

Appendix A: HTTP 1.0 Protocol Specifications

Appendix B: WebWalker 1.00 Program Listing

Appendix C: WebShopper 1.00 Program Listing

Appendix D: List of Online Book Stores Visited by BookFinder

Appendix E: List of Online Music Stores Visited by CDFinder

Appendix F: List of Active MUD Sites on the Internet

Appendix G: List of World Wide Web Spiders and Robots


Author:        Cheong, Fah-Chun.
Title:         Internet agents : spiders, wanderers, brokers,
                  and 'bots / Fah-Chun Cheong.
Published:     Indianapolis, IN. : New Riders, c1996.
Description:   xiv, 413 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LC Call No.:   TK5105.875.I57C435 1995
Dewey No.:     025.04 20
ISBN:          1562054635 : $32.00 ($43.95 Can.)
Notes:         Includes bibliographical references (p.
                  [387]-399) and index.
Subjects:      Internet (Computer network)
               World Wide Web (Information retrieval system)
               Computer programming.
Control No.:   95229221 


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