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BullsEye (*)
IntelliSeek's BullsEye is a search and retrieval agent that allows you to search multiple search engines (450+) through a single interface. BullEye integrates many of the tasks power searchers use under one intuitive interface and combines targeted meta-searching with full text analysis (via the Verity 97 toolkit), and filtering, for more relevant results. Works behind a firewall. Windows only. By Intelliseek.
MOMspider (*)
A web-roaming robot written in Perl 4 that automatically checks web sites for bad URLs and indexes sites. This robot follows the robot exclusion standard.
Can examine single or multiple pages based on a root URL for broken links, valid E-Mail addresses, broken/mis-sized images, etc. By Webslingerz.


BotSpot (*)
"The spot for bots on the Net." A directory of Net robots classified by function and a bot of the week.
MIT's Autonomous Agents Group
Research into intelligent software agents from the MIT Media Lab, run by Professor Pattie Maes, founder of Agents, Inc.
UMBC's Agent Web (*)
Tim Finn's collection of agent-related sites and information is extensive and has a monthly newsletter.
Yahoo - Intelligent Software Agents
Yahoo - Crawlers, Robots and Spiders

Comments are welcome

Revised: Sept. 20, 1999