By Jack Krupansky
A passive software agent is a software agent which is passively awaits requests or inputs from data or event streams. A passive software agent only becomes active when requested or when specified data and event conditions are satisfied. At all other times the agent sits in an idle mode.
As contrasted with an active software agent.
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