[in-tel-i-juh n-ser] /ɪnˈtɛl ɪ dʒən sər/
a person or thing that conveys information.
an informer; spy.
(archaic) an informant or spy
1580s, “spy, informant,” agent noun from intelligence. Meaning “bringer of news” is from 1630s; as a newspaper name from 1640s.
noun, Psychology. 1. any of various tests, as the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale or the Stanford-Binet test, designed to measure the intellectual capacity of a person. noun 1. any of a number of tests designed to measure a person’s mental skills See also Binet-Simon scale
[in-tel-i-juh nt] /ɪnˈtɛl ɪ dʒənt/ adjective 1. having good understanding or a high mental capacity; quick to comprehend, as persons or animals: an intelligent student. 2. displaying or characterized by quickness of understanding, sound thought, or good judgment: an intelligent reply. 3. having the faculty of reasoning and understanding; possessing : intelligent beings in outer […]
- Intelligent agent
noun any software that is designed to use intelligence to automatically carry out an assigned task, mainly retrieving and delivering information; also called software agent See software agent Usage Note computing
- Intelligent backtracking
algorithm An improved backtracking algorithm for Prolog interpreters, which records the point at which each logic variable becomes bound and, when a given set of bindings leads to failure, ignores any choice point which does not bind any of those variables. No choice from such a choice point can succeed since it does not change […]