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What do we call a non-human (virtual) agent in computer science domain? I'm looking for a word/phrase other than bot or artificial agent.

Non-human agent

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  • Do you need a general term or can you just give your bot an actual name? "Look it up using Sinclair."
    – Catija
    Jun 5 '15 at 15:08
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    "Bot" is a word. It also means exactly that. It is also universally used. What am I missing?
    – RegDwigнt
    Jun 5 '15 at 15:10
  • @Catija, I'm looking for a general term to describe it.
    – Eilia
    Jun 5 '15 at 15:11
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    Also, why not "virtual agent" ? It is used in computer science.
    – 0..
    Jun 5 '15 at 15:12
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    Can you explain how you want to use it that shows why "bot", for example, is not usable for you?
    – Catija
    Jun 5 '15 at 15:13
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Try intelligent virtual agent, virtual rep or v-rep
The site reads:

....In customer relationship management (CRM), a virtual agent (sometimes called an intelligent virtual agent, virtual rep or v-rep).....

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Virtual Agent

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