COOPERATIVE INFORMATION SYSTEM
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(CIS) Networked computers which supportindividual or collaborative human work, and manage access toinformation and computing services. Computation is doneconcurrently over the network by cooperative databasesystems, expert systems, multi-agent planning systems, andother software application systems ranging from theconventional to the advanced.
By Denis Howe
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