||Intelligent agents integrate artificial intelligence, network, distributed computing and web technology. This course introduces the state of the art of intelligent agents, its theories, languages, architectures and applications. Students can learn from the course the basic concepts and understanding of agent system through the course. The content includes the intelligent agents about - 1.Fundamental theories and architectures, 2. Machine learning and adaptive agents, 3.Negotiation and coordination, 4 Cooperative and competitive problem solving, 5. Game theories and decision making, 6. Ontology and knowledge sharing, 7.Semantic web and web services.