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Narval is the acronym of "Network Assistant Reasoning with a Validating Agent Language".Narval is a framework (language + interpreter + GUI/IDE) dedicated to the setting up of intelligent personal assistants (IPAs). An Intelligent Personal Assitant is a companion that will help you in your daily work in the information world. It runs on your machine or on a remote server, and you can communicate with it via all standard means (email, web, telnet, phone, specific GUI, etc). It executes recipes (sequences of actions) you wrote, to perform a wide range of tasks, such as prepare your morning newspaper, help you surf the web by filtering out junk ads, keep searching the web day after day for things you want, participe in on-line auctions, learn you interests and bring you back valuable information, take care of repetitive chores, answer e-mail, negociate the date and time of a meeting, and much more.
Application Areas: Application Development
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