Imagine waking in the morning, turning on your interactive TV, and being greeted by your intelligent news agent. Your agent has spent the night digitizing, segmenting, indexing, extracting, translating, and summarizing the world's news broadcasts. The agent, knowing your interests from your previous implicit and explicit interactions, selects the most relevant sources and topics and dynamically generates an interactive newscast personalized to your preferred format, length, language, and interests. Fantasy or reality?
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