Assistant vs Agents - What is the right way to call the apps

Hi Team, Would like to know if the Assistant API leverage in the apps / assistants are synonymous to agentic application

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An Agent imho is something that works mostly autonomously if on your behalf. An Agent might work as a process without a directly interactive UI.

An assistant is a Chatbot that converses with you interactively.

These can sometimes overlap a little.

For example, my Chatbot is able to crawl websites. But the prompt to make it do that is part of an interactive conversation.


This is a really good way of explaining it

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Thank you, A follow -up question :How could we create agents using OpenAI like how we create using crewai?