Issue No. 04 - July-August (1997 vol. 1)
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<p>To support electronic commerce, XPect uses a distributed application development tool that assumes an object model of autonomous agents. These agents can engage in more sophisticated interactions than those in the traditional object paradigm.</p>
R. Pareschi, F. Pacull and J. Andreoli, "XPect: A Framework for Electronic Commerce," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 1, no. , pp. 40-48, 1997.