Issue No. 05 - September/October (2002 vol. 6)
<p>Agents--in the form of elves, sprites, avatars, jinis, and genome agents--are forming the new fabric for our computing infrastructure. Given their flexibility and all-around suitability for this broad range of tasks, it is not surprising to see the variety of agent-based infrastructures on the landscape.</p>
M. N. Huhns et al., "Weaving a Computing Fabric," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 6, no. , pp. 88-91, 2002.