Why interaction is more powerful than algorithms

Peter Wegner (1997)

Communications of the ACM, Volume 40 Issue 5, May 1997, Pages 80-91

http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=253801

Reason in interaction is a fundamental issue to consider when engineering collective adaptive systems, thus we must understand in which ways the quality and quantity of interactions of CAS components affect CAS evolution.