id = William Gibson. Idoru. London: Penguin Books, 1996 (originally New York: G. P. Putnams Sons; references are to the trade paperback edition where numbering is the same as the hardback).
sg = Christopher Dewdney. The Secular Grail. Toronto: Somerville House, 1993. (especially as quoted and commented on by Simon Perril in Poetry and Artificial Intelligence, forthcoming in the Proceedings of Assembling Alternatives: An International Poetry Conference/Festival. This meeting was held at the University of New Hampshire in September 1996; the Proceedings will be published by the Wesleyan University Press in 1998.)