Well I thought this was well known, but obviously it isn’t – a least outside the aspect-oriented crowd. So here are a few pointers for starters.
As a matter of fact I was wrong about the phrase though – it is called:
(scroll down a little in the Glossary)
The original Papers can be found at ibm’s reasearch site. Opposed to the AOSD glossary my preferred paper is the one about Multi-Dimensional Separation of Concerns. The one about Morphogenic Software is still worth a read though.