This and the two following pages try to demonstrate the synergetic
effects that occur in a teamwork-based system by some pictures. Therefore
it is necessary to be familar with the teamwork
The cooperation of the computers during the search is achieved by team
meetings. The picture shows three computers (in form of robots) that
follow their paths in the search space guided by their problem solving
strategies. Before a team meeting we typically have the situation depicted in
The robots are in different parts of the search space with different distances
to possible solutions (the smilies) of the search problem.
This link will show you the situation
after the integration of the facts of the
losing experts into the problem state of the best expert, i.e. the winner.