Groups of diverse problem solvers can outperform groups of high-ability problem solvers

u Hong, Scott E. Page, PNAS, Dec 18, 2018
Commentary by Stephen Downes

"We find that when selecting a problem-solving team from a diverse population of intelligent agents, a team of randomly selected agents outperforms a team comprised of the best-performing agents." See also Problem Solving by Heterogeneous Agents, by the same authors.

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