Vector Optimization of Ergatic Systems

Vector Optimization of Ergatic Systems

DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2509-7.ch004
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In Chapter 4, functional system and dominant concepts are considered. Formalization of the problem is given. Project of E-trainer is proposed. Optimization of operator performance methods is proposed. Example is given.
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Functional System And Dominant

According to P.K. Anokhin (Anokhin, P.K. 1978), when the biological organism feels the need to achieve a certain result, it produces a special functional system for the implementation of this requirement. The content of the result (objective) is formed by the system as a model before the result itself will appear. In the case of its sufficiency the organism goes to the formation of other functional system with another useful result, represents the next step in the universal continuum of objectives. If the result is insufficient, a stimulation mechanism is activated, an active selection of new components is created, a change in the degrees of freedom of existing synaptic organization, and finally, after some trial and error the adequate adaptive result is obtained.

A functional system is a genuine cooperation of components set, which efforts are aimed at obtaining a given useful effect. From this viewpoint, it is more suitable not the term “interaction”, but the term “intersupport”. A component can log in only if it contributes its share to promote the achievement of the desired result. With its entry into system the component immediately eliminates all the degrees of freedom that prevent or not help to obtain a result. On the contrary, it leverages exactly those degrees of freedom that somehow contribute to its achievement. Superior property of a self-assembled biological system is that it produces a continuously active sorting a set of components degrees of freedom (often in microintervals of time), to include those which bring the organism to obtain a desired result.

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