Fitness A value representing the successfulness of the program after evaluation.
Herd The population of agents within the search.
Coordinates The binary string used to identify the positions of each agent within the search.
Betas An arbitrary number of agents within the population with the highest personal-best fitness.  The pB of these agents is used to steer the search of the other agents within the system.
Alphas A subset of agents within the betas with the highest personal-best fitness. These agents are used as targets for the weakest members to be driven towards.
pB The memory of the personal best position achieved by an individual agent. This memory includes the fitness score and the location that fitness was found in.
Table 1: Phrases used repeatedly in the context of the system design.