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Goals, Operators, Methods, and Selection rules

Computing » Software

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Geostationary Operational Meteorological Satellite

Academic & Science » Ocean Science

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Goals Operators Methods And Selections

Computing » Networking

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Goals Operators Methods Selections

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Goal Operations Methods And Selection

Business » General

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Goals Option Media And Standards

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Ground Operations Management System

Governmental » NASA

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What does GOMS mean?

GOMS
GOMS is a specialized human information processor model for human-computer interaction observation that describes a user's cognitive structure on four components. In the book The Psychology of Human Computer Interaction. written in 1983 by Stuart Card, Thomas P. Moran and Allen Newell, the authors introduce: "a set of Goals, a set of Operators, a set of Methods for achieving the goals, and a set of Selections rules for choosing among competing methods for goals." GOMS is a widely used method by usability specialists for computer system designers because it produces quantitative and qualitative predictions of how people will use a proposed system.

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