What does GOMS stand for?
What does GOMS mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: GOMS.
We've found a total of 7 definitions for GOMS:
Goals, Operators, Methods, and Selection rules
Geostationary Operational Meteorological Satellite
Goals Operators Methods Selections
Goals Operators Methods And Selections
Goal Operations Methods And Selection
Goals Option Media And Standards
Ground Operations Management System
What does GOMS mean?
- 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.