Saturday, 21 January 2017, 2:07 AM
Site: Learning Management System
Course: 601393 - Human Computer Interaction Course File (603393CF-11)
Glossary: hci g


The “G” in GOMS, goals are what the user is trying to achieve through interaction with the computer system


GOMS is an analytic technique for making quantitative and qualitative predictions about skilled behavior with a computer system. The acronym stands for goals, operators, methods, and selection rules.


The process by which common ground is developed.

Guiard’s model of bimanual control

A model that describes the roles of the hands in performing tasks that typically involved two hands, one being dominant or preferred and the other being nondominant or nonpreferred.

Gulf of Evaluation

the psychological distance between what is displayed by a computer and the user’s understanding of how it relates to current task goals

Gulf of Execution

the psychological distance between the task goals of a user and the actions required to achieve these goals with a computer system