Designers’ Criteria for Choosing Human Performance Models

  • William B. Rouse
  • William J. Cody

Abstract

There are many reasons for developing human performance models. It is an intellectually satisfying and enriching experience to develop and experiment with models of human performance, chemical reactions, economic behavior, and so on. Such models help us to understand complex phenomena while also providing the means to communicate this understanding.

Keywords

Information Source Human Judgement Information Seeker Subject Matter Expert Archival Source 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • William B. Rouse
    • 1
  • William J. Cody
    • 1
  1. 1.Search Technology, Inc.Georgia

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