From listing the steps involved in a sensory evaluation project to presenting advanced statistical methods, Sensory Evaluation Techniques, Fourth Edition covers all phases of sensory evaluation. Like its bestselling predecessors, this edition continues to detail all sensory tests currently in use, to promote the effective employment of these tests,
Table of Contents
Introduction to Sensory Techniques. Sensory Attributes and the Way We Perceive Them. Controls for Test Room. Factors Influencing Sensory Verdicts. Measuring Responses. Overall Difference Tests: Does a Sensory Difference Exist Between Samples? Attribute Difference Tests: How Does Attribute X Differ between Samples? Determining Threshold. Selection and Training of Panel Members. Descriptive Analysis Techniques. The Spectrum� Descriptive Analysis Method. Affective Tests: Consumer Tests and In-House Panel Acceptance Tests. Basic Statistical Methods. Advanced Statistical Methods. Guidelines for Choice of Technique. Guidelines for Reporting Results.