First Published in 1987, this book offers a full insight into the methods of evaluating the sensory capabilities in certain individuals. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of medicine and other practitioners in their respective fields.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction. 2. Sensory Attributes and the Way We Perceive Them. 3. Controls for Test Room, Product, and Panel. 4. Factors Influencing Sensory Verdicts. 5. Measuring Responses. 6. Difference Tests. 7. Determining Thresholds.
8. Descriptive Analysis Techniques. 9. Affective Tests: Consumer Tests and In-House Panel Acceptance Tests. 10. Selection and Training of Panel Members. 11. Basic Probability and Statistical Methods. 12. Advanced Statistical Techniques. 13. Guidelines for Choice of Techniques. 14. Guidelines for Reporting Results. Statistical Tables. Index.
Morten Meilgaard, Gail Vance Civille, B. Thomas Carr