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Sensory Evaluation Techniques, 5E

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978 1482 216905
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This Fifth Edition of Sensory Evaluation Techniques covers all phases of performing sensory evaluation studies, from listing the steps involved in a sensory evaluation project to presenting advanced statistical methods. Like its predecessors, Sensory Evaluation Techniques, Fifth Edition gives a clear and concise presentation of practical solutions, accepted methods, standard practices, and some advanced techniques.

The Fifth Edition is completely reorganized, revised, and updated. Key highlights of this book include:

- A more intuitive organization

- Statistical methods adapted to suit a more basic consumer methodology

- Rearranged material to reflect advances in Internet testing

- New time-intensity testing methods

- New chapters on advanced sensory processes, quality control testing, advertising claims, and business challenges

- New material on mapping and sorting, graph theory, multidimensional scaling, and flash profiling techniques

- Explanations of theories of integrity, amplitude, and balance and blend

- Updated appendices for Spectrum method scales

- Updated references

Sensory Evaluation Techniques, 5E, remains a relevant and flexible resource, providing how-to information for a wide variety of users in industry, government, and academia who need the most current information to conduct effective sensory evaluation and interpretations of results. It also supplies students with the necessary theoretical background in sensory evaluation methods, applications, and implementations.

Contents:  Preface to the Fifth Edition, Authors, Acknowledgements, In Memory of Morten Meilgaard, D.Sc.

1 Introduction to Sensory Techniques

2 Sensory Attributes and the Way We Perceive Them

3 Controls for Test Room, Products, and Panel

4 Factors Influencing Sensory Verdicts

5 Measuring Responses

6 Guidelines for Choice of Technique

7 Overall Difference Tests: Does a Sensory Difference Exist between Samples?

8 Attribute Difference Tests: How Does Attribute X Differ between Samples?

9 Determining Threshold

10 Selection and Training of Panel Members

11 Descriptive Analysis Techniques

12 Spectrum Descriptive Analysis Method

13 Affective Tests: Consumer Tests and In-House Panel Acceptance Tests

14 Basic Statistical Methods

15 Advanced Statistical Methods

16 Guidelines for Reporting Results

17 Sensory Evaluation in Quality Control (QC/Sensory)

18 Advanced Consumer Research Techniques

19 Statistical Tables

20 Practical Sensory Problems


Morten C. Meilgaard, Gail Vance Civille and B. Thomas Carr, Editors. 2016, 600 p, illustrated.  (List: 160.00)  $150.00



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