Sensory evaluation practices [electronic resource] / Herbert Stone and Joel L. Sidel.

Stone, Herbert [Browse]
3rd ed.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, c2004.
1 online resource (395 p.)


Food science and technology international series. [More in this series]
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The enjoyment of products is closely related to the senses, and in the case of food - mainly taste, aroma and texture. Sensory evaluation is a dynamic field concentrating on the utilization of humans for the measurement of sensory perceptions and/or their effect on food and taste acceptance.Since 1985 when the first edition of this book was published, there have been many changes in he field of sensory evaluation. Sensory Evaluation Practices, Third Edition provides a critical evaluation of all current developments in the field, recognizing the impact that the discipline has had
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-364) and index.
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  • Front Cover; Sensory Evaluation Practices; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Preface, First Edition; Preface, Second Edition; Preface, Third Edition; About the Authors; Chapter 1. Introduction to Sensory Evaluation; I. Introduction and Objective; II. Historical Background; III. Development of Sensory Evaluation; IV. Defining Sensory Evaluation; V. A Physiological and Psychological Perspective; Chapter 2. The Organization and Operation of a Sensory Evaluation Program; I. Introduction; II. Organizing a Sensory Evaluation Program; III. Conclusions; Chapter 3. Measurement; I. Introduction
  • II. Components of Measurement:ScalesIII. Selected Measurement Techniques; IV. Conclusions; Chapter 4. Test Strategy and the Design of Experiments; I. Introduction; II. Test Request and Objective; III. Product Criteria; IV. Psychological Errors; V. Statistical Considerations; VI. Experimental Design Considerations; VII. Selected Product Designs; Chapter 5. Discrimination Testing; I. Introduction; II. Methods; III. Components of Testing; IV. Special Problems; V. Summary; Chapter 6. Descriptive Analysis; I. Introduction; II. Test Methods; III. Applications for Descriptive Analysis
  • IV. ConclusionsChapter 7. Affective Testing; I. Introduction; II. Methods; III. Subjects; IV. Types of Acceptance Testing; V. Special Problems; VI. Conclusions; Chapter 8. Special Problems; I. Introduction; II. Instrument-Sensory Relationships; III. Experts and Expert Panels; IV. Perceived Efficacy and Advertising Claims; V. Stability Testing; VI. Product Development; VII. Quality Control; VIII. Optimization; IX. Conclusions; Chapter 9. Epilogue; I. Introduction; II. Education and the Sensory Professional; III. The Future; References; Index; Food Science and Technology
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  • 9786610902859
  • 0-08-047435-7
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