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When People Are The Instrument: Sensory Evaluation Methods

by Gengler, Irene;

Measurements using people as the instruments are sometimes necessary. This article addresses how to use methods in tandem with statistical procedures to make the measurements more reliable...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-10
  • Keywords:Sensory evaluation, Descriptive analysis, Acceptance test, Intensity, Liking, Discrimination tests, Difference tests, Sensory questions, Score sheets, Rating scales, Hedonic, Replication, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
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Must a Process Be in Statistical Control to Perform an Effective Experiment?

Taken from the Fall 2004 Newsletter

by Rand, Daniel R. ;

The paper investigates the potential consequences of implementing an experimental design when the process is not in statistical control...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2004-09
  • Keywords:Fractional factorial, Mean square error, Special cause, confounding, Aliasing, Cpk, Replication, Half-normal plot of effects
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Designing Experiments – An Overview

Mini Paper Taken from the Spring 2000 Newsletter

by Gruska, Gregory F., Heaphy, Maureen S.

This paper provides an overview of designed experiments and how to best use them...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2000-04
  • Keywords:Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), PDSA cycle, Replication, Repetition, Randomization, Signal-to-noise ratio, Completely randomized designs, Block designs, Latin square designs, Youden squares, Full factorial, Fractional factorial
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The Man and His Methodology

1993 Youden Address

by Cornell, John A.;

This Youden Address pays tribute to Jack Youden by summarizing his enormous advancements in experimental design and statistical analysis...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1993-01
  • Keywords:Youden Address, One-factor-at-a-time, Two-factor-at-a-time, Replication, Youden squares, Linked block designs, Chain block designs, Partially replicated Latin Squares, Calibration designs, Constrained randomization sequences,

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