Hands on Consumer Test Analysis, Preference and Emotion Mapping, 3 days
Optimize the sensory properties of Food, Beverage and personal products using Data exploration and Preference and Emotion Mapping.
Day 1 (Optional) introduction to the Statistics and XLSTAT routines needed to analyse and explore consumer trial data. In the afternoon we discuss the issues regarding conduct and product and questionnaire design to ensure a successful trial to measure Liking or Emotion responses.
Day 2 teaches Demographic analyses, Penalty analysis, segmentation, internal preference mapping, and how to obtain a contour surface mapping liking across the sensory space.
Day 3 shows how to fit external preference mapping, ideal point analysis and use the results to set up optimum profiles of sensory or emotion responses. Mainly based around the use of XLSTAT, attendees will gain practical experience using real-life examples and will be able to save their work to take away with a free copy of XLSTAT-Sensory so they will be competent to start using their expertise from day 1 after the course.