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Evaluation of Inspectors in Sensory Tests - Qualification by Geometrical Method and Classification by Bayesian Diagnosis Rule

Summary: It is important in sensory tests to check the qualifications of the inspectors who judge the quality of products. This paper presents a simple geometrical method for qualification of the inspectors. Some contributions to pattern recognition methodology, especially a Bayesian diagnosis rule for classification of inspectors, are also described and illustrated.

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  • Topics: Inspection
  • Keywords: Inspection,Bayesian methods,Geometric Moving Average (GMA) charts,Testing,Sensory tests
  • Author: Ohta, Hiroshi; Kase, Shigeo; Asao, Masashi
  • Journal: Journal of Quality Technology