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    Response Surface Methodology and Subjective Data

    Published: Jan 1976

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    The use of quadratic models in two or more variables to describe a subjective response is discussed. Attention is given to the principles of experimental design as well as to any special problems incurred by the use of ranking or rating data as a response. An example taken from the textile area serves as an illustration.


    sensory mechanisms, factor, response, experimental design, quadratic model, correlation, rating scale, ranking, paired comparisons

    Author Information:

    Wells, ME
    Statistician, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Wilmington, Del.

    Committee/Subcommittee: E18.03

    DOI: 10.1520/STP30035S

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