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    Volume 17, Issue 5 (September 1989)

    A Useful Hedonic “Smiley” Scale

    (Received 18 January 1988; accepted 30 January 1989)


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    A hedonic scale was developed with 15 pictorial “Smiley” ratings. This scale was found useful for nonparametric assessment of quality by non-trained panels. A precise method is described for reporting median results. A method is described for quantitatively comparing rating distributions of similar products.

    Author Information:

    Basker, D
    Agricultural Research Organization, Bet Dagan,

    Stock #: JTE11133J


    DOI: 10.1520/JTE11133J

    Title A Useful Hedonic “Smiley” Scale
    Symposium ,
    Committee E11