Chapter 17. Miscellaneous Methodologies

  1. Tormod Næs1,
  2. Per B. Brockhoff2 and
  3. Oliver Tomic1

Published Online: 5 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669181.ch17

Statistics for Sensory and Consumer Science

Statistics for Sensory and Consumer Science

How to Cite

Næs, T., Brockhoff, P. B. and Tomic, O. (2010) Miscellaneous Methodologies, in Statistics for Sensory and Consumer Science, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669181.ch17

Author Information

  1. 1

    Nofima Mat, Norway

  2. 2

    Danish Technical University, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 18 JUN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470518212

Online ISBN: 9780470669181



  • miscellaneous methodologies;
  • generalised procrustes analysis (GPA) and three-way generalisations of principal components analysis;
  • PARAFAC and different Tucker methods;
  • GPA - method used in sensory analysis;
  • Tucker-1 model, scores and loadings - plotted in scatter plots;
  • Wi values for a Tucker-2 model - based on example from sensory analysis of cheese;
  • STATIS (Structuration des Tableuax À Trois Indices de la Statistique;
  • Multiple Factor Analysis (MFA);
  • path modelling methods - finding relations between a number of blocks, related in a structured way;
  • MDS-multidimensional scaling


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Three-Way Analysis of Sensory Data

  • Relating Three-Way Data to Two-Way Data

  • Path Modelling

  • MDS-Multidimensional Scaling

  • Analysing Rank Data

  • The L-PLS Method

  • Missing Value Estimation