Selecting the best taste: A group decision-making application to chocolates design

Núria Agell, Germán Sánchez, Mónica Sánchez, Francisco Javier Ruiz

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Creation and design of products based on human sensory perceptions, such as color, smell or taste, require the participation of professionals or experts with highly developed sensory abilities. When a group of experts is involved in such creative process as a team, consensus and group decision-making (GDM) techniques able to deal with qualitative descriptions and uncertainty, can be required. In this paper we consider a methodology based upon qualitative reasoning techniques for representing and synthesizing the information given by a group of experts in order to capture the sensorial aspects of the alternatives. A real application of the proposed GDM method to chocolates design has been conducted throughout 2012 with the Chocolate Chef Oriol Balaguer's team. We present the results obtained by applying the proposed methodology to aggregate experts' opinion during a creative session. In this session, some members of Oriol Balaguer's team tested and evaluated combinations of black chocolate with six different fruits, considered as alternatives, to select the best combination for the design and creation of a new cake.

Idioma originalAnglès
Títol de la publicacióProceedings of the 2013 Joint IFSA World Congress and NAFIPS Annual Meeting, IFSA/NAFIPS 2013
Pàgines939-943
Nombre de pàgines5
DOIs
Estat de la publicacióPublicada - 2013
Publicat externament
Esdeveniment9th Joint World Congress on Fuzzy Systems and NAFIPS Annual Meeting, IFSA/NAFIPS 2013 - Edmonton, AB, Canada
Durada: 24 de juny 201328 de juny 2013

Sèrie de publicacions

NomProceedings of the 2013 Joint IFSA World Congress and NAFIPS Annual Meeting, IFSA/NAFIPS 2013

Conferència

Conferència9th Joint World Congress on Fuzzy Systems and NAFIPS Annual Meeting, IFSA/NAFIPS 2013
País/TerritoriCanada
CiutatEdmonton, AB
Període24/06/1328/06/13

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