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Looking into the consumer report paradigm

This section provides a concise literature survey of concepts and views concerning the activities of consumer organizations. Although the EAGLES Evaluation Working Group's aim is not to actually test a number of products and publish the outcomes of the tests, it shares the consumer based approach. From an EAGLES point of view, the types testing procedures applied by consumer associations will probably be the most relevant aspect of the consumer report paradigm.