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Our objective with this award was to conduct the preliminary experiments necessary to assess the state of the art of existing mass spectrometry signal segmentation algorithms. Although unforeseeable complications prevented the completion of all proposed research goals, completed research aims resulted in:

  • A cross-platform mass spectrometry data viewer with the ability to pan, zoom, and scroll.
  • Motivation for experimental ground truth data through exposing breakdown cases of the leading mass spectrometry simulator.
  • A completed code framework for running and testing existing isotopic trace segmentation algorithms.

Since the receipt of this award, we have submitted three related external research proposals. One has been awarded (NSF CAREER award for $742,000), and one is in review.


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