US Patent 7,672,792. Methods and systems for classifying mass spectra. Inventor: Lucio Cetto. Assignee: The MathWorks
Pertains to methods and systems for classifying mass spectra to "discriminate the absence or existence of a condition," according to the abstract. The method and systems include "determining a first or higher order derivative of the signals of the mass spectra or any linear combination of the signal and a derivative of the signal, to form a mass spectra dataset for training a classifier."