Improving the Results of De novo Peptide Identification via Tandem Mass Spectrometry Using a Genetic Programming-based Scoring Function for Re-ranking Peptide-Spectrum Matches

@inproceedings{Azari2019ImprovingTR,
  title={Improving the Results of De novo Peptide Identification via Tandem Mass Spectrometry Using a Genetic Programming-based Scoring Function for Re-ranking Peptide-Spectrum Matches},
  author={Samaneh Azari and Bing Xue and Mengjie Zhang and Lifeng Peng},
  booktitle={PRICAI},
  year={2019}
}
De novo peptide sequencing algorithms have been widely used in proteomics to analyse tandem mass spectra (MS/MS) and assign them to peptides, but quality-control methods to evaluate the confidence of de novo peptide sequencing are lagging behind. A fundamental part of a quality-control method is the scoring function used to evaluate the quality of peptide-spectrum matches (PSMs). Here, we propose a genetic programming (GP) based method, called GP-PSM, to learn a PSM scoring function for… 

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