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Algorithms for spectrum peaks?

  1. Feb 8, 2006 #1
    I'm trying to write an algorithm to identify peaks in various UV/vis spectra (as opposed to measuring them myself). I've seen software which does this - for example an FT-IR spectrometer here has software which goes through and does exactly this, labelling the wavelengths of everything. It's a real time-saver.

    What I have right now is an long string of AND's and OR's of various ad-hoc conditions, which is perhaps right 90% of the time. Does anyone know of the standardized way to do this? Especially which can handle problems like low resolution, and single-pixel errors?

    I'm implementing this in Mathematica, btw.
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