Posterior error probabilities and false discovery rates: two sides of the same coin

Abstract

A variety of methods have been described in the literature for assigning statistical significance to peptides identified via tandem mass spectrometry. Here, we explain how two types of scores, the q-value and the posterior error probability, are related and complementary to one another.

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Journal of Proteome Research, 7 (1): 40–44
DOI
10.1021/pr700739d
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