About the Authors

Salome Horsch

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Software, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Statistics, TU Dortmund University, Dortmund, Germany

Dominik Kopczynski

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Software, Validation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Current address: Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften - ISAS - e.V., Dortmund, Germany

Affiliation Bioinformatics, Computer Science XI, TU Dortmund University, Dortmund, Germany

Elias Kuthe

Roles Formal analysis, Software, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Genome Informatics, Institute of Human Genetics, University of Duisburg-Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany

Jörg Ingo Baumbach

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Faculty of Applied Chemistry, Reutlingen University, Reutlingen, Germany

Sven Rahmann

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Bioinformatics, Computer Science XI, TU Dortmund University, Dortmund, Germany, Genome Informatics, Institute of Human Genetics, University of Duisburg-Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany

Jörg Rahnenführer

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

rahnenfuehrer@statistik.tu-dortmund.de

Affiliation Department of Statistics, TU Dortmund University, Dortmund, Germany

Competing Interests

JI Baumbach is shareholder on a company (B&S Analytics) producing ion mobility spectrometers. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.