July 31st, 2014
The first articles appeared in the proceedings.

Feb 3rd, 2014
The organising committee has declared the winners.

Jan 15th, 2014
The automatic evaluation results are out.

Jan 15th, 2014
Check the authors information on the proceedings page.

Jan 1st, 2014
The solutions are online.

Dec. 3, 2013
The submission deadline is approaching fast! Please email submissions to

Oct. 1, 2013
Details about the CASMI 2013 Special Issue and dates are now available!

Sept. 24, 2013
The rules and challenge data pages have been updated.

Sept. 2, 2013
The CASMI 2013 Challenges have been officially released!

August 29, 2013
The challenges for CASMI2013 will be released on Monday, September 2nd!

Critical Assessment
of Small Molecule Identification
The experimental and computational mass spectrometry community is invited to participate in the second round of an open contest on the identification of small molecules from mass spectrometry data!

The identification of unknowns is the major challenge in metabolomics, environmental sciences and other fields, yet the exchange of ideas and a systematic comparative evaluation of alternative strategies is quite limited. In CASMI spectral information for a set of compounds is published, and participants propose identifications.

CASMI 2013 is the second round of CASMI, organised by representatives from the Mass Spectrometry Society of Japan (MSSJ), led by Prof. Takaaki Nishioka from the Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST).

The aim is to bring all mass spectral communities together to show off their different methods on a common data set. Thus, although this is a competition, all participants should benefit and the real winner is the field of small molecule identification.

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