data reduction
The process of transforming the initial representation of a @S05837@ output into a form which is amenable to interpretation; for example, a @B00596@ graph or a table of ion currents.
PAC, 1991, 63, 1541. (Recommendations for nomenclature and symbolism for mass spectroscopy (including an appendix of terms used in vacuum technology). (Recommendations 1991)) on page 1544 [Terms] [Paper]