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Acknowledgement in Publications

All publications, copyrighted or not, resulting from an allocation of computing time at PSC should include an acknowledgement. Please acknowledge both the funding source that supported your access to PSC and the specific PSC resources that you used.

Proper acknowledgment is critical for our ability to solicit continued funding to support these projects and next generation hardware.

XSEDE supported research on Bridges

We ask that you use the following text:

This work used the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), which is supported by National Science Foundation grant number OCI-1053575.  Specifically, it used the Bridges system, which is supported by NSF award number ACI-1445606, at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC).”

Please include the following citations:

Towns, J., Cockerill, T., Dahan, M., Foster, I., Gaither, K., Grimshaw, A., Hazlewood, V., Lathrop, S., Lifka, D., Peterson, G.D., Roskies, R., Scott, J.R. and Wilkens-Diehr, N. 2014. XSEDE: Accelerating Scientific Discovery. Computing in Science & Engineering. 16(5):62-74. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2014.80.
Nystrom, N. A., Levine, M. J., Roskies, R. Z., and Scott, J. R. 2015. Bridges: A Uniquely Flexible HPC Resource for New Communities and Data Analytics. In Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Conference on Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (St. Louis, MO, July 26-30, 2015). XSEDE15. ACM, New York, NY, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2792745.2792775.

If you wish to acknowledge ECSS support, please include this text: 

We thank [consultant name(s)] for [his/her/their] assistance with [describe tasks such as porting, optimization, visualization, etc.], which was made possible through the XSEDE Extended Collaborative Support Service (ECSS) program.

 

XSEDE supported research on Greenfield

We ask that you use the following text:

This work used the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), which is supported by National Science Foundation grant number OCI-1053575. Specifically, it used the Greenfield system, which is supported by NSF award number ACI-1261721, at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC).

 

XSEDE supported research on Blacklight

We ask that you use the following text:

This work used the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), which is supported by National Science Foundation award number ACI-1053575. Specifically, it used the Blacklight system, which is supported by NSF award number ACI-1041726, at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC).

Please include the following citations:

Towns, J., Cockerill, T., Dahan, M., Foster, I., Gaither, K., Grimshaw, A., Hazlewood, V., Lathrop, S., Lifka, D., Peterson, G.D., Roskies, R., Scott, J.R. and Wilkens-Diehr, N. 2014. XSEDE: Accelerating Scientific Discovery. Computing in Science & Engineering. 16(5):62-74. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2014.80.
Nystrom, N., Welling, J., Blood, P. and Goh, E.L. Blacklight: Coherent Shared Memory for Enabling Science. In Contemporary High Performance Computing: From Petascale Toward Exascale; Vetter J., Ed.; CRC Computational Science Series, Taylor & Francis:Boca Raton, 2013; pp 431−450.

If you wish to acknowledge ECSS support, please include this text: 

We thank [consultant name(s)] for [his/her/their] assistance with [describe tasks such as porting, optimization, visualization, etc.], which was made possible through the XSEDE Extended Collaborative Support Service (ECSS) program.

National Institutes of Health supported research

We ask that you use the following text:

This research was supported in part by the National Institutes of Health through resources provided by the National Resource for Biomedical Supercomputing (P41 RR06009), which is part of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center. 

followed by an acknowledgement of any PSC resources that you used. For example:

Specifically, it used the Blacklight system, which is supported by NSF award number ACI-1041726, at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC).

 

Research on Anton

Please use the following paragraph (or similiar) to cite your work conducted on Anton. Proper acknowledgment is critical for our ability to solicit continued funding for the project.

Anton computer time was provided by the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) through Grant R01GM116961 from the National Institutes of Health. The Anton machine at PSC was generously made available by D.E. Shaw Research.

The proper citation for the Anton machine is

Millisecond-Scale Molecular Dynamics Simulations on Anton, D. E. Shaw et al., Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing (SC09), Portland, Oregon (2009).

 

Research on the Data Exacell

We ask that you use the following text:

This work used the Data Exacell, which is supported by National Science Foundation award number ACI-1261721, at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC).

Please include the following citation:

The Data Exacell. (n.d.) Retrieved [date] from http://psc.edu/dxc.