Delta: Citation


All publications resulting from an allocation of computing time on Delta should include an acknowledgement.


Please acknowledge both the funding source that supported your access to Delta as well as Delta and, when appropriate, specific Delta project and/or NCSA staff. Proper acknowledgment is critical for our ability to solicit continued funding to support this project and next-generation hardware. 


Please also acknowledge support provided by XSEDE when appropriate.

Suggested text and citations:

To acknowledge the NCSA Delta system in particular, please include the following:

This research used the Delta advanced computing and data resource which is supported by the National Science Foundation (award OAC 2005572) and the State of Illinois. Delta is a joint effort of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and its National Center for Supercomputing Applications.

To acknowledge Delta Project staff or NCSA staff:

If Delta Project or NCSA staff contributed substantially to software development, optimization, or other aspects of the research, they should be considered as co-authors.

When staff contributions do not warrant co-authorship, please acknowledge their support with the following text: 


“We thank [consultant name(s)] for [his/her/their] assistance with [describe tasks such as porting code, optimization, visualization, etc.]”

To acknowledge ACCESS-supported research, we ask that you use the following text:

This work used the Delta system at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications through allocation [allocation number] from the Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Coordination Ecosystem: Services & Support (ACCESS) program, which is supported by National Science Foundation grants #2138259, #2138286, #2138307, #2137603, and #2138296.