References and Notes

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HPC User Forum: , links to ROI spreadsheet and data.

Apon, A. et al. (2010). “High Performance Computing Instrumentation and Research Productivity in U.S. Universities.” J. Information Technology Impact 10(2): 87-98.

Apon, Amy W., Linh B. Ngo, Michael E. Payne, Paul W. Wilson (2014). "Assessing the effect of high performance computing capabilities on academic research output." Under review.

US National Science Foundation, Report of the Blue-Ribbon Advisory Panel on Cyberinfrastructure. Arlington: National Science Foundation. Online:

[NSF2011] NSF Advisory Committee for Cyberinfrastructure Task Force on Campus Bridging. Final Report. March 2011. Arlington: National Science Foundation. Online:

Mell, Peter & Grance, Timothy (2011). The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing. Gaithersburg: National Institute of Standards and Technology. Online:

E. Mollick, "Establishing Moore's Law," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 28, no. 3, 2006, pp. 62–75.

I. Foster, C. Kesselman, and S. Tuecke, "The Anatomy of the Grid: Enabling Scalable Virtual Organizations," Int'l J. High-Performance Computing Applications, vol. 15, no. 3, 2001, pp. 200–222.

R. Tansley, M. Smith, and J.H. Walker, "The DSpace Open Source Digital Asset Management System: Challenges and Opportunities," Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, LNCS 3652, Springer, 2005, pp. 242–253.

S. Garfinkel, "Commodity Grid Computing with Amazon's S3 and EC2," USENIX Login, vol. 32, no. 1, 2007, pp. 7–13.

A. Rajasekar, "iRODS: A Rule Oriented Data Management System," Proc. Plenary Meeting of the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, Nov. 2006;[54]

Nurmi, D., Wolski, R., Grzegorczyk, C., Obertelli, G., Soman, S., Youseff, L. and Zagorodnov, D. The Eucalyptus Open-source Cloud-computing System. 9th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, pages 124–131, 2009.

Lifka et al. (2009). Sustainable Funding and Business Models for Academic Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Facilities. Ithaca: Cornell University. Online:

Liker, Jeffrey; Convis, Gary (2011). The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership: Achieving and Sustaining Excellence through Leadership Development. Reading: McGraw-Hill.

Wilkins-Diehr, Nancy; Gannon, Dennis; Kilmeck, Gerhard; Oster, Scott; Pamidighantam, Sudhaker (2008). TeraGrid Science Gateways and their Impact on Science. West Lafayette: Purdue University. Online:

National Research Council. Computing Research for Sustainability. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2012.

National Research Council. Frontiers in Massive Data Analysis. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2013.

National Research Council. Research Universities and the Future of America: Ten Breakthrough Actions Vital to Our Nation's Prosperity and Security: Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2012.