How to cite signac

Preferred Citation

Please acknowledge the use of this software within the body of your publication by copying or adapting the following:

The computational workflow and data management for this publication was supported by the signac data management framework [ADRG18].


Carl S. Adorf, Paul M. Dodd, Vyas Ramasubramani, and Sharon C. Glotzer. Simple data and workflow management with the signac framework. Comput. Mater. Sci., 146(C):220–229, 2018. doi:10.1016/j.commatsci.2018.01.035.

A preprint of this paper is also available as arXiv:1611.03543.

If you make use of signac-flow, we also strongly recommend citing the following publication:


Vyas Ramasubramani, Carl S. Adorf, Paul M. Dodd, Bradley D. Dice, and Sharon C. Glotzer. signac: A Python framework for data and workflow management. In Proceedings of the 17th Python in Science Conference, 152–159. 2018. doi:10.25080/Majora-4af1f417-016.