SciPy

Citing SciPy library

If you would like to cite the SciPy library in a paper or presentation, the following is recommended:

  • Author: Eric Jones, Travis Oliphant, Pearu Peterson and others.
  • Title: SciPy: Open Source Scientific Tools for Python
  • Year: 2001 -
  • URL: http://www.scipy.org/

Here’s an example of a BibTeX entry:

@Misc{,
  author =    {Eric Jones and Travis Oliphant and Pearu Peterson and others},
  title =     {{SciPy}: Open source scientific tools for {Python}},
  year =      {2001--},
  url = "http://www.scipy.org/"
}

A number of articles related to scientific computing with Python have appeared; a selection related to some of the core toolstack are listed below. See also the entire May 2007 issue of the journal Computing in Science & Engineering which focused on scientific computing with Python.

Journal Articles

F2PY

To cite F2PY in a paper or presentation, please use the following journal article:

NumPy and SciPy

  • Author: Travis E. Oliphant
  • Title: Python for Scientific Computing
  • Journal: Computing in Science & Engineering 9, 90 (2007) (publisher link)

IPython

  • Author: Fernando Pérez and Brian E. Granger
  • Title: IPython: A System for Interactive Scientific Computing
  • Journal: Computing in Science & Engineering 9, 90 (2007) (publisher link)

Matplotlib

  • Author: John D. Hunter
  • Title: Matplotlib: A 2D Graphics Environment
  • Journal: Computing in Science & Engineering 9, 90 (2007) (publisher link)