High Performance Computing in the Arts & Humanities



Arms, William Y. "Cyberscholarship: High Performance Computing Meets Digital Libraries." Journal of Electronic Publishing. Vol. 11, no. 1, Winter 2008. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Scholarly Publishing Office, University of Michigan University Library.  26 May 2008 <;view=text;rgn=main;idno=3336451.0011.103>.

Arms, William Y., A. Selcuk, P. Dmitriev, B. Kot, R. Mitchell, & L. Walle. "A Research Library Based on the Historical Collections of the Internet Archive." D-Lib Magazine.  Vol. 12 No. 2, February 2006. 26 May 2008 < >.

Bonnett, John.  "High-Performance Computing: An Agenda for the Social Sciences and the Humanities in Canada" Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. 2006.  10 Jun. 2008

Braun, D., X.C. Song and L.L. Arns. "Life Beyond the Browser: The TeraDRE" in Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Grid Computing Environments/Supercomputing 2007, Reno, NV, November 10-11, 2007. 10 Jun. 2008 <>.

Crane, Gregory. "What Do You Do with a Million Books?." D-Lib Magazine. Vol. 12, No. 3. March 2006. 10 Jun. 2008 <>.

Fischman, Josh. "A Supercomputer Takes Humanities Scholars Into the 21st Century." The Chronicle of Higher Education. April 22, 2008. 26 May 2008 <>.

Gooding, S.L., Arns, L., Smith, P., Tillotson, J. "Implementation of a Distributed Rendering Environment for the TeraGrid." CLADE 2006. Paris, France. 2006. 10 Jun. 2008

Madhavan, K., Bertoline, G., Arns, L. "A Distributed Rendering Environment to Support Classroom Instruction in Animation and Scientific Visualization." IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol 25, no 5, pp. 32-38, Sept/Oct 2005. 2006. 10 Jun. 2008 < >.

Schroeder, Ralph & J. Fry. "Social Science Approaches to e-Science: Framing an Agenda." Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication 12 (2) January 2007, 563–582. 26 May 2008 <>---Requires login.

West, John E. "High Performance Humanities." HPCWire. May 9, 2008.  26 May 2008 <>.

Auxiliary Resources



Humanities High Performance Computing Resource Page

ACLS Commission on Cyberinfrastructure


RENCI - Renaissance Computing Institute

SC08 - HPC Conference

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