The CSCS code of conduct (version of April 25, 2014) aims to outline the responsibilities and the proper practices for CSCS user community.
Access to Source Codes
If you are using your own code for production projects at CSCS, you agree to make this code available to CSCS application analysts for performance analysis and optimization purposes (if necessary). If you are using third-party commercial or community open-source codes, CSCS will contact the developer as needed.
Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC)
It is expressly stated that panel committee members must not be contacted under any circumstances on issues regarding the proposal. Violation of this rule disqualifies the proposal from scientific review and leads to immediate rejection.
The User Lab Users must quote and acknowledge the use of CSCS resources in all publications related to their production and development projects as follows: "This work was supported by a grant from the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) under project ID ###"
The PRACE users must quote and acknowledge the use of CSCS resources in all publications related to their production and development projects as follows: "We acknowledge PRACE for awarding us access to Piz Daint, at the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS), Switzerland."
The users having a share on CSCS infrastructure (contractual partners) can quote and acknowledge use of CSCS resources in their publications as follows: "We acknowledge access to Piz Daint at the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre, Switzerland under the [institution]'s share with the project ID ####:"