hiphive has been developed by Fredrik Eriksson, Erik Fransson, and Paul Erhart at the Department of Physics of Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden with funding from the Knut och Alice Wallenbergs Foundation, the Swedish Research Council, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, and the Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing.

When using hiphive in your research please cite the following paper:

  • The Hiphive Package for the Extraction of High-Order Force Constants by Machine Learning
    Fredrik Eriksson, Erik Fransson, and Paul Erhart
    Advanced Theory and Simulations 2, 1800184 (2019)
    doi: 10.1002/adts.201800184

You might also find the following paper useful, which discusses in detail the advantages and disadvantages of different regression schemes in various different application scenarios:

  • Efficient construction of linear models in materials modeling and applications to force constant expansions
    Erik Fransson, Fredrik Eriksson, and Paul Erhart
    npj Computational Materials 6, 135 (2020)
    doi: 10.1038/s41524-020-00404-5

hiphive implements methods that have evolved in the field over many years including work by, e.g.,

Please cite these original papers as appropriate for your work.

For a general overview of the vibrational properties of materials see e.g., [Ful10].