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A Proposal to Add Hash Tables to the Standard Library
The hash table proposal explains much of the design. The hash function object is discussed in Section D.

The C++ Standard Library Technical Report.
Contains the hash function specification in section 6.3.2.

Library Extension Technical Report Issues List.
The library implements the extension described in Issue 6.18.

Methods for Identifying Versioned and Plagiarised Documents
Timothy C. Hoad, Justin Zobel
Contains the hash function that boost::hash_combine is based on.

Copyright 2005 Daniel James