Boost C++ Libraries of the most highly regarded and expertly designed C++ library projects in the world. Herb Sutter and Andrei Alexandrescu, C++ Coding Standards

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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, pages 63-67.

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