John Harer

  • Professor of Mathematics
External address: 109 Physic Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708-0034
Phone: (919) 660-2845

Research Areas and Keywords

Biological Modeling
Gene Regulatory Networks, Network Inference
Computational Mathematics
Topological Data Analysis, Geometric Data Analysis, Network Dynamics, Network Inference
Signals, Images & Data
Topological Data Analysis, Geometric Data Analysis
Topology
Topological Data Analysis

Professor Harer's primary research is in the use of geometric, combinatorial and computational techniques to study a variety of problems in data analysis, shape recognition, image segmentation, tracking, brain imaging, biological networks and gene expression.

Education & Training
  • Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 1979

  • B.A., Haverford College 1974

Selected Grants

(93-0786) Mathematical Sciences Mapping Class Group & Invariants of 3-Manifolds awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1992 to 1994

(92-0802) Mapping Class Group and Invariants of 3-Manifolds awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1992 to 1994

Pages

Iyer-Pascuzzi, AS, Symonova, O, Mileyko, Y, Hao, Y, Belcher, H, Harer, J, Weitz, JS, and Benfey, PN. "Imaging and analysis platform for automatic phenotyping and trait ranking of plant root systems." Plant Physiol 152.3 (March 2010): 1148-1157. Full Text

Cohen-Steiner, D, Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, and Mileyko, Y. "Lipschitz functions have Lp-stable persistence." Foundations of Computational Mathematics 10.2 (2010): 127-139. Full Text

Fink, T, Ahnert, S, Bar On, R, and Harer, J. "Exact dynamics of Boolean networks with connectivity one (Submitted)." PRL (2009). (Academic Article)

Cohen-Steiner, D, Edelsbrunner, H, and Harer, J. "Extending persistence using poincaré and lefschetz duality." Foundations of Computational Mathematics 9.1 (2009): 79-103. Full Text

Cohen-Steiner, D, Edelsbrunner, H, and Harer, J. "Extending persistence using poincaré and lefschetz duality (Foundations of Computational Mathematics DOI 10.1007/s10208-008-9027-z)." Foundations of Computational Mathematics 9.1 (2009): 133-134. Full Text

Edelsbrunner, H, and Harer, J. "The persistent Morse complex segmentation of a 3-manifold." Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) 5903 LNCS (2009): 36-50. Full Text

Cohen-Steiner, D, Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, and Morozov, D. "Persistent homology for kernels, images, and cokernels." Proceedings of the Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (2009): 1011-1020.

Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, Mascarenhas, A, Pascucci, V, and Snoeyink, J. "Time-varying Reeb graphs for continuous space-time data." Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications 41.3 (2008): 149-166. Full Text

Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, and Patel, AK. "Reeb spaces of piecewise linear mappings." Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry (2008): 242-250. Full Text

Cohen-Steiner, D, Edelsbrunner, H, and Harer, J. "Stability of persistence diagrams." Discrete and Computational Geometry 37.1 (2007): 103-120. Full Text

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