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

Harer, J. "The second homology group of the mapping class group of an orientable surface." Inventiones Mathematicae 72.2 (1983): 221-239. Full Text

HARER, J. "How to construct all fibered knots and links." Topology 21 (1982): 263-280. Full Text

HARER, J. "REPRESENTING ELEMENTS OF PI-1M3 BY FIBERED KNOTS." MATHEMATICAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE CAMBRIDGE PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY 92.JUL (1982): 133-138. Full Text

Harer, J. "How to construct all fibered knots and links." Topology 21.3 (1982): 263-280. Full Text

Casson, A, and Harer, J. "Some homology lens spaces which bound rational homology balls." Pacific Journal of Mathematics 96.1 (September 1, 1981): 23-36. Full Text

Harer, J. "On handlebody structures for hypersurfaces in ℂ3 and ℂP3." Mathematische Annalen 238.1 (1978): 51-58. Full Text

Turner, K, Mileyko, Y, Mukherjee, S, and Harer, J. "Fréchet Means for Distributions of Persistence diagrams." Open Access Copy

Munch, E, Turner, K, Bendich, P, Mukherjee, S, Mattingly, J, and Harer, J. "Probabilistic Fréchet Means for Time Varying Persistence Diagrams." Full Text Open Access Copy

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