- Professor of Mathematics
Research Areas and Keywords
Signals, Images & Data
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.
Bendice, P, Cohen-Steiner, D, Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, and Morozov, D. "Inferring local homology from sampled stratified spaces." Proceedings - Annual IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science, FOCS (2007): 536-546. Full Text
Attali, D, Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, and Mileyko, Y. "Alpha-beta witness complexes." Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) 4619 LNCS (2007): 386-397.
Cole-McLaughlin, K, Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, Natarajan, V, and Pascucci, V. "Loops in Reeb graphs of 2-manifolds." Discrete and Computanional Geometry 32.2 (2004): 231-244.
Agarwal, PK, Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, and Wang, Y. "Extreme elevation on a 2-manifold." Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry (2004): 357-365.
Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, Natarajan, V, and Pascucci, V. "Local and global comparison of continuous functions." IEEE Visualization 2004 - Proceedings, VIS 2004 (2004): 275-280.
Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, Mascarenhas, A, and Pascucci, V. "Time-varying Reeb graphs for continuous space-time data." Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry (2004): 366-372.
Collins, AD, Agarwal, PK, and Harer, JL. "HPRM: A hierarchical PRM." Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 3 (2003): 4433-4438.
Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, and Zomorodian, A. "Hierarchical Morse-Smale complexes for piecewise linear 2-manifolds." Discrete and Computational Geometry 30.1 (2003): 87-107. Full Text