- 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, cyber security, ioT, biological networks and gene expression.
Edelsbrunner, H, and Harer, J. "The Persistent Morse Complex Segmentation of a 3-Manifold." (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 41.3 (November 2008): 149-166. Full Text
"Alpha-beta witness complexes." Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) 4619 LNCS (December 1, 2007): 386-397.
Bendich, P, Cohen-Steiner, D, Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, and Morozov, D. "Inferring Local Homology from Sampled Stratified Spaces." 48th Annual Ieee Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (Focs'07) (October 2007). Full Text
"Extreme elevation on a 2-manifold." Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry (September 29, 2004): 357-365.