John Harer
 Professor of Mathematics
Research Areas and Keywords
Biological Modeling
Computational Mathematics
Signals, Images & Data
Topology
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.
Agarwal, PK, Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, and Wang, Y. "Extreme elevation on a 2manifold." Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry (September 29, 2004): 357365.
Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, Mascarenhas, A, and Pascucci, V. "Timevarying Reeb graphs for continuous spacetime data." Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry (September 29, 2004): 366372.
ColeMcLaughlin, K, Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, Natarajan, V, and Pascucci, V. "Loops in Reeb graphs of 2manifolds." Discrete and Computational Geometry 32.2 (January 1, 2004): 231244. Full Text
Collins, AD, Agarwal, PK, and Harer, JL. "HPRM: A hierarchical PRM." Proceedings Ieee International Conference on Robotics and Automation 3 (December 9, 2003): 44334438.
ColeMcLaughlin, K, Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, Natarajan, V, and Pascucci, V. "Loops in Reeb graphs of 2manifolds." Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry (July 28, 2003): 344350.
Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, Natarajan, V, and Pascucci, V. "MorseSmale complexes for piecewise linear 3manifolds." Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry (July 28, 2003): 361370.
Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, and Zomorodian, A. "Hierarchical MorseSmale complexes for piecewise linear 2manifolds." Discrete and Computational Geometry 30.1 (January 1, 2003): 87107. Full Text
Goulden, IP, Harer, JL, and Jackson, DM. "A geometric parametrization for the virtual euler characteristics of the moduli spaces of real and complex algebraic curves." Transactions of the American Mathematical Society 353.11 (December 1, 2001): 44054427.
Agarwal, PK, Collins, AD, and Harer, JL. "Minimal trap design." Proceedings Ieee International Conference on Robotics and Automation 3 (January 1, 2001): 22432248. Full Text
Edelsbrunner, H, Harer, J, and Zomorodian, A. "Hierarchical Morse complexes for piecewise linear 2manifolds." Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry (January 1, 2001): 7079.
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Former Graduate Students

Anne Collins (01/2002  01/2006): Configuration Spaces in Robotic Manipulation and Motion Planning