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Research Interests for John Harer

Research Interests: Computational Topology, Computational Biology, Algorithms

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.

Algorithms, Automatic Data Processing, Biomass, Chromosome Mapping, Crosses, Genetic, Genome, Plant, Genotype, Image Processing, Computer-Assisted, Imaging, Three-Dimensional, Inbreeding, Models, Biological, Multivariate Analysis, Oryza sativa, Phenotype, Plant Roots, Principal Component Analysis, Quantitative Trait Loci, Quantitative Trait, Heritable, Recombination, Genetic, Reproducibility of Results, Software, Workflow
Current projects:
Computational Topology
Statistical Topology
Self-Healing Networks
Network Inference
Geometric Image Analysis
Areas of Interest:

Computational Biology
Computational Topology
Dynamics on Networks

Recent Publications
  1. Denny, TN; Andrews, L; Bonsignori, M; Cavanaugh, K; Datto, MB; Deckard, A; DeMarco, CT; DeNaeyer, N; Epling, CA; Gurley, T; Haase, SB; Hallberg, C; Harer, J; Kneifel, CL; Lee, MJ; Louzao, R; Moody, MA; Moore, Z; Polage, CR; Puglin, J; Spotts, PH; Vaughn, JA; Wolfe, CR, Implementation of a Pooled Surveillance Testing Program for Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infections on a College Campus - Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, August 2-October 11, 2020., Mmwr. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, vol. 69 no. 46 (November, 2020), pp. 1743-1747 [doi[abs]
  2. Smith, LM; Motta, FC; Chopra, G; Moch, JK; Nerem, RR; Cummins, B; Roche, KE; Kelliher, CM; Leman, AR; Harer, J; Gedeon, T; Waters, NC; Haase, SB, An intrinsic oscillator drives the blood stage cycle of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum., Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 368 no. 6492 (May, 2020), pp. 754-759 [doi[abs]
  3. Tralie, CJ; Bendich, P; Harer, J, Multi-Scale Geometric Summaries for Similarity-Based Sensor Fusion, Ieee Aerospace Conference Proceedings, vol. 2019-March (March, 2019), ISBN 9781538668542 [doi[abs]
  4. Garagić, D; Peskoe, J; Liu, F; Claffey, MS; Bendich, P; Hineman, J; Borggren, N; Harer, J; Zulch, P; Rhodes, BJ, Upstream fusion of multiple sensing modalities using machine learning and topological analysis: An initial exploration, Ieee Aerospace Conference Proceedings, vol. 2018-March (June, 2018), pp. 1-8, IEEE, ISBN 9781538620144 [doi[abs]
  5. Tralie, CJ; Smith, A; Borggren, N; Hineman, J; Bendich, P; Zulch, P; Harer, J, Geometric Cross-Modal Comparison of Heterogeneous Sensor Data, Proceedings of the 39th Ieee Aerospace Conference, vol. 2018-March (March, 2018), pp. 1-10, IEEE, ISBN 9781538620144 [doi[abs]
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