sources in computational topology

Sources in computational topology


  • H. Edelsbrunner and J.L Harer, Computational Topology, An Introduction, AMS, 2010. (webpage)

  • A. Zomorodian, Topology for Computing, Cambridge University Press, 2005, publishers’ webpage

  • Tomasz Kaczynski, Konstantin Mischaikow and Marian Mrozek, Computational Homology, Appl. Math. Sci. Vol. 157, Springer Verlag, NY 2004, webpage

  • Sergei Matveev, Algorithmic Topology and Classification of 3-Manifolds, Second Edition, Algorithms and Computations in mathematics, Volume 9, Springer Verlag, NY 2007, ISBN 978-3-540-45898-2


  • Chomp

  • Comptop – applied and computational topology group at Stanford University.

  • HAP – although primarily concerned with Homological Algebra Programming, (whence HAP), this library of GAP based programs includes some of relevance to topology. (See also CHA.

  • Kenzo – effective algebraic topology as viewed by Francis Sergeraert (Grenoble).


  • javaplex - Java library for computing persistent topological invariants
  • Perseus – C++ persistent homology software based on Discrete Morse theory.
  • jPlex
  • Dionysus – C++ library for computing persistent homology
  • Plex for Matlab: older, C++ based version of Plex

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