I have a MSc from Stockholm University and a PhD from Friedrich-Schiller-University in Jena, both on computational homological algebra. Since defending my dissertation in 2008, I have been focused on applied and computational topology, in particular on topological data analysis.
Beyond these areas, I am interested in combinatorics, formal languages, Haskell & modern functional programming, category theory and its applications, color semantics and most cases where very abstract algebraic mathematics finds very concrete and surprising applications.
I am strongly emotionally and philosophically invested in Open Source and Open Access issues; a strong proponent of Creative Commons and of emerging publishing cultures in academia.
Computational Linguistics Computational Science Cryptography Data Mining & Machine Learning Data Science Distributed & Parallel Computing Graphics Network Science & Online Social Networks Scientific Computing & Simulation Security & Privacy Statistics Theory & Formal Methods