# Pankaj K. Agarwal

- RJR Nabisco Professor of Computer Science in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
- Professor of Computer Science
- Professor of Mathematics (Secondary)
- Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative
- Bass Fellow

**External address:**D214A Lev Sci Res Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

**Internal office address:**Box 90129, Durham, NC 27708-0129

**Phone:**(919) 660-6540

Computational and combinatorial geometry, computational biology, robotics, spatial databases, geographic molecular information systems, and data structures.

Agarwal, PK, Akutsu, T, Amihood, A, Apostolico, A, Benham, C, Benson, G, Blanchette, M, El-Mabrouk, N, Gascuel, O, Giancarlo, R, Guigo, R, Hallet, M, Huson, D, Kucherov, G, Lacey, M, Lagergren, J, Lancia, G, Landau, GM, Lecroq, T, Moret, B, Morishita, S, Mossel, E, Moulton, V, Pachter, L, Reinert, K, Rigoutsos, I, Sagot, MF, Sankoff, D, Schbath, S, Segal, E, Semple, C, Setubal, JC, Sharan, R, Skiena, S, Stoye, J, Ukkonen, E, Vawter, L, Valencia, A, Warnow, T, Wang, L, Casadio, R, and Myers, G.* Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics): Preface.* December 1, 2005.

Agarwal, PK, Aronov, B, Har-Peled, S, Phillips, JM, Yi, K, and Zhang, W. "Nearest-Neighbor Searching Under Uncertainty II." *ACM Transactions on Algorithms* 13.1 (October 10, 2016): 1-25.
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Agarwal, PK, Fox, K, Pan, J, and Ying, R. "Approximating dynamic time warping and edit distance for a pair of point sequences." *Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics, LIPIcs* 51 (June 1, 2016): 6.1-6.16.
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Yu, A, Agarwal, PK, and Yang, J. "Top-$k$ Preferences in High Dimensions." *IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering* 28.2 (February 1, 2016): 311-325.
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Agarwal, PK, Kaplan, H, Rubin, N, and Sharir, M. "Kinetic Voronoi Diagrams and Delaunay Triangulations under Polygonal Distance Functions." *Discrete & Computational Geometry* 54.4 (December 2015): 871-904.
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Agarwal, PK, Gao, J, Guibas, LJ, Kaplan, H, Rubin, N, and Sharir, M. "Stable Delaunay Graphs." *Discrete & Computational Geometry* 54.4 (December 2015): 905-929.
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Agarwal, PK, Mølhave, T, Revsbæk, M, Safa, I, Wang, Y, and Yang, J. "Maintaining Contour Trees of Dynamic Terrains." *Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics, LIPIcs* 34 (June 1, 2015): 796-811.
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Agarwal, PK, Fox, K, Nath, A, Sidiropoulos, A, and Wang, Y. "Computing the Gromov-Hausdorff distance for metric trees." *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)* 9472 (January 1, 2015): 529-540.
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Agarwal, PK, and Sharathkumar, R. "Streaming Algorithms for Extent Problems in High Dimensions." *Algorithmica* 72.1 (2015): 83-98.
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Salzman, O, Shaharabani, D, Agarwal, PK, and Halperin, D. "Sparsification of motion-planning roadmaps by edge contraction." *The International Journal of Robotics Research* 33.14 (December 2014): 1711-1725.
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Agarwal, PK, Har-Peled, S, Kaplan, H, and Sharir, M. "Union of Random Minkowski Sums and Network Vulnerability Analysis." *Discrete & Computational Geometry* 52.3 (October 2014): 551-582.
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## Pages

Agarwal, PK, Pan, J, and Victor, W. "An efficient algorithm for placing electric vehicle charging stations." December 1, 2016. Full Text

Nath, A, Fox, K, Agarwal, PK, and Munagala, K. "Massively parallel algorithms for computing TIN DEMs and contour trees for large terrains." October 31, 2016. Full Text

Ying, R, Pan, J, Fox, K, and Agarwal, PK. "A simple efficient approximation algorithm for dynamic time warping." October 31, 2016. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Kumar, N, Sintos, S, and Suri, S. "Range-max queries on uncertain data." June 15, 2016. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Fox, K, Munagala, K, and Nath, A. "Parallel algorithms for constructing range and nearest-neighbor searching data structures." June 15, 2016. Full Text

Pan, J, Rao, V, Agarwal, PK, and Gelfand, AE. "Markov-modulated marked poisson processes for check-in data." January 1, 2016.

Agarwal, PK, Fox, K, and Salzman, O. "An efficient algorithm for computing high-quality paths amid polygonal obstacles." January 1, 2016.

Zhang, W, Agarwal, PK, and Mukherjee, S. "Contour trees of uncertain terrains." November 3, 2015. Full Text

Lebeck, N, Mølhave, T, and Agarwal, PK. "Computing highly occluded paths using a sparse network." November 4, 2014. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Har-Peled, S, Suri, S, YIldIz, H, and Zhang, W. "Convex hulls under uncertainty." January 1, 2014. Full Text