# Pankaj K. Agarwal

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

**External address:**D315 Lev Sci Res Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

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

**Phone:**(919) 660-6548

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

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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Wu, Y, Agarwal, PK, Li, C, Yang, J, and Yu, C. "Toward computational fact-checking." *Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment* 7.7 (March 1, 2014): 589-600.
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Sankararaman, S, Efrat, A, Ramasubramanian, S, and Agarwal, PK. "On channel-discontinuity-constraint routing in wireless networks." *Ad Hoc Networks* 13.PART A (February 1, 2014): 153-169.
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Agarwal, PK, Har-Peled, S, Suri, S, YIldIz, H, and Zhang, W. "Convex hulls under uncertainty." *Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)* 8737 LNCS (January 1, 2014): 37-48.
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Wu, Y, Walenz, B, Li, P, Shim, A, Sonmez, E, Agarwal, PK, Li, C, Yang, J, and Yu, C. "ICheck: Computationally combating "lies, D - Ned Lies, and statistics"." *Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data* (January 1, 2014): 1063-1066.
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Agarwal, PK, and Sharathkumar, R. "Approximation algorithms for bipartite matching with metric and geometric costs." *Proceedings of the Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing* (January 1, 2014): 555-564.
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Agarwal, PK, and Pan, J. "Near-linear algorithms for geometric hitting sets and set covers." *Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry* (January 1, 2014): 271-279.
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## Pages

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

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

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

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

Gupta, P, and Agarwal, P. "Experimental study & analysis of genetic operators for alignment of multiple biological sequences." January 1, 2015. Full Text

Garg, N, Agarwal, P, and Khan, S. "Recent advancements in requirement elicitation and prioritization techniques." January 1, 2015. Full Text

Sekhon, A, and Agarwal, P. "Face recognition using back propagation neural network technique." January 1, 2015. Full Text

Agarwal, P. "Message from program chair." January 1, 2015. Full Text

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