# 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, 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. "Simplex range searching and its variants: A review." *A Journey through Discrete Mathematics: A Tribute to Jiri Matousek.* January 1, 2017. 1-30.
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Agarwal, PK. "Range searching." *Handbook of Discrete and Computational Geometry, Third Edition.* January 1, 2017. 1057-1092.
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Agarwal, PK, Kyle, FOX, and Salzman, O. "An efficient algorithm for computing high-quality paths amid polygonal obstacles." *Acm Transactions on Algorithms* 14.4 (August 1, 2018).
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Agarwal, PK, Kumar, N, Sintos, S, and Suri, S. "Range-max queries on uncertain data." *Journal of Computer and System Sciences* 94 (June 2018): 118-134.
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Agarwal, PK, Arge, L, and Staals, F. "Improved dynamic geodesic nearest neighbor searching in a simple polygon." *Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics, Lipics* 99 (June 1, 2018): 41-414.
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Agarwal, PK, Efrat, A, Sankararaman, S, and Zhang, W. "Nearest-Neighbor Searching Under Uncertainty I." *Discrete & Computational Geometry* 58.3 (October 2017): 705-745.
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Agarwal, PK, Har-Peled, S, Suri, S, Yıldız, H, and Zhang, W. "Convex Hulls Under Uncertainty." *Algorithmica* 79.2 (October 2017): 340-367.
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Wu, Y, Agarwal, PK, Li, C, Yang, J, and Yu, C. "Computational Fact Checking through Query Perturbations." *ACM Transactions on Database Systems* 42.1 (January 9, 2017): 1-41.
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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, Beutel, A, and Mølhave, T. "TerraNNI." *Acm Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems* 2.2 (June 21, 2016): 1-31.
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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, and Sharir, M. "Union of hypercubes and 3D minkowski sums with random sizes." July 1, 2018. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Kumar, N, Sintos, S, and Suri, S. "Computing shortest paths in the plane with removable obstacles." June 1, 2018. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Fox, K, Munagala, K, Nath, A, Pan, J, and Taylor, E. "Subtrajectory clustering: Models and algorithms." May 27, 2018. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Fox, K, Nath, A, Sidiropoulos, A, and Wang, Y. "Computing the Gromov-Hausdorff Distance for Metric Trees." April 16, 2018. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Fox, K, and Nath, A. "Maintaining reeb graphs of triangulated 2-manifolds." January 1, 2018. Full Text

Rav, M, Lowe, A, and Agarwal, PK. "Flood Risk Analysis on Terrains." November 7, 2017. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Rubin, N, and Sharir, M. "Approximate nearest neighbor search amid higher-dimensional flats." September 1, 2017. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Kumar, N, Sintos, S, and Suri, S. "Efficient algorithms for k-regret minimizing sets." August 1, 2017. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Fox, K, Panigrahi, D, Varadarajan, KR, and Xiao, A. "Faster algorithms for the geometric transportation problem." June 1, 2017. Full Text

Wu, Y, Gao, J, Agarwal, PK, and Yang, J. "Finding diverse, high-value representatives on a surface of answers." January 1, 2017.