Pankaj K. Agarwal

Pankaj K. Agarwal
  • Professor of Mathematics
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.

Education & Training
  • Ph.D., New York University 1989

  • M.S., University of California at Santa Cruz 1986

  • B.S.E.E., Indian Institute of Technology (India) 1982

Yu, A, Agarwal, PK, and Yang, J. "Processing a large number of continuous preference top-k queries." Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data (2012): 397-408. Full Text

Sharathkumar, R, and Agarwal, PK. "A near-linear time ε-approximation algorithm for geometric bipartite matching." Proceedings of the Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing (2012): 385-394. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Efrat, A, Sankararaman, S, and Zhang, W. "Nearest-neighbor searching under uncertainty." Proceedings of the ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems (2012): 225-236. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Cormode, G, Huang, Z, Phillips, J, Wei, Z, and Yi, K. "Mergeable summaries." Proceedings of the ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems (2012): 23-34. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Arge, L, Kaplan, H, Molad, E, Tarjan, RE, and Yi, K. "An optimal dynamic data structure for stabbing-semigroup queries." SIAM Journal on Computing 41.1 (2012): 104-127. Full Text

Sharathkumar, R, and Agarwal, PK. "Algorithms for the transportation problem in geometric settings." Proceedings of the Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (2012): 306-317.

Afshani, P, Agarwal, PK, Arge, L, Larsen, KG, and Phillips, JM. "(Approximate) Uncertain Skylines." Theory of Computing Systems (2012): 1-25. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Matoušek, J, and Sharir, M. "On range searching with semialgebraic sets II." Proceedings - Annual IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science, FOCS (2012): 420-429. Full Text

Clark, JS, Agarwal, P, Bell, DM, Flikkema, PG, Gelfand, A, Nguyen, X, Ward, E, and Yang, J. "Inferential ecosystem models, from network data to prediction." Ecol Appl 21.5 (July 2011): 1523-1536.

Abam, MA, Agarwal, PK, Berg, MD, and Yu, H. "Out-of-order event processing in kinetic data structures." Algorithmica (New York) 60.2 (2011): 250-273. Full Text


Agarwal, PK, Bhattacharya, BK, and Sen, S. "Output-Sensitive Algorithms for Uniform Partitions of Points." Springer, 1999. Full Text

Murali, TM, Agarwal, PK, and Vitter, JS. "Constructing Binary Space Partitions for Orthogonal Rectabgles in Practice." Springer, 1998. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Guibas, LJ, Hershberger, J, and Veach, E. "Maintaining the Extent of a Moving Point Set." Springer, 1997. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Berg, MD, Halperin, D, and Sharir, M. "Efficient Generation of k-Directional Assembly Sequences." ACM/SIAM, 1996.

Agarwal, PK, Schwarzkopf, O, and Sharir, M. "The Overlay of Lower Envelopes in Three Dimensions and Its Applications." ACM, 1995. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Aronov, B, Pach, J, Pollack, R, and Sharir, M. "Quasi-Planar Graphs Have a Linear Number of Edges." Springer, 1995. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Aronov, B, and Suri, S. "Stabbing Triangulations by Lines in 3D." ACM, 1995. Full Text