# 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, Ezra, E, and Sharir, M. "Near-linear approximation algorithms for geometric hitting sets." *Algorithmica* 63.1-2 (June 1, 2012): 1-25.
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Sharathkumar, R, and Agarwal, PK. "Algorithms for the transportation problem in geometric settings." *Proceedings of the Annual Acm Siam Symposium on Discrete Algorithms* (April 30, 2012): 306-317.

Yu, A, Agarwal, PK, and Yang, J. "Processing and Notifying Range Top-k Subscriptions." *2012 Ieee 28th International Conference on Data Engineering* (April 2012).
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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.
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Beutel, A, Mølhave, T, Agarwal, PK, Boedihardjo, AP, and Shine, JA. "TerraNNI: Natural neighbor interpolation on a 3D grid using a GPU." *Gis: Proceedings of the Acm International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems* (December 1, 2011): 64-73.
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Agarwal, PK, Efrat, A, Gniady, C, Mitchell, JSB, Polishchuk, V, and Sabhnani, GR. "Distributed localization and clustering using data correlation and the Occam's razor principle." *2011 International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems and Workshops, Dcoss'11* (September 12, 2011).
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Agarwal, PK, Efrat, A, Ganjugunte, S, Hay, D, Sankararaman, S, and Zussman, G. "The resilience of WDM networks to probabilistic geographical failures." *Proceedings Ieee Infocom* (August 2, 2011): 1521-1529.
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Agarwal, PK, Mølhave, T, Yu, H, and Clark, JS. "Exploiting temporal coherence in forest dynamics simulation." *Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry* (July 15, 2011): 77-86.
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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.

Yu, A, Agarwal, PK, and Yang, J. "Subscriber assignment for wide-area content-based publish/subscribe." *Proceedings International Conference on Data Engineering* (June 6, 2011): 267-278.
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## Pages

Agarwal, PK, Aronov, B, Pach, J, Pollack, R, and Sharir, M. "Quasi-planar graphs have a linear number of edges." January 1, 1996.

Agarwal, PK, and Sharir, M. "Efficient randomized algorithms for some geometric optimization problems." September 1, 1995. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Schwarzkopf, O, and Sharir, M. "The overlay of lower envelopes in three dimensions and its applications." September 1, 1995. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Efrat, A, and Sharir, M. "Vertical decomposition of shallow levels in 3-dimensional arrangements and its applications." September 1, 1995. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Aronov, B, and Suri, S. "Stabbing triangulations by lines in 3D." September 1, 1995. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, and Sen, S. "Selection in monotone matrices and computing kth nearest neighbors." January 1, 1994.

Agarwal, PK, Katz, MJ, and Sharir, M. "Computing depth orders and related problems." January 1, 1994.

Agarwal, PK, and Van Kreveld, M. "Connected component and simple polygon intersection searching." January 1, 1993.

Agarwal, PK, Sharir, M, and Toledo, S. "Applications of parametric searching in geometric optimization." September 1, 1992.

Agarwal, PK, and van Kreveld, M. "Implicit point location of line segments, with an arrangements an application to motion planning." January 1, 1992.