Pankaj K. Agarwal

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.

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

Agarwal, PK, Aronov, B, Kreveld, MV, Löffler, M, and Silveira, RI. "Computing similarity between piecewise-linear functions." Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry (2010): 375-383. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Phillips, JM, and Sadri, B. "Lipschitz unimodal and isotonic regression on paths and trees." Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) 6034 LNCS (2010): 384-396. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Ezra, E, and Sharir, M. "Near-linear approximation algorithms for geometric hitting sets." Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry (2009): 23-32. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Cheng, S-W, Tao, Y, and Yi, K. "Indexing uncertain data." Proceedings of the ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems (2009): 137-146. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Xie, J, Yang, J, and Yu, H. "Input-sensitive scalable continuous join query processing." ACM Transactions on Database Systems 34.3 (2009). Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Ezra, E, and Ganjugunte, SK. "Efficient sensor placement for surveillance problems." Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) 5516 LNCS (2009): 301-314. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Sharathkumar, R, and Yu, H. "Approximate Euclidean shortest paths amid convex obstacles." Proceedings of the Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (2009): 283-292.

Agarwal, PK, Sadri, B, and Yu, H. "Untangling triangulations through local explorations." Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry (2008): 288-297. Full Text

Chandramouli, B, Yang, J, Agarwal, PK, Yu, A, and Zheng, Y. "ProSem: Scalable wide-area publish/subscribe." Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data (2008): 1315-1317. Full Text

Agarwal, PK, Hurtado, F, Toussaint, GT, and Trias, J. "On polyhedra induced by point sets in space." Discrete Applied Mathematics 156.1 (2008): 42-54. Full Text

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