Pankaj K. Agarwal

Pankaj K. Agarwal
  • RJR Nabisco Distinguished Professor of Computer Science in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
  • Professor 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, Santa Cruz 1986

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

Govindarajan, S., et al. “A scalable simulator for forest dynamics.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Sept. 2004, pp. 106–15.

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Extreme elevation on a 2-manifold.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Sept. 2004, pp. 357–65.

Yu, H., et al. “Practical methods for shape fitting and kinetic data structures using core sets.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Sept. 2004, pp. 263–72.

Agarwal, P. K., and N. H. Mustafa. “K-means projective clustering.” Proceedings of the Acm Sigact Sigmod Sigart Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, vol. 23, July 2004, pp. 155–65.

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Approximating extent measures of points.” Journal of the Acm, vol. 51, no. 4, July 2004, pp. 606–35. Scopus, doi:10.1145/1008731.1008736. Full Text

Agarwal, P., et al. “Collision detection for deforming necklaces.” Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications, vol. 28, no. 2-3 SPEC. ISS., June 2004, pp. 137–63. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.comgeo.2004.03.008. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Computing Maximally Separated Sets in the Plane and Independent Sets in the Intersection Graph of Unit Disks.” Proceedings of the Annual Acm Siam Symposium on Discrete Algorithms, vol. 15, Apr. 2004, pp. 509–18.

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Efficient Algorithms for Bichromatic Separability.” Proceedings of the Annual Acm Siam Symposium on Discrete Algorithms, vol. 15, Apr. 2004, pp. 675–83.

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Lenses in arrangements of pseudo-circles and their applications.” Journal of the Acm, vol. 51, no. 2, Mar. 2004, pp. 139–86. Scopus, doi:10.1145/972639.972641. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Computing the writhing number of a polygonal knot.” Discrete and Computational Geometry, vol. 32, no. 1, Jan. 2004, pp. 37–53. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s00454-004-2864-x. Full Text

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