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., 1986

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

Varadarajan, K. R., and P. K. Agarwal. “Approximating shortest paths on a nonconvex polyhedron.” Annual Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science  Proceedings, Dec. 1997, pp. 182–91.

Varadarajan, K. R., and P. K. Agarwal. “Linear approximation of simple objects.” Information Processing Letters, vol. 62, no. 2, Apr. 1997, pp. 89–94.

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Star unfolding of a polytope with applications.” Siam Journal on Computing, vol. 26, no. 6, Jan. 1997, pp. 1689–713. Scopus, doi:10.1137/S0097539793253371. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Computing envelopes in four dimensions with applications.” Siam Journal on Computing, vol. 26, no. 6, Jan. 1997, pp. 1714–32. Scopus, doi:10.1137/S0097539794265724. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Approximating shortest paths on a convex polytope in three dimensions.” Journal of the Acm, vol. 44, no. 4, Jan. 1997, pp. 567–84. Scopus, doi:10.1145/263867.263869. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Quasi-planar graphs have a linear number of edges.” Combinatorica, vol. 17, no. 1, Jan. 1997, pp. 1–9. Scopus, doi:10.1007/BF01196127. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Line transversals of balls and smallest enclosing cylinders in three dimensions.” Proceedings of the Annual Acm Siam Symposium on Discrete Algorithms, Jan. 1997, pp. 483–92.

Agarwal, P. K., and P. K. Desikan. “Efficient algorithm for terrain simplification.” Proceedings of the Annual Acm Siam Symposium on Discrete Algorithms, Jan. 1997, pp. 139–47.

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “On levels in arrangements of lines, segments, planes, and triangles.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Jan. 1997, pp. 30–38.

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Cylindrical static and kinetic binary space partitions.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Jan. 1997, pp. 39–48.

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