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

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “A near-quadratic algorithm for fence design.” Discrete and Computational Geometry, vol. 33, no. 3, Jan. 2005, pp. 463–81. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s00454-004-1148-9. Full Text

Wang, Y., et al. “Coarse and reliable geometric alignment for protein docking.Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, Jan. 2005, pp. 64–75. Epmc, doi:10.1142/9789812702456_0007. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., and N. H. Mustafa. “Independent set of intersection graphs of convex objects in 2D.” Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 3111, Dec. 2004, pp. 127–37.

Choi, V., et al. “Local search heuristic for rigid protein docking.” Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 3240, Dec. 2004, pp. 218–29.

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Efficient tradeoff schemes in data structures for querying moving objects.” Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 3221, Dec. 2004, pp. 4–15.

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “A near-quadratic algorithm for fence design.” Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, vol. 7 STAR, Dec. 2004, pp. 347–62. Scopus, doi:10.1007/978-3-540-45058-0_21. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “A 2D kinetic triangulation with near-quadratic topological changes.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Sept. 2004, pp. 180–89.

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Algorithms for center and tverberg points.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Sept. 2004, pp. 61–67.

Agarwal, P. K., and K. R. Varadarajan. “A near-linear constant-factor approximation for euclidean bipartite matching?Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Sept. 2004, pp. 247–52.

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “On lines avoiding unit balls in three dimensions.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Sept. 2004, pp. 36–45.

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