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. “Curvature-constrained shortest paths in a convex polygon.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Jan. 1998, pp. 392–401.

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. Scopus, doi:10.1016/s0020-0190(97)00049-5. 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. Scopus, doi:10.1145/262839.262856. Full Text

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. Scopus, doi:10.1145/262839.262858. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Practical techniques for constructing Binary Space Partitions for orthogonal rectangles.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Jan. 1997, pp. 382–84. Scopus, doi:10.1145/262839.263011. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Nonholonomic path planning for pushing a disk among obstacles.” Proceedings  Ieee International Conference on Robotics and Automation, vol. 4, Jan. 1997, pp. 3124–29.

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Discrete 2-center problem.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Jan. 1997, pp. 147–55. Scopus, doi:10.1145/262839.262921. Full Text

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