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, P. K., et al. “Kinetic and dynamic data structures for closest pair and all nearest neighbors.” Acm Transactions on Algorithms, vol. 5, no. 1, Nov. 2008. Scopus, doi:10.1145/1435375.1435379. Full Text

Yu, H., et al. “Practical methods for shape fitting and kinetic data structures using coresets.” Algorithmica (New York), vol. 52, no. 3, Nov. 2008, pp. 378–402. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s00453-007-9067-9. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Robust shape fitting via peeling and grating coresets.” Discrete and Computational Geometry, vol. 39, no. 1–3, Jan. 2008, pp. 38–58. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s00454-007-9013-2. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Computing the detour and spanning ratio of paths, trees, and cycles in 2D and 3D.” Discrete and Computational Geometry, vol. 39, no. 1–3, Jan. 2008, pp. 17–37. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s00454-007-9019-9. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “On polyhedra induced by point sets in space.” Discrete Applied Mathematics, vol. 156, no. 1, Jan. 2008, pp. 42–54. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.dam.2007.08.033. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K. “Modeling and analyzing massive terrain data sets.” Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 4835 LNCS, Dec. 2007.

Danner, A., et al. “TerraStream: From elevation data to watershed hierarchies.” Gis: Proceedings of the Acm International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, Dec. 2007, pp. 212–19. Scopus, doi:10.1145/1341012.1341049. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Embeddings of surfaces, curves, and moving points in euclidean space.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Oct. 2007, pp. 381–89. Scopus, doi:10.1145/1247069.1247135. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Computing the volume of the union of cubes.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Oct. 2007, pp. 294–301. Scopus, doi:10.1145/1247069.1247121. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., and H. Yu. “A space-optimal data-stream algorithm for coresets in the plane.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Oct. 2007, pp. 1–10. Scopus, doi:10.1145/1247069.1247071. Full Text

Pages