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

Yu, A., et al. “Top-k preferences in high dimensions.” Proceedings  International Conference on Data Engineering, Jan. 2014, pp. 748–59. Scopus, doi:10.1109/ICDE.2014.6816697. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Convex hulls under uncertainty.” Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 8737 LNCS, Jan. 2014, pp. 37–48. Scopus, doi:10.1007/978-3-662-44777-2-4. Full Text

Wu, Y., et al. “ICheck: Computationally combating "lies, D - Ned Lies, and statistics".” Proceedings of the Acm Sigmod International Conference on Management of Data, Jan. 2014, pp. 1063–66. Scopus, doi:10.1145/2588555.2594522. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., and R. Sharathkumar. “Approximation algorithms for bipartite matching with metric and geometric costs.” Proceedings of the Annual Acm Symposium on Theory of Computing, Jan. 2014, pp. 555–64. Scopus, doi:10.1145/2591796.2591844. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., and J. Pan. “Near-linear algorithms for geometric hitting sets and set covers.” Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Jan. 2014, pp. 271–79. Scopus, doi:10.1145/2582112.2582152. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Union of Random Minkowski Sums and Network Vulnerability Analysis.” Discrete and Computational Geometry, vol. 52, no. 3, Jan. 2014, pp. 551–82. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s00454-014-9626-1. Full Text

Salzman, O., et al. “Sparsification of motion-planning roadmaps by edge contraction.” International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 33, no. 14, Jan. 2014, pp. 1711–25. Scopus, doi:10.1177/0278364914556517. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Computing correlation between piecewise-linear functions.” Siam Journal on Computing, vol. 42, no. 5, Dec. 2013, pp. 1867–87. Scopus, doi:10.1137/120900708. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “On range searching with semialgebraic sets. II.” Siam Journal on Computing, vol. 42, no. 6, Dec. 2013, pp. 2039–62. Scopus, doi:10.1137/120890855. Full Text

Sankararaman, S., et al. “Model-driven matching and segmentation of trajectories.” Gis: Proceedings of the Acm International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, Dec. 2013, pp. 234–43. Scopus, doi:10.1145/2525314.2525360. Full Text

Pages

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Range-max queries on uncertain data.” Proceedings of the Acm Sigact Sigmod Sigart Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, vol. 26-June-01-July-2016, 2016, pp. 465–76. Scopus, doi:10.1145/2902251.2902281. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “Parallel algorithms for constructing range and nearest-neighbor searching data structures.” Proceedings of the Acm Sigact Sigmod Sigart Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, vol. 26-June-01-July-2016, 2016, pp. 429–40. Scopus, doi:10.1145/2902251.2902303. Full Text

Agarwal, P. K., et al. “An efficient algorithm for computing high-quality paths amid polygonal obstacles.” Proceedings of the Annual Acm Siam Symposium on Discrete Algorithms, vol. 2, 2016, pp. 1179–92.

Pan, J., et al. “Markov-modulated marked poisson processes for check-in data.” 33rd International Conference on Machine Learning, Icml 2016, vol. 5, 2016, pp. 3311–20.

Zhang, W., et al. “Contour trees of uncertain terrains.” Gis: Proceedings of the Acm International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, vol. 03-06-November-2015, 2015. Scopus, doi:10.1145/2820783.2820823. Full Text

Gupta, P., and P. Agarwal. “Experimental study & analysis of genetic operators for alignment of multiple biological sequences.” Conference Proceeding  2015 International Conference on Advances in Computer Engineering and Applications, Icacea 2015, 2015, pp. 643–48. Scopus, doi:10.1109/ICACEA.2015.7164770. Full Text

Garg, N., et al. “Recent advancements in requirement elicitation and prioritization techniques.” Conference Proceeding  2015 International Conference on Advances in Computer Engineering and Applications, Icacea 2015, 2015, pp. 237–40. Scopus, doi:10.1109/ICACEA.2015.7164702. Full Text

Sekhon, A., and P. Agarwal. “Face recognition using back propagation neural network technique.” Conference Proceeding  2015 International Conference on Advances in Computer Engineering and Applications, Icacea 2015, 2015, pp. 226–30. Scopus, doi:10.1109/ICACEA.2015.7164700. Full Text

Agarwal, P. “Message from program chair.” Conference Proceeding  2015 International Conference on Advances in Computer Engineering and Applications, Icacea 2015, 2015. Scopus, doi:10.1109/ICACEA.2015.7164861. Full Text

Lebeck, N., et al. “Computing highly occluded paths using a sparse network.” Gis: Proceedings of the Acm International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, vol. 04-07-November-2014, 2014, pp. 3–12. Scopus, doi:10.1145/2666310.2666394. Full Text

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