Pankaj Agarwal, PhD

Pankaj Agarwal
(919) 660-6540
Box 90129
Durham, NC 27708-0129

Pankaj Agarwal, PhD

RJR Nabisco Professor of Computer Science

Computational and combinatorial geometry, computational biology, robotics, spatial databases, geographic molecular information systems, and data structures.

Computational & discrete geometry: Paradigms & techniques, approximation algorithms, geometric optimization, kinetic geometry, data structures, arrangements, proximity problems, trangulation, motion planning, geometric sampling.

Shape Analysis: Representation, matching, clustering, similarity searching.

GIS and ecologic modeling: Terrain modeling and analysis, navigation, visibility, flow analysis, ecological modeling.

Spatial databases: Indexing techniques, spatiotemporal databases, stream processing, continuous queries, network data management.

Sensor networks: Processing sensor data, communication and energy efficient algorithms, sensor network design, sensor networks for ecological modeling.

Trajectory data analysis: Trajectory segmentation, matching, clustering, answering queries.

Research Interests

Computational & Discrete Geometry
Shape Analysis
GIS and Ecologic Modeling
Spatial Databases
Sensor Networks
Trajectory Data Analysis

Recent Publications

Agarwal, PK; Kaplan, H; Sharir, M
July 1, 2018
Agarwal, PK; Kumar, N; Sintos, S; Suri, S
June 1, 2018
Agarwal, PK; Kumar, N; Sintos, S; Suri, S
June 1, 2018
Agarwal, PK; Fox, K; Munagala, K; Nath, A; Pan, J; Taylor, E
May 27, 2018