Pankaj Agarwal, PhD

Pankaj Agarwal
(919) 660-6540
D315 Lev Sci Res Ctr
Durham, NC 27708

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