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; Fox, K; Nath, A; Sidiropoulos, A; Wang, Y
April 16, 2018
Agarwal, PK; Fox, K; Nath, A
January 1, 2018
Rav, M; Lowe, A; Agarwal, PK
November 7, 2017
Agarwal, PK; Efrat, A; Sankararaman, S; Zhang, W
October 1, 2017
Agarwal, PK; Har-Peled, S; Suri, S; Yıldız, H; Zhang, W
October 1, 2017
Agarwal, PK; Rubin, N; Sharir, M
September 1, 2017