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Pankaj K. Agarwal, RJR Nabisco Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Professor of Mathematics and Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative and Bass Fellow of Computer Science

Pankaj K. Agarwal

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

Contact Info:
Office Location:  D315 Lev Sci Res Ctr, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-6548
Email Address:
Web Page:  http://www.cs.duke.edu/~pankaj/

Education:

Ph.D.New York University1989
MS in Computer ScienceUniversity of California, Santa Barbara1986
M.S.University of California - Santa Cruz1986
Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and CommunicationUniversity of Roorkee1982
B.S.E.E.Indian Institute of Technology (India)1982
Specialties:

Algorithms
Research Interests:

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

Keywords:

Adaptation, Biological • Algorithms • Amino Acid Sequence • Approximation algorithms • Base Pair Mismatch • Bayes Theorem • Biodiversity • Chromosome Mapping • Computational Biology • Data Interpretation, Statistical • DNA Transposable Elements • Ecology • Ecosystem • Forecasting • Models, Biological • Models, Chemical • Models, Molecular • Models, Statistical • Models, Theoretical • Navigation • Plant Transpiration • Plants • Protein Conformation • Proteins • Sensitivity and Specificity • Sequence Alignment • Sequence Analysis, DNA • Sequence Analysis, Protein • Software • Species Specificity • Stochastic Processes • Time Factors • Visibility

Postdocs Mentored

  • Lars Arge (2002)  
  • Julien Basch (2002)  
  • Jeff Erickson (2002)  
  • Sariel Har-Peled (2002)  
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Agarwal, PK; Kaplan, H; Sharir, M, Union of Hypercubes and 3D Minkowski Sums with Random Sizes, Discrete & Computational Geometry, vol. 65 no. 4 (June, 2021), pp. 1136-1165 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Agarwal, PK; Chang, HC; Munagala, K; Taylor, E; Welzl, E, Clustering under perturbation stability in near-linear time, Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics, Lipics, vol. 182 (December, 2020) [doi]  [abs]
  3. Lowe, A; Svendsen, SC; Agarwal, PK; Arge, L, 1D and 2D Flow Routing on a Terrain, Gis: Proceedings of the Acm International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (November, 2020), pp. 5-14 [doi]  [abs]
  4. Lowe, A; Agarwal, PK; Rav, M, Flood-risk analysis on terrains, Communications of the Acm, vol. 63 no. 9 (September, 2020), pp. 94-102 [doi]
  5. Agarwal, PK; Sintos, S; Steiger, A, Efficient Indexes for Diverse Top-k Range Queries, Proceedings of the Acm Sigact Sigmod Sigart Symposium on Principles of Database Systems (June, 2020), pp. 213-227, ISBN 9781450371087 [doi]  [abs]

 

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