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Publications [#235501] of Pankaj K. Agarwal

Papers Published

  1. Agarwal, PK; Mustafa, NH; Wang, Y, Fast molecular shape matching using contact maps., Journal of Computational Biology, vol. 14 no. 2 (March, 2007), pp. 131-143, ISSN 1066-5277 [17456012], [doi]
    (last updated on 2018/07/22)

    In this paper, we study the problem of computing the similarity of two protein structures by measuring their contact-map overlap. Contact-map overlap abstracts the problem of computing the similarity of two polygonal chains as a graph-theoretic problem. In R3, we present the first polynomial time algorithm with any guarantee on the approximation ratio for the 3-dimensional problem. More precisely, we give an algorithm for the contact-map overlap problem with an approximation ratio of sigma where sigma = min{sigma(P1), sigma(P2)} 0, is hard.
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