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Publications [#235521] of Pankaj K. Agarwal

Papers Published

  1. Agarwal, PK; Sharathkumar, R, Streaming algorithms for extent problems in high dimensions, Proceedings of the Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (2010), pp. 1481-1489
    (last updated on 2017/12/12)

    We develop (single-pass) streaming algorithms for maintaining extent measures of a stream S of n points in ℝd. We focus on designing streaming algorithms whose working space is polynomial in d (poly(d)) and sub-linear in n. For the problems of computing diameter, width and minimum enclosing ball of S, we obtain lower bounds on the worst-case approximation ratio of any streaming algorithm that uses poly(d) space. On the positive side, we introduce the notion of blurred ball cover and use it for answering approximate farthest-point queries and maintaining approximate minimum enclosing ball and diameter of S. We describe a streaming algorithm for maintaining a blurred ball cover whose working space is linear in d and independent of n. Copyright © by SIAM.
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