In Memory of Wen-tsün Wu,
Founder of the Chinese School of Mathematics Mechanization

ADG is a forum dedicated to the exchange of ideas and views, to the presentation of research results and progress, and to the demonstration of software tools on the intersection between geometry, computation, and automated reasoning. ADG organized a workshop every two years. The previous editions were held in Strasbourg (France) 2016, Coimbra (Portugal) 2014, Edinburgh (UK) 2012, Munich (Germany) 2010, Shanghai (China) 2008, Pontevedra (Spain) 2006, Gainesville (USA) 2004, Linz (Austria) 2002, Zurich (Switzerland) 2000, Beijing (China) 1998, and Toulouse (France) 1996.

The twelfth conference ADG 2018 will take place in Nanning, China, from September 11 to September 14, 2018, in memory of Wen-tsün Wu, founder of the Chinese school of mathematics mechanization.

Aim and Scope

ADG 2018 aims at gathering researchers, engineers, and others interested in exploring methods for automated reasoning and symbolic computation in geometry, to discuss theoretical and practical challenges, and to present recent research progress and results dedicated (not exhausted) in

  • polynomial algebra, invariant and coordinate-free methods, probabilistic, synthetic, and logic approaches, techniques for automated geometric reasoning from discrete mathematics, combinatorics, and numerics;
  • symbolic and numeric methods for geometric computation, geometric constraint solving, automated generation/reasoning and manipulation with diagrams;
  • design and implementation of geometry software, special-purpose tools, automated theorem provers, experimental studies;
  • applications of ADG to mechanics, geometric modeling, CAGD/CAD, computer vision, robotics, and education.

  • Invited Speakers

    Jacques Fleuriot (University of Edinburgh, UK)
    Title TBA.

    Xiao-Shan Gao (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
    Wen-tsün Wu and Mathematics Mechanization

    Pascal Schreck (University of Strasbourg, France)
    Title TBA.

    Chuanming Zong (Tianjin University, China)
    Title TBA.

    Important Dates

    Deadline for extended abstract/full paper submission May 25, 2018 extended to June 15, 2018
    Notification on all papers July 15, 2018
    Camera-ready submission July 31, 2018
    Early registration deadline August 1, 2018
    Conference taking place September 11-14, 2018


    Original research papers in English, including experimental work and work in progress, are welcome. The following two types of submissions are invited.

    (1) Full paper: maximum 20 pages
    (2) Extended abstract addressing the following aspects explicitly:

      • Problem: what is the problem/question/objective?
      • Motivation: why do we work on the problem and what is the importance?
      • State of the art: what has been done already on the problem?
      • Contribution: what is the main original contribution?
      • Main idea: what is the main idea underlying the contribution?

    Submissions should follow the standard Springer LNCS Proceedings format. Electronic submission as PDF is required via EasyChair at

    If you have any problems with the submission of your paper, or questions concerning ADG 2018 or EasyChair, please contact At least one author of each accepted submission must register at ADG 2018.


    The submitted contributions will be subject to a summary review by the Program Committee, bearing in mind that this first review is mainly for presentation, NOT for publication. Digital publication of the full papers/extended abstracts accepted for presentation will be available at the conference. The authors of the full papers/extended abstracts accepted for presentation at the conference will be invited to submit their full and/or revised papers for publication in a formal proceedings of ADG 2018 after the conference. The full papers (submitted after the conference) will be formally reviewed by PC members and external referees. All participants are encouraged to bring along posters on their work (irrespective of whether it was presented at the conference or not) for display during ADG 2018.

    The accepted full papers will be published as a special issue of some journal or in the Springer Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series or Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. The proceedings of ADG 1996, ADG 1998, ADG 2000, ADG 2002, ADG 2004, ADG 2006, ADG 2010, ADG 2012, and ADG 2014 appeared as LNAI 1360, LNAI 1669, LNAI 2061, LNAI 2930, LNAI 3763, LNAI 4869, LNCS 6877, LNAI 7993, and LNAI 9201, respectively.

    General Chair

    Dongming Wang (Beihang University and Guangxi University for Nationalities, China)

    Program Committee Chair

    Hongbo Li (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

    Program Committee

    Francisco Botana (University of Vigo, Spain)
    Falai Chen (University of Science and Technology of China, China)
    Xiaoyu Chen (Beihang University, China)
    Yong Feng (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
    Lei Huang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
    Hoon Hong (North Carolina State University, USA)
    Tetsuo Ida (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
    Predrag Janičić (University of Belgrade, Serbia)
    Na Lei (Dalian University of Technology, China)
    ZhuoJun Liu (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
    Julien Narboux (University of Strasbourg, France)
    Pedro Quaresma (University of Coimbra, Portugal)
    Tomás Recio (University of Cantabria, Spain)
    Ileana Streinu (Smith College, USA)
    Thomas Sturm (CNRS, France)
    Dingkang Wang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
    Chee K. Yap (New York University, USA)

    Local Arrangements

    Xiaoyu Chen (Beihang University, China)
    Jing Yang (Guangxi University for Nationalities, China)

    Webmaster & Publicity Chair

    Fadoua Ghourabi (Ochanomizu University, Japan)