Software Using the Gröbner Cover for Geometrical Loci Computation and Classification

  • Miguel A. Abánades
  • Francisco Botana
  • Antonio Montes
  • Tomás Recio
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8592)


We describe here a properly recent application of the Gröbner Cover algorithm (GC) providing an algebraic support to Dynamic Geometry computations of geometrical loci. It provides a complete algebraic solution of locus computation as well as a suitable taxonomy allowing to distinguish the nature of the different components. We included a new algorithm Locus into the Singular grobcov.lib library for this purpose. A web prototype has been implemented using it in Geogebra.


Locus Taxonomy Dynamical Geometry Groebner Cover 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miguel A. Abánades
    • 1
  • Francisco Botana
    • 2
  • Antonio Montes
    • 3
  • Tomás Recio
    • 4
  1. 1.Universidad Complutense de MadridSpain
  2. 2.Universidad de VigoSpain
  3. 3.Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaSpain
  4. 4.Universidad de CantabriaSpain

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