Combining algebraic computing and term-rewriting for geometry theorem proving

  • Stéphane Fèvre
  • Dongming Wang
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1476)


This note reports some of our investigations on combining algebraic computing and term-rewriting techniques for automated geometry theorem proving. A general approach is proposed that requires both Clifford algebraic reduction and term-rewriting. Preliminary experiments for some concrete cases have been carried out by combining routines implemented in Maple V and Objective Caml. The experiments together with several examples illustrate the suitability and performance of our approach.


Theorem Prove Clifford Algebra Computer Algebra System Algebraic Computation Geometric Theorem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stéphane Fèvre
    • 1
  • Dongming Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire LEIBNIZInstitut IMAGGrenoble CedexFrance

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