Monday, April 24, 2017


JCDCG^3 2017: The 20th Anniversary of Japan Conference on Discrete and Computational Geometry, Graphs, and Games --- Celebrating the Works and Contributions of Professors Jin Akiyama, Vasek Chvatal, Mikio Kano, Janos Pach, and Jorge Urrutia

(Apologize for multipule distributions)

---- First Call For Presentations ---

Date: Aug. 29 -- Sept. 1, 2017
Conference Site: Tokyo University of Science (Kagurazaka Campus, Tokyo)
Submission Deadline: June 30th, 2017 (JST)

Web site:

Invited Plenary Speakers:
- Jin Akiyama (Tokyo University of Science, Japan)
- Vasek Chvatal (Concordia University, Canada)
- Erik Demaine (MIT, USA)
- David Eppstein (University of California, Irvine, USA)
- Mikio Kano (Ibaraki University, Japan)
- Naoki Katoh (Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan)
- Evangelos Kranakis (Carleton University, Canada)
- Janos Pach (EPFL, Switzerland and Renyi Institute, Hungary)
- Jorge Urrutia (UNAM, Mexico)

We invite submissions of original research on, but not restricted to, discrete geometry, computational geometry, graph theory, graph algorithms, and complexity and winning strategies of games and puzzles.

The collection of abstracts will be distributed in only electric form.

Submission format: Authors are required to submit a pdf-file of an extended abstract of
** at most 2 pages **
in a standard 10-point font on A4-paper to

by June 30th, 2017 (JST).

- We have not prepared for special rates at hotels. So, please
make accommodation arrangements on your own..
- The official language for presentations and abstracts of talks
in this conference is English.

Special Issue *****
The collection of abstracts will be distributed in electric form.
No formal proceedings will be published (such as LNCS).
However, we plan to edit a special issue of this conference. This
issue will appear in Springer's Graphs and Combinatorics, Springer,
Details on this special issue will be given afterward.

* Important Dates:
* - Extended-Abstract (at most 2 pages) Submissions Deadline:
* June 30th, 2017 (JST)
* - Notification: (expected to) July 14, 2017
* - Camera-Ready File Submission Deadline: July 28, 2017
* - Conference: Aug. 29 -- Sept. 1, 2017


Conference Chair: Toshinori Sakai (Tokai University, Japan)

Programming Committee:
- Jean Cardinal (ULB, Belgium)
- Ruy Fabila-Monroy (Cinvestav, Mexico)
- Takashi Horiyama (Saitama University, Japan)
- Hiro Ito (UEC, Japan; Chair)
- Matias Korman (Tohoku University, Japan)
- Stefan Langerman (ULB, Belgium)
- Chie Nara (Meiji University, Japan)
- Yoshio Okamoto (UEC, Japan)
- Hirotaka Ono (Kyushu University, Japan)
- Vera Sacristan (UPC, Spain)
- Toshinori Sakai (Tokai University, Japan)
- Tomohiro Tachi (University of Tokyo, Japan)
- Ryuhei Uehara (JAIST, Japan)
- Yushi Uno (Osaka Prefecture University, Japan)
- Aaron Williams (Bard College at Simon's Rock, USA)

Organizing Committee:
- Hiro Ito (UEC, Japan)
- Takako Kodate (Tokyo Woman's Christian University, Japan)
- Keiko Kotani (Tokyo University of Science, Japan; co-chair)
- Yasuko Matsui (Tokai University, Japan)
- Atsuki Nagao (Seikei University, Japan)
- Toshinori Sakai (Tokai University, Japan; co-Chair)
- Kazuhisa Seto (Seikei University, Japan)
- Xuehou Tan (Tokai University, Japan)
- Shin-ichi Tokunaga (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)

JCDCG^3 2017 Organizing Committee

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