Thirty eighth British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Hull: 8 - 10 April 1986     

The enrolment was 242.    The chairman was D Strauss and the secretary was J P Sproston.

Minutes of meetings, etc. are available by clicking on a link below

General Meeting Minutes for 1986

Committee Meeting Minutes for 1986

The plenary speakers were:

Halmos, P RFifty years of linear algebra: a personal reminiscence
Roquette, P Diophantine equations for algebraic integers
Thurston, W P Three-dimensional geometry and topology

The morning speakers were:

Allan, G R A Tauberian theorem applied to operator theory
Barnett, C N on-commutative probability - limit theorems and maximal inequalities
Bruce, J W Singularities of envelopes
Conway, J H Reflections and the Monster
Davenport, J H Integration in closed form: a mathematical theory that computers can implement
Donaldson, S K Geometry of 4-manifolds
Hodgkin, LMathematical rigour and social order, 1790 - 1820
Howie, J Equations over groups
Johnson, B E Stability of homomorphisms and other objects in functional analysis
Macdonald, I G Finite abelian p-groups
Pitts, A MMathematical logic and category theory
Rourke, C PThe resolution of the Poincaré conjecture
Schofield, A H Quivers
Smith, P F Groups, rings and fixed rings
Streater, R F Classical and quantum probability