# British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Cardiff: 16-18 September 1959.

The enrolment was 168.

Organisers were J L B Cooper

### Minutes of meetings, etc. are available at the links below

#### The plenary speakers were:

Hirsch, K A | Abelian groups |

Köthee, G | Algebraic problems in infinite dimensional spaces |

Mahler, K | Theory of numbers |

#### The morning speakers were:

Hammersley, J M | Percolation processes |

Hilton, P J | Lusternic-Schnitelmann category in homotopy theory |

Horrocks, G | Invariants of algebraic varieties |

Munn, W D | Irreducible matrix representations of semigroups |

Noble, M E | Some boundary properties of power series |

Rees, D | Problems of commutative algebra |

Scott, D B | |

Weir, A J | Specialisations |

Williamson, J H | Spectral theory |