# British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Aberystwyth: Aberystwyth 1976.

The enrolment was 365.

Organisers were A O Morris

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

#### The plenary speakers were:

Harder, G | On the cohomology of discrete arithmetically defined groups |

Lions, J L | A survey of optimal controls of distributed parameter systems |

Seidel, J J | Spherical codes and designs |

#### The morning speakers were:

Aschbacher, M | Thin finite simple groups |

Evans, W D | Self-adjointness of Hamiltonian operators |

Haydon, R G | Some injective objects in functional analysis |

Hitchin, N J | Spinors in differential geometry |

Lewis, D J | Diophantine problems and permutation groups |

McConnell, J | Groups, rings and Lie algebras: some interactions |

Nash-Williams, C St J A | Graphs |

Odoni, R W K | How primes behave in number fields |

Preston, G B | Some recent work in inverse semigroups |

Rosenberg, H | Curvature of knots and surfaces |

Scott, P | Three-manifolds and groups of low cohomological dimension |

Swinnerton-Dyer, H P F | Justifying small parameter theory |

Tennison, B R | On the cohomology of algebraic varieties: Deligne's version of Hodge theory |

Wehrfritz, B A F | Representation of soluble groups |

Williams, D | The Q-matrix problem |

Williamson, J H | Symmetry and assymmetry in group algebras |

Wood, R | Framing Lie groups |

Yates, C E M | Banach-Mazur games, comeager sets and degrees of unsolvability |