British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Edinburgh: Edinburgh 1977.

The enrolment was 429.

Organisers were J D P Meldrum


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


The plenary speakers were:

Bott, R H On recent developments in the theory of characteristic classes
Choquet, G A survey of integral representation theory and its applications
Green, J A Representations of semisimple groups

The morning speakers were:

Baker, R C Mahler's classification of transcendental numbers
Brannan, D A Sixty years of the Bieberbach conjecture for univalent functions
Coates, J The conjecture of Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer
Collins, M J The identification problem for finite simple groups
Davies, R O Semi-continuity of length
Everitt, W N On one form of a principle of Littlewood in analysis
Giblin, P J Jet spaces and geometry
Hunter, J A topic in mathematical education: student self-learning
Johnson, B E Stability of Banach algebras
Kearton, C Hermitian forms arising in knot theory
Macbeath, A M Modular groups and their geometry
Paris, J B An application of logic to number theory
Passmann, D S The Jacobson radical of a group ring of a locally solvable group
Patterson, S J Differential operators and discontinuous groups
Segal, G B The cohomology of topological groups
Sibson, R Computing and using plane tessellations
Stewart, I N Inverse limit methods in infinite Lie algebras
Woodall, D R Beyond the four-colour theorem