# 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 |