British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Lancaster: Lancaster 1978.

The enrolment was 338.

Organisers were G J O Jameson


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


The plenary speakers were:

Milnor, J Volume in hyperbolic space
Phelps, R R Banach spaces with the Radon-Nikodym property; convex sets and convex functions: some remarkable relationships
Wielandt, H Composite groups

The morning speakers were:

Aczel, P Constructive set theory and its constructive interpretation: a framework for constructive mathematics
Cameron, P J Groups with few orbits
Camina, A On the sixtieth anniversary of Sylow's death
Dye, R H Some maximal subgroups of classical groups
Fenn, R A On generalising the linking number of two curves in space
Fremlin, D H Undecidable propositions in analysis
Hart, R Derivations on commutative rings
Hawkes, A G Probability models for the transmission of nerve impulses
Holland, F Reflections on Hilbert's double series theorem
McDuff, D The classifying space of discrete monoids
Newns, W F Basic series
Sharp, R Y Dualizing complexes for local rings
Sinclair, A M Bounded approximate identities and Cohen's factorisation theorem
Slater, J B Congruences on modular forms
Stefan, P Entropy of continuous self-mappings of an interval
Vaughan, R C An elementary method in prime number theory
Wilkinson, J H Linear differential equations and canonical forms for matrix pencils