# British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Hull: Hull 1986.

The enrolment was 242.

Organisers were D Strauss

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

#### The plenary speakers were:

Halmos, P R | Fifty years of linear algebra: a personal reminiscence |

Roquette, P | Diophantine equations for algebraic integers |

Thurston, W P | Three-dimensional geometry and topology |

#### The morning speakers were:

Allan, G R | A Tauberian theorem applied to operator theory |

Barnett, C | N on-commutative probability - limit theorems and maximal inequalities |

Bruce, J W | Singularities of envelopes |

Conway, J H | Reflections and the Monster |

Davenport, J H | Integration in closed form: a mathematical theory that computers can implement |

Donaldson, S K | Geometry of 4-manifolds |

Hodgkin, L | Mathematical rigour and social order, 1790 - 1820 |

Howie, J | Equations over groups |

Johnson, B E | Stability of homomorphisms and other objects in functional analysis |

Macdonald, I G | Finite abelian p-groups |

Pitts, A M | Mathematical logic and category theory |

Rourke, C P | The resolution of the Poincaré conjecture |

Schofield, A H | Quivers |

Smith, P F | Groups, rings and fixed rings |

Streater, R F | Classical and quantum probability |