# British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Exeter: Exeter 1988.

The enrolment was 248.

Organisers were P Vamos

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

#### The plenary speakers were:

Lovasz, L | Lattice points in convex bodies |

Shelah, S | Van der Waerden numbers |

Singer, I M | Geometry and string theory |

#### The morning speakers were:

Brown, K A | The zero divisor problem for group rings |

Carne, T K | Möbius transformations and the Schwarzian derivative |

Davis, M H A | Stochastic analysis and applications to optimisation and control |

Gray, J J | Recent progress in the history of mathematics |

Hill, R | Optimal error-correcting codes |

Morton, H R | Knots and algebras |

O'Carroll, L | A uniform Artin-Rees theorem and Zariski's main lemma on holomorphic functions |

Praeger, C E | Subgroups of finite symmetric groups |

Pride, S J | Some geometric tools of combinatorial group theory |

Rogers, L C G | In no time at all: a review of Brownian local time |

Sleeman, B D | The complex nature of biology and Hamiltonian dynamics |

Sparrow, C T | Chaotic differential equations |

Thomason, A G | Some applications of analysis, algebra and number theory in complexity theory |

Vaughan, R C | Recent progress in additive number theory |

Zeeman, E C | Discussion on "Funding mathematics" |