British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Reading: Reading 1993.

The enrolment was 130.

Organisers were A J W Hilton


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


The plenary speakers were:

Babai, L Vertex-symmetric graphs, excluded minors and hyperbolic geometry
Effros, E G What is a discrete quantum group?
Lang, S Some directions in the classification of algebraic varieties especially with trivial canonical bundle

The morning speakers were:

Burshill-Hall, P The transfinite in the early 18th century: Fontenelle's infinite algebra
Chillingworth, D R J Symmetry in bifurcation and chaos
Chu, C-H Arithmetic means of sequences of functions and operators
Curtis, R T Symmetric generation of sporadic simple groups
Erdos, J A A survey of nest algebras
Evans, D M The geometry of algebraic closure
Haydon, R G Smooth functions and equivalent norms on Banach space
Patterson, S J The Riemann zeta-function
Rees, S E Computer recognition of matrix groups
Rogers, F A Anticommuting variables and path integrals
Rowlinson, P Eigenspaces of graphs
Sheehan, J Beyond Euler's theorem
Timoney, R M Natural function spaces
Vaughan-Lee, M R Bounds in the restricted Burnside problem
Welsh, D J A The complexity of polynomials of knots, colourings and codes