# British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Belfast (Joint with IMS): Belfast (Joint with IMS) 2004.

The enrolment was 232.

Organisers were M Mathieu

The partner for this BMC was IMS

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

#### The plenary speakers were:

Kechris, A | Fraisse limits, Ramsey theory and topological dynamics of automorphism groups |

Patterson, S J | Squaring circles and circling squares: Gauss's Circle Problem |

Pisier, G | Factorization of completely bounded maps on "exact" C*-algebras and operator spaces |

Procesi, C | The role of the Cayley-Hamilton identity in representation theory |

Zelmanov, E | On large pro-p groups |

Ziegler, G | On the combinatorics of the 3-sphere |

#### The morning speakers were:

Buckley, S | Gromov hyperbolicity for analysts |

Carne, T K | How an analytic functio changes the length of a radius |

Carroll, T | Harmonic measure in parabola-shaped regions in </i><b>R</b><i><sup>n</sup> |

Dineen, S | Banach-valued spectra |

Ellis, G | Polytopes and the cohomology of groups |

Huggett, S | Tutte polynomials of links, graphs and matroids |

Marsh, R | Cluster algebras and tilting theory |

Merkulov, S | Infinity constructions of local geometries |

Pfeiffer, G | Subgroups and cosets in infinite Coxeter groups |

Pott, S | Admisaability of observation operators and vector BMO functions |

Rees, S M | Dynamics and automatic structure of groups |

Wood, A | The influence of G C Stokes on the modern asymptotic theory of differential equations |

#### Special session: Non-commutative functional analysis, Organisers: R Archbold and M Mathieu

Junge, M | Embedding of the operator space OH and related results |

Neufang, M | Quantisation in abstract harmonic analysis |

Rordam, M | Purely infinite C*-algebras |

#### Special session: Combinatorics, Organisers: J Siemons and L Helbeisen

Brightwell, G R | The number of linear extensions of a partially ordered set |

Riordan, O | Scale-free random graphs |

Scott, A | Independent sets, lattice gases and the Lovasz local lemma |