Twenty nineth British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Edinburgh: 29 - 31 March 1977     

The enrolment was 429.    The chairman was J D P Meldrum and the secretary was T Lenagan.

Minutes of meetings, etc. are available by clicking on a link below

General Meeting Minutes for 1977

Committee Meeting Minutes for 1977

The plenary speakers were:

Bott, R H On recent developments in the theory of characteristic classes
Choquet, G A survey of integral representation theory and its applications
Green, J A Representations of semisimple groups

The morning speakers were:

Baker, R CMahler's classification of transcendental numbers
Brannan, D ASixty years of the Bieberbach conjecture for univalent functions
Coates, JThe conjecture of Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer
Collins, M JThe identification problem for finite simple groups
Davies, R OSemi-continuity of length
Everitt, W NOn one form of a principle of Littlewood in analysis
Giblin, P JJet spaces and geometry
Hunter, JA topic in mathematical education: student self-learning
Johnson, B EStability of Banach algebras
Kearton, CHermitian forms arising in knot theory
Macbeath, A MModular groups and their geometry
Paris, J BAn application of logic to number theory
Passmann, D SThe Jacobson radical of a group ring of a locally solvable group
Patterson, S JDifferential operators and discontinuous groups
Segal, G BThe cohomology of topological groups
Sibson, RComputing and using plane tessellations
Stewart, I NInverse limit methods in infinite Lie algebras
Woodall, D RBeyond the four-colour theorem