St Andrews Mathematical Colloquium, 1988

The Edinburgh Mathematical Society held the St Andrews Colloquium in St Andrews from 13 to 20 July 1988.

A picture of the 1988 Colloquium is available at THIS LINK and some other pictures are available HERE.


  1. The Lecturers of the St Andrews Mathematical Colloquium, 1988.

    The following gave a series of lectures:


    (a) Professor J Bryce McLeod (Pittsburgh).

    (b) Professor Samuel J Patterson (Göttingen).

    (c) Professor Stephen Smale (Berkeley).

    (d) Professor Albert Baernstein (Washington).

    Single lectures were delivered by:


    (e) Professor John M Howie (St Andrews).

    (f) Professor Brian D Sleeman (Dundee).

    (e) Professor Henryk Minc (California, Santa Barbara).

    (f) David Easdown (Sydney).

    There were seminars in algebra, geometry, number theory and analysis.


  2. From the Edinburgh Mathematical Society General Council Minutes.

    There were 73 participants at the 1988 St Andrews Colloquium.

    James K Langley was Colloquium Secretary.

  3. From the St Andrews departmental Annual Report

    The department hosted the Edinburgh Mathematical Society St Andrews Colloquium from 13-20 July, 1988 with Drs J K Langley and J J O'Connor serving as colloquium secretaries. Principal speakers were Professor S Smale (Berkeley), Professor S J Patterson (Göttingen) and Dr J B MacLeod (Oxford); Professor A Baernstein (Washington University, St Louis) presented the second series of Copson Memorial Lectures. This international event attracted 65 participants and St Andrews will again be host in 1992.


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