Irish Mathematical Society
Cumann Matamaitice na hÉireann
Tenth September Meeting

Dublin Institute of Technology, 8-9 September 1997

The 10th September meeting of the Irish Mathematical society was held at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Aungier Street on Monday 8 and Tuesday 9, September 1997.

The conference banquet was held on the Monday evening at the Adams Trinity Hotel on Dame Street, cost 21 per person including wine.

There was a conference fee of 5.00, waived for IMS members.

Conference Schedule

Monday 8 September 1997
10.15 TEA/ COFFEE , Registration
11.15 Welcoming address by Dr. Brendan Goldsmith, President of D.I.T.
11.25 Dr C Nash (IMS President) Opening Remarks
11.30 Professor John Toland (University of Bath):Non-linear Equations Involving the Hilbert Transform
12.20 Kamaleldin Abodayeh (University College Cork): Compact Topological Semigroups
12.50 Lunch
2.00 Dr. Brendan Goldsmith (Dublin Institute of Technology): Transitive and Fully Transitive Abelian Groups
2.30 Dr. John Murray (University College Dublin): Dade's Conjectures for Finite Groups
3.00 Dr. Russell Higgs (University College Dublin): Small Numbers of Projective Representations of Finite Groups
3.30 Tea/Coffee
3.45 Dr. Raymond Flood (Oxford): Isaac Newton: Life, Labours and Legacy
4.35 Dr. Roderick Gow (University College Dublin): George Salmon: Mathematical Work and Influence
5.05 Dana Nicolau (University College Dublin): Dynamics of a Forced Extended KdV Equation
5.25 Close of session
7.30 Conference Banquet

Tuesday 9 September 1997
9.30 Dr. T. Murphy (Trinity College Dublin): PDF TeX
10.00 Dr. J. M. Golden (Dublin Institute of Technology): The Rolling Viscoelastic Cylinder Problem
10.30 Tea/Coffee
10.45 Professor Sean McKee (University of Strathclyde): Mathematics in Industry
11.35 John Gough (Maynooth): Quantum Stochastic Methods for Physical Systems
12.05 Michael Mackey (University College Dublin): Dense embeddings of C(X) Spaces into Complex Banach Manifolds
12.35 Lunch
2.00 Dr. Anthony Gardiner (University of Birmingham): Bourbaki for Beginners: (What are the "mother structures" of school mathematics?)
2.50 Dr. M. Mac an Airchinnigh (Trinity College Dublin): Use of Fibre Bundles and Sheaves in Computing
3.20 Michael Hayes (University of Limerick):The Coating Profile in front of a Step, resulting from Spin-Coating (Hayes, Lammers, O'Brien)
3.50 Tea/Coffee
4.05 Dr. Stephen Collins (Trinity College Dublin): Monte Carlo Methods in Computer Graphics
4.55 Dr. Robin Harte (Trinity College Dublin): Unspectral Sets
5.25 End of Conference

The President of the DIT, Dr. Brendan Goldsmith, and Dr. M. Golden (Mathematics Department, DIT, Kevin Street, Dublin 8 Email: ) were in charge of the arrangements and were assisted by: Tom Gaffney, Maev Maguire Seamas Jordan, Paul Molloy and Simone Pabst The conference secretary was Ms. Claire Kearney email:

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