Irish Mathematical Society

Cumann Matamaitice na hÉireann

Eleventh September Meeting

University of Ulster, Coleraine, 7-8 September 1998

Conference Timetable


Monday, 7th September, 1998


10:15 Registration, Tea/ Coffee

11:15 Welcoming address by Professor Peter Roebuck, Provost, University of Ulster, Coleraine

11:25 Dr. C. Nash, President Irish Mathematical Society, Opening Remarks

11:30 Professor Ralph Henstock (University of Ulster, Coleraine)
 Calculus and the Guage Integral

12:20 Dr. Conor Houghton (University of Cambridge)

12:50 Lunch

2:00 Professor Kenneth Houston (University of Ulster, Jordanstown)
 Embedding Key Skills in The Undergraduate Mathematics Courses

2:30 Dr. P Muldowney (University of Ulster, Magee)
 Feynman's Path Integrals and Henstock's Non-Absolute Integration

3:00 Dr. Micheal Mac an Airchinnigh (Trinity College, Dublin)
 Fundamental Models of State Change in Programming

3:30 Tea/ Coffee

3:45 Professor George Gettinby (University of Strathclyde)
 Mathematics for the Control of Animal Diseases A Trip to the Zoo

4:35 Dr. Charles Nash (St. Patrick's College, Maynooth)
 The Dirac Operator in Loop Space and Central Extensions

5:15 Close of Session

7:00 Conference Reception  Bannview Dining Room

7:30 Conference Banquet   Bannview Dining Room


Tuesday, 8th September, 1998


10:00 Dr. A. K. Seda (University College, Cork)
 Generalised Ultrametrics, Domains and an Application of Computer Logic

10:30 Tea/ Coffee

10:45 Dr. Stephen O'Brien (University of Limerick)
 Mathematical Modelling of Industrial Problems

11:35 Mr. Kamal Abodayeh (University College, Cork)
 Topological Chaos

Dr. Richard Timoney (Trinity College, Dublin)
Positivity of Elementary Operators

12:35 Lunch

2:00 Professor David Epstein (University of Warwick)
 Learning by Doing: Beginning Analysis

2:50 Dr. Fernando Blasco (Universidad Politechnica de Madrid)
 Grothendieck's BB Problem

3:20 Dr. David McSherry (University of Ulster, Coleraine)
 Inferring Football Scores (in retrospect) as a Constraint Satisfaction Problem

3:50 Tea/ Coffee

4:05 Dr. Brian McMaster (Queen's University Belfast)
 The Real Line and Transfinite Induction

4:55 Dr. Pijush Ojha (University of Ulster, Jordanstown)
 Enumeration of Linear Threshold Functions

5:25 End of Conference

Organizing Committee:

Chairman: Professor S.K. Houston
Local Organizers: Mr. G.P. Shannon, Dr. C.T. Stretch

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