Meeting of Friday 6 November 1931

Location: Mathematical Institute, Edinburgh University

Chair: Copson, Edward Thomas

Copson, Edward Thomas: "Recent advances on the theory of functions", [Not printed in an EMS publication]
Carslaw, Horatio Scott: "On Cramer's theorem concerning the Gibbs' phenomenon", [Not printed in an EMS publication] {Read by title}
Carslaw, Horatio Scott; Lyons, R S: "A trigonometrical sum", [Not printed in an EMS publication] {Read by title}
Mitra, S C: "On the properties of a certain polynomial analogous to Lommel's polynomial", [Not printed in an EMS publication] {Read by title}
Parsons, J D: "Solutions with axial symmetry of Einstein's equations of teleparallelism", [Proceedings, Vol. III, Series 2] {Read by title}
Rutter, Dryden: "The polar properties of the plane trinodal quartic curve", [Proceedings, Vol. III, Series 2] {Read by title}
Wilson, R: "A note on resultants of equations in a cyclic number system", [Proceedings, Vol. III, Series 2] {Read by title}

Financial report:
Invested Capital: 550
In spite of an unusually heavy printer's account of 278/9/5, the Society had completed the Session with a loss of not more than 6, and it had been possible to add a further 50 to the invested capital.

President: Aitken, Alexander Craig
Vice-President: Whittaker, Edmund Taylor
Honorary Secretary: Ruse, H S
Honorary Treasurer: Lockhart, J B
Honorary Librarian: Gibb, David

Editors of Proceedings:
Turnbull, Herbert Westren
Copson, Edward Thomas

Editor of Mathematical Notes:
Aitken, Alexander Craig

Black, T P
Brown, J T
Eastwood, George Samuel
Hyslop, James
Lidstone, G J
McCrea, W H
Robb, R A

A C Aitken, the president, announced that Professor Whittaker had been awarded the Sylvester Medal by the Royal Society, and suggested that the society should offer its congratulations to him.

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