## Meeting of Friday 6 November 1931

**Location: ** Mathematical Institute, Edinburgh University
**Chair: ** Copson, Edward Thomas

**Papers: **

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.

Office-bearers:

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

Committee:

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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