The Luxembourg Mathematical Society (SML, Société mathématique du Luxembourg) was founded in January 1989 on the initiative of Professor Jean-Paul Pier.
Its mission is the promotion of Pure and Applied Mathematics. The scope of action of the SML includes
- the organization of conferences, workshops, seminars, round table discussions etc.
- the edition of books, mathematical journals, newsletters etc.
- the representation of Mathematics and the mathematics profession in Luxembourg inside and outside the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg
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