## Contests in higher mathematics. Hungary, 1949-1961. In memoriam Miklós Schweitzer (Budapest, 1968)

CONTESTS IN HIGHER MATHEMATICS HUNGARY, 1949-1961 IN MEMORIAM MIKLÓS SCHWEITZER Editorial Board: G. SZÁSZ, L. GEHÉR, I. KOVÁCS, L. PINTÉR The Schweitzer Mathematical Contests for Hungarian university students have been organized by the János Bolyai Mathematical Society annually, since 1949. Their purpose is to encourage the research work of university students and to direct attention to gifted young mathematicians. The contests have been named after Miklós Schweitzer, the promising young Hungarian mathematician, whose premature death prevented the completion of a fruitful career. The organizing committee assigns problems which demand outstanding individual abilities and a thorough knowledge of the university syllabus. Some problems are taken from hitherto unpublished research results. The book deals with the yearly contest up to 1961. The texts are given first, followed by the names of the winners. The main part of the book contains entries deserving publication, grouped according to topics, and gives remarks of the participants or the committee. Some of the works are supplemented with notes by the authors concerning the origin of the problem, or the further development in the relevant mathematical field. AKADÉMIAI KIADÓ, BUDAPEST