El Paso, Texas

Saturday, November 5, 2011

**History.**

- The 1st Joint Workshop on Mathematics and Computer Science was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 14, 2007.
- The 2nd Joint Workshop on Mathematics and Computer Science was held in El Paso, Texas, on November 17, 2007.
- The 3rd Joint Workshop on Mathematics and Computer Science was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 26, 2008.
- The 4th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in El Paso, Texas, on November 8, 2008.
- The 5th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 4, 2009.
- The 6th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in El Paso, Texas, on November 7, 2009.
- The 7th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 3, 2010.
- The 8th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in El Paso, Texas, on November 10, 2010.
- The 9th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 2, 2011.

- to bring in researchers in Math, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences who are collaborating and/or who are interested in collaboration;
- to bring in researchers from outside outside our research areas who are interested in collaborating with Math, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences researchers.

**Location:** UTEP Campus, Quinn Hall 212, near UTEP
Computer Science Building.

**Parking:** Parking permits have been e-mailed to all
non-UTEP presenters. Others can ask at the gate close to the
Hilton Hotel (entrance from Mesa on University Ave), the person
at the gate will let them park at the Hilton hotel parking
lot.

**Program (preliminary):**

9:00- 9:05 am official opening 9:05- 9:25 am Svetlana Amirova, Visiting Researcher, UTEP Uncovering the Design Principles of Polyamine Regulation in Yeast: an Integrated Modelling and Experimental Study 9:25- 9:30 am questions and discussion 9:30- 9:50 am Pavel Bezdek, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Christina Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Indranil SenGupta, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Numerical Solutions for Option Pricing Models Including Transaction Costs and Stochastic Volatility 9:50- 9:55 am questions and discussion 9:55-10:15 am break 10:15-10:35 am Ron Cardenas, Computational Sciences Program, UTEP Software Development of a Three-Dimensional Gravity Inversion and Application to Study of the Border Ranges Fault System, South-Central Alaska 10:35-10:40 am questions and discussion 10:40-11:00 am Behzad Djafari-Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP On the Existence and Approximation of Fixed Points for Ciric Type Contractive Mappings 11:00-11:05 am questions and discussion 11:05-11:25 am Jonathan Gamez, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Directed Strongly Regular Graphs 11:25-11:30 am questions and discussion 11:30-11:50 am Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP Karen Villaverde, Department of Computer Science, NMSU Degree-Based (Fuzzy) Techniques in Math and Science Education 11:50-11:55 pm questions and discussion 11:55- 1:05 pm lunch and discussions 1:05- 1:25 pm Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science and Computational Science Program, UTEP Propagating Range (Uncertainty) and Continuity Information Through Computations: From Real-Valued Intervals to General Sets 1:25- 1:30 pm questions and discussion 1:30- 1:50 pm Andrzej Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Computational Science Program, UTEP Linear Dynamics of an Elastic Beam and Plate Under Moving Loads with Uncertain Parameters 1:50- 1:55 pm questions and discussion 1:55- 2:15 pm Pavel Solin, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Nevada, Reno Meet Karel The Robot 2:15- 2:20 pm questions and discussion 2:20- 2:40 pm Son-Young Yi, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Malgorzata Peszynska, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University Ralph E. Showalter, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University Numerical Upscaled Model of Flow and Transport with Non-Separated Scale 2:40- 2:45 pm questions and discussion 2:45- 3:05 pm Paul Delgado, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Vinod Kumar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Fan Chen, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Eduardo Cordero, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Jesus Ortega, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Pore Network Extraction from X-ray Scans for Multiphase Flow Simulations 3:05- 3:10 pm questions and discussion 3:10- 3:30 pm Eric Freudenthal, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Francisco Zapata, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Grading by Skill in STEM Courses 3:30- 3:35 pm questions and discussion 3:35- 3:55 pm break 3:55- 4:15 pm Steve Gutstein, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Eric Freudenthal, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Ali Jalal-Kamali, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP David Morgenthaler, Lockheed-Martin Close Fit Rod-Spring - an accessible presentation of one-independent-variable linear regression 4:15- 4:20 pm questions and discussion 4:20- 4:40 pm Christopher Kiekintveld, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Towhidul Islam, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Octavio Lerma, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Linear-Time Resource Allocation in Security Games with Identical Fully Protective Resources 4:40- 4:45 pm questions and discussion 4:45- 5:05 pm Nagwa Albehery, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Estimating Poverty Measures using Truncated Distributions 5:05- 5:10 pm questions and discussions 5:10- 5:30 pm Weizhong Tian, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Analysing the Tobit Model under Inverse-Scale Skew Normal Settings 5:30- 5:35 pm questions and discussions 5:35- 5:55 pm Christopher Kiekintveld, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Janusz Marecki, IBM Research Milind Tambe, USC Approximation Methods for Infinite Bayesian Stackelberg Games: Modeling Distributional Payoff Uncertainty 5:55- 6:00 pm questions and discussions 6:00- 6:20 pm general discussion

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