12th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences

University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, Texas
Saturday, October 27, 2012

Objective of the joint workshops series. The main objective of these workshops is to initiate and enhance the interaction, exchange of ideas, and possible collaboration.

History.

Objective of this workshop.

Location: UTEP Campus, Chemistry and Computer Science Building CCCB, Room G.0208 on the Ground Floor.

Parking: Parking permits have been e-mailed to all non-UTEP presenters.

Program (preliminary):

   9:00- 9:05 am opening

   9:05- 9:22 am
  Melaku A. Bogale, Computational Science Program, UTEP
  Murad Alaqtash, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UTEP
  Huying Yi, Texas Tech Health Center
  James Moody
  Thompson Sarkodie-Gyan, Department of Electrical and
    Computer Engineering, UTEP
  Richard Brower
  Case study on application of fuzzy granular computing
  for assessment of mild traumatic brain injury

   9:22- 9:25 am questions and discussion

   9:25- 9:42 am
  Victor Carrillo, Computational Science Program, UTEP
  A new non-uniform weight generator method for post-Pareto analysis

   9:42- 9:45 am questions and discussion

   9:45-10:02 am
  Alexaundra Robles, Department of Computer Science, NMSU
  Karen Villaverde, Department of Computer Science, NMSU
  An Educational RPG Game that Teaches Computer Science Basic Concepts in Java

  10:02-10:05 am questions and discussion

  10:05-10:22 am
  Karen Villaverde, Department of Computer Science, NMSU
  Eric Gasper, Department of Computer Science, NMSU
  Dynamic Generation of Computer Music for Therapeutic Applications

  10:22-10:25 am questions and discussion

  10:25-10:40 am break

  10:40-10:57 am
  Paul Delgado, Computational Science Program, UTEP
  Vinod Kumar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP
  Son Young Yi, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
  Stability and convergence of sequentially coupled flow
  and deformation models in porous media: single phase Darcy's law
  and biot's model
    slides are available here

  10:57-11:00 am questions and discussion

  11:00-11:17 am
  Paul Delgado, Computational Science Program, UTEP
  Vinod Kumar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP
  Son Young Yi, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
  Generalization of Heterogeneous Multiscale Models
  coupling discrete microscale and continuous
  macroscale representations of physical laws
    slides are available here

  11:17-11:20 am questions and discussion

  11:20-11:37 am
  Paul Delgado, Computational Science Program, UTEP
  Vinod Kumar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP
  Son Young Yi, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
  Derivation of Biot's Equations for Coupled Flow-Deformation Processes
  in Porous Media
    slides are available here

  11:37-11:40 am questions and discussion

  11:40-11:57 am
  Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
  Fixed Point Theorems for Contractive Type
  Mappings in Metric Spaces

  11:57-12:00 pm questions and discussion

  12:00-12:17 pm
  Art Duval, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
  Max flow min cut in higher dimensions
    slides are available here

  12:17-12:20 pm questions and discussion

  12:20- 1:50 pm lunch and discussions

  12:20- 1:50 pm
  Poster session, Bioinformatics program, UTEP

   1:50- 2:07 pm
  Saurabh Gupta, Department of Computer Science, NMSU
  Application of Distributed Constraint Optimization in
  Power Network Problems

   2:07- 2:10 pm questions and discussion

   2:10- 2:27 pm
  Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP
  Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
  Use of Grothendieck's Inequality in Interval Computations:
  Quadratic Terms are Estimated Accurately Modulo a Constant
  Factor
    slides are available here

   2:27- 2:30 pm questions and discussion

   2:30- 2:47 pm
  Shirley Moore, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
  Modeling Performance and Energy Efficiency of Application Codes
    slides are available here

   2:47- 2:50 pm questions and discussion

   2:50- 3:07 pm (canceled)
  Vojin G. Oklobdzija, Department of Electrical and
     Computer Engineering, NMSU
  Microprocessor Development: Retrospective and
  Future Challenges

   3:07- 3:10 pm questions and discussion

   3:10- 3:27 pm
  Andres Ortiz, Departments of Mathematical Sciences and
     Department of Physics, UTEP
  A Derivation of the Equation of the Binding of a Ligand
  to a Protein with Multiple Binding Sites

   3:27- 3:30 pm questions and discussion

   3:30- 3:45 pm break

   3:45- 4:02 pm
  Andrzej Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
  Iwona Skalna, AGH-University of Science and Technology
  Naveen Kumar Goud Ramunigari, The University of Texas at El Paso
  Parallel Methods for Solution of Equations with Uncertain Parameters

   4:02- 4:05 pm questions and discussion

   4:05- 4:22 pm
  Christian Servin, Computational Science Program, UTEP
  Craig Tweedie, Environmental Science and Engineering Program, UTEP
  Aaron Velasco, Department of Geological Sciences, UTEP
  Towards a More Realistic Treatment of Uncertainty in Earth and
  Environmental Sciences: Beyond a Simplified Subdivision into
  Interval and Random Components
    slides are available here

   4:22- 4:25 pm questions and discussion

   4:25- 4:42 pm
  Baokun Li, School of Statistics,
      Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China
  Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
  Weizhong Tian, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
  Risk Measures and Asset Pricing Models with
  New Versions of Wang Transform

   4:42- 4:45 pm questions and discussion

   4:45- 5:02 pm
  Thomas Mullen, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
  Copulas and Credits in Engineering
  Economy and Product Life Cycles

   5:02- 5:05 pm questions and discussion

   5:05- 5:22 pm
  Angel Flores-Abad, Department of Mechanical and
     Aerospace Engineering, NMSU
  Zheng Wei, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
  Ou Ma, Department of Mechanical and
     Aerospace Engineering, NMSU
  Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
  Stochastic Optimal Control of a Space Robot
  to Approach a Tumbling Object for Capture

   5:22- 5:25 pm questions and discussion

   5:25- 5:42 pm
  Weizhong Tian, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
  Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
  Estimation of Parameters in Skew-elliptical family
  based on copula structure analysis

   5:42- 5:45 pm questions and discussion

   5:45- 6:02 pm
  Rendao Ye, College of Economics, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China
  Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
  Inferences in variance components models under
  skew-normal settings

   6:02- 6:05 pm questions and discussion

   6:05- 6:25 pm general discussion
Local Organizers: Martine Ceberio, Vladik Kreinovich, Luc Longpre, and Ming-Ying Leung

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