El Paso, Texas

Saturday, November 1, 2014

**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.
- The 10th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in El Paso, Texas, on November 5, 2011.
- The 11th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on March 31, 2012.
- The 12th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in El Paso, Texas, on October 27, 2012.
- The 13th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 6, 2013.
- The 14th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in El Paso, Texas, on November 2, 2013.

- 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, 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:**

9:00- 9:05 am opening 9:05- 9:22 am Ahmed Benkhalti, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU John Selden, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Annie Selden, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU An Analysis of Transition-to-Proof Course Students' Proving Difficulties see slides 9:22- 9:25 am questions and discussion 9:25- 9:42 am Ted Stanford, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU On the Properties of Multiplication 9:42- 9:45 am questions and discussion 9:45-10:02 am Christian Servin, El Paso Community College Aaron DeWitt, El Paso Community College Christian Murga, El Paso Community College Chris Soto, El Paso Community College Honors Projects in CS2: Selected Programming Assignments With Emphasis on Research-Based Problems (A Bridge From Community College to UTEP/NMSU) 10:02-10:05 am questions and discussion 10:05-10:22 am Karen Villaverde, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU On Building Math Self Confidence and Reducing Math Anxiety on Students by Improving their Body Language 10:22-10:25 am questions and discussion 10:25-10:40 am break 10:40-10:57 am Maria C. Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Osei Kofi Tweneboah, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Ornstein-Uhlenbeck superposed models applied to modeling earthquake seismic data and other high frequency data 10:57-11:00 am questions and discussion 11:00-11:17 am Kanadpriya Basu, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Maria P. Beccar Varela, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Hector Gonzalez-Huizar, Department of Geological Sciences, UTEP Maria C. Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Laura F. Serpa, Department of Geological Sciences, UTEP Levy models and Hurst, DFA methods applied to seismic data 11:17-11:20 am questions and discussion 11:20-11:37 am Junli Du, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Zhifa Yuan, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Ziwei Ma, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU KEGG-PATH: Kyoto encyclopedia of genes and genomes-based pathway analysis using a path analysis model 11:37-11:40 pm questions and discussion 11:40-11:57 am Qingsong Shan, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tanes Wangyong, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Measures of Functional Dependence 11:57-12:00 pm questions and discussion 12:00-12:17 pm Weizhong Tian, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU The decomposition of skew chi-square distribution 12:17-12:20 pm questions and discussion 12:20- 1:50 pm lunch and discussions 12:20- 1:50 pm Poster session, UTEP 1:50- 2:07 pm Zheng Wei, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Jianjun Paul Tian, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Copula based Markov Chains with application on coalescent model 2:07- 2:10 pm questions and discussion 2:10- 2:27 pm Tanes Wongyang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU The Other Perspective on the Functional Chi-Square and the Possible Relationship with the Measure of Complete Dependence 2:27- 2:30 pm questions and discussion 2:30- 2:47 pm Paul Delgado, Computational Science Program, UTEP Vinod Kumar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Son Young Yi, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Computational Science Program, UTEP A Heterogeneous Multiscale Model for Linear Elasticity see slides 2:47- 2:50 pm questions and discussion 2:50- 3:07 pm Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Ergodic theorems for hybrid sequences in a Hilbert space with applications 3:07- 3:10 pm questions and discussion 3:10- 3:27 pm Klara Loos, University of Bundeswehr, Munchen, Germany Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Existence and asymptotic behaviour of solutions to second-order evolution equations of monotone type see slides 3:27- 3:30 pm questions and discussion 3:30- 3:47 pm Rogelio Long, Computational Science Program, UTEP advisor: Shirley Moore, Computational Science Program, UTEP Iso-Power-Efficiency 3:47- 3:50 pm questions and discussion 3:50- 4:07 pm Joe Lorkowski, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP On Uncertainty Propagation: A Feasible Algorithm for Checking Whether an Expression Is Equivalent to a Single-Use One (SUE) see slides 4:07- 4:10 pm questions and discussion 4:10- 4:25 pm break 4:25- 4:42 pm Beverly Rivera, Computational Science Program, UTEP Irbis Gallegos, Computational Science Program, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Computational Science Program, UTEP How to Assign Weights to Different Factors in Vulnerability Analysis: Towards a Justification of a Heuristic Technique see slides 4:42- 4:45 pm questions and discussion 4:45- 5:02 pm Leobardo Valera, Computational Science Program, UTEP advisors: Martine Ceberio, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Miguel Argaez, Computational Science Program, UTEP Reduced-Order Modeling 5:02- 5:05 pm questions and discussion 5:05- 5:25 pm General discussion

**Sponsors:**

- Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at El Paso
- Bioinformatics Program, University of Texas at El Paso
- CAHSI, Computing Alliance for Hispanic-Serving Institutions
- Cyber-ShARE, Center of Excellence for Sharing resources for the Advancement of Research and Education through Cyberinfrastructure