15th Joint UTEP/NMSU Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences

University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, Texas
Saturday, November 1, 2014

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:

   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

   
Local Organizers: Martine Ceberio, Vladik Kreinovich, Luc Longpre, and Ming-Ying Leung

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