El Paso, Texas

Saturday, November 5, 2016

**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.
- The 15th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in El Paso, Texas, on November 1, 2014.
- The 16th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 11, 2015.
- The 17th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in El Paso, Texas, on November 7, 2015.
- The 18th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 2, 2016.

- 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.

**Important information:** The UTEP/NMSU workshop will be held right
after the Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information
Processing Society NAFIPS'2016 (El Paso, Texas, October 31 -
November 4, 2016).

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

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

**Program:**

9:00- 9:05 am opening 9:05- 9:22 am Mahdokht Afravi, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Decision Making Under Interval Uncertainty as a Natural Example of a Quandle slides in pdf 9:22- 9:25 am questions and discussion 9:25- 9:42 am Francisco Zapata, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP It Is Advantageous to Make a Syllabus As Precise As Possible: Decision-Theoretic Analysis slides in pdf 9:42- 9:45 am questions and discussion 9:45-10:02 am Daniel Cervantes, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Using Runestone to enable the flipping of analytically engaging math and programming lessons 10:02-10:05 am questions and discussion 10:05-10:22 am Philip B. Tennen, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Christopher "Topher" M. Tighe, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Eric A. Freudenthal, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Systematic Evaluation of a Vectorized Interpolation Kernel 10:22-10:25 am questions and discussion 10:25-10:40 am break 10:40-10:57 am Jose Guadalupe Flores Muniz, Department of Physics and Mathematics, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, San Nicolas de los Garza, Mexico Vyacheslav Kalashnikov, Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering Tecnologico de Monterrey ITESM, Monterrey, Mexico, and Department of Experimental Economics Central Economics and Mathematics Institute (CEMI), Moscow, Russia Natalya Kalashnkiova, Department of Physics and Mathematics, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, San Nicolas de los Garza, Mexico, and Department of Computer Science, Sumy State University, Ukraine Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Why Gaussian and Cauchy Functions Are Efficient in Filled Function Method: A Possible Explanation slides in pdf see also 10:57-11:00 am questions and discussions 11:00-11:17 am Kimberly Kato, Department of Computer Science, UTEP How to Assign Numerical Values to Partially Ordered Levels Of Confidence: Robustness Approach slides in pdf 11:17-11:20 am questions and discussions 11:20-11:37 am Justin R. Parra, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Olac Fuentes, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Elizabeth Anthony, Department of Geological Sciences, UTEP Predicting Volcanic Behavior 11:37-11:40 am questions and discussion 11:40-11:57 am Andrew Pownuk, Computational Science Program, UTEP Combining Interval and Probabilistic Uncertainty in Engineering Applications slides in pdf 11:57-12:00 pm questions and discussion 12:00-12:17 pm Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP New Results on the Asymptotic Behavior of Solutions to Some General Non-Homogeneous Second Order Evolution Equations 12:17-12:20 pm questions and discussion 12:20- 1:50 pm lunch at UTEP Union (sponsored by El Paso Chapter of IEEE) 1:50- 3:20 pm Poster session 3:20- 3:37 pm Emil Daniel Schwab, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Gabriela Schwab, El Paso Community College Non-Unique factorization in a Class of Non-Commutative Monoids 3:37- 3:40 pm questions and discussion 3:40- 3:57 pm Christian Servin, El Paso Community College Gerardo Muela, Department of Computer Science, UTEP A Gentle Introduction to Fuzzy Logic in CS I Course: Using PLTL as a Vehicle to Obliquely Introduce the Concept of Fuzzy Logic 3:57- 4:00 pm questions and discussion 4:00- 4:17 pm Leobardo Valera, Computational Science Program, UTEP Martine Ceberio, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Interval Constraint Solving Techniques and Model-Order Reduction to Enhance the Solution of Dynamic Systems 4:17- 4:20 pm questions and discussions 4:20- 4:37 pm Baokun Li, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU, and Southwest University of Finance and Economics Mining Transaction Patterns for Stock Markets with Big Data 4:37- 4:40 pm questions and discussions 4:40- 4:57 pm Sasigarn Kuvattana, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok and New Mexico State University Advisor: Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Performance bivariate copulas on the Shewhart control chart 4:57- 5:00 pm questions and discussion 5:00- 5:17 pm Xiaonan Zhu, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Baokun Li, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NSMU and Southwest University of Finance and Economics Advisor: Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Distribution of quadratic forms under closed skew normal settings 5:17- 5:20 pm questions and discussion 5:20- 5:37 pm Ziwei Ma, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Xiaonan Zhu, Department of Mathematical Sciences. NMSU Baokun Li, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU, and Southwest University of Finance and Economics Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Estimation of parameters in skew-normal family using Inferential Models 5:37- 5:40 pm questions and discussion 5:40- 5:57 pm Wei Wang, Xi'an Shiyou University, China, and Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU A communication encoding scheme on the Chinese remainder theorem on polynomials 5:57- 6:00 pm questions and discussion 6:00- 6:17 pm Arias Miguel Zamudio, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Christian Auyb, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Leobardo Valera, Computational Science Program, UTEP Martine Ceberio, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Generating Pairwise Covering test suites for software with different number of parameters and values 6:17- 6:20 pm questions and discussion 6:20- 6:40 pm general discussion

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