El Paso, Texas

Saturday, November 7, 2015

**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.

- 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 8th International Workshop on Constraint Programming and
Decision Making CoProd'2015 (El Paso, Texas, November 6, 2015).

**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

**Parking:** Parking permits will be e-mailed to all non-UTEP presenters.

**Program:**

9:00- 9:05 am opening 9:05- 9:22 am Pedro Barragan Olaye, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP How to Explain the Empirical Success of Generalized Trigonometric Functions in Processing Discontinuous Signals 9:22- 9:25 am questions and discussion 9:25- 9:42 am Maranda Bean, Computational Science Program, UTEP Konstantin Lipnikov, Applied Mathematics and Plasma Physics Group, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory Son-Young Yi, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP A Block Preconditioner for a Four-Field Mixed Finite Element Method for Biot's Equations 9:42- 9:45 am 9:45-10:02 am Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP On the Approximation of Zeros of Monotone Operators by Solutions to a Difference Equation 10:02-10:05 am questions and discussion 10:05-10:22 am Khoi Hoang Dai, Department of Computer Science, NMSU Ferdinando Fioretto, Department of Computer Science, NMSU Ping Hou, Department of Computer Science, NMSU William Yeoh, Department of Computer Science, NMSU Dynamic Distributed Constraint Optimization 10:22-10:25 am questions and discussion 10:25-10:40 am break 10:40-10:57 am Mary Mackay, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP based on a research with Son-Young Yi, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Art Duval, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Chuan "River" Xiao, Chemistry Department, UTEP Geometric Modeling of Girus Trisymmetron 10:57-11:00 am questions and discussion 11:00-11:17 am Maria Christina Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Osei Kofi Tweneboah, Computational Science Program, UTEP Stochastic Processes Applied to the Study of Financial Time Series 11:17-11:20 am questions and discussion 11:20-11:37 am Maria Christina Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Miguel A. Valles Morales, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Paul Bezdek Complex Gleason Measures, the Nemytsky Operator and Applications to Quantum Mechanics 11:37-11:40 am questions and discussion 11:40-11:57 am Henry R. Moncada, Computational Science Program, UTEP Shirley V. Moore, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Raymond C. Rumpf, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UTEP Towards the Scalability and Hybrid Parallelization of a Spatially Variant Lattice Algorithm 11:57-12:00 pm questions and discussion 12:00-12:17 pm Andrzej Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Approximate Method for Computing the Sum of Independent Random Variables 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 see also posters: by Jayalath A. M. M. Abeywardhana, by Cristian Ayub, Gabriel Felix, Elsa Gonzalez-Aguilar Raul Mena, Martine Ceberio, and Leobardo Valera by Omeiza Olumoye 3:20- 3:37 pm Weizhong Tian, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Ziwei Ma, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Advisor: Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Shape Mixtures of the Matrix Variate Skew Normal Distribution 3:37- 3:40 pm questions and discussion 3:40- 3:57 pm Weizhong Tian, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Cong Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Advisor: Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU The Multivariate Extended Skew Normal Distribution and its Quadratic Forms last minute replacement: Xiaonan Zhu, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Advisor: Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Joint distributions of random fuzzy set vector 3:57- 4:00 pm questions and discussion 4:00- 4:17 pm Cong Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Weizhong Tian, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Advisor: Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Estimation in Extended Skew-Cauchy Distributions 4:17- 4:20 pm questions and discussion 4:20- 4:37 pm Leobardo Valera, Computational Science Program, UTEP Martine Ceberio, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Using Interval Constraint Solving Techniques in Dynamic Systems Behavior Prediction 4:37- 4:40 pm questions and discussion 4:40- 4:57 pm Brett Pelkey, Department of Computer Science, NMSU Stefan Ceballos, Department of Computer Science, NMSU Huiping Cao, Department of Computer Science, NMSU Milan Biswal, Department of Computer Science, NMSU Sukumar Brahma, Department of Computer Science, NMSU Phasor Measurement Unit Monitoring Tool 4:57- 5:00 pm questions and discussion 5:00- 5:20 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