El Paso, Texas

Saturday, November 2, 2019

**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.
- The 19th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in El Paso, Texas, on November 5, 2016.
- The 20th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 8, 2017.
- The 21st Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in El Paso, Texas, on November 4, 2017.
- The 22nd Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 7, 2018.
- The 23rd Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in El Paso, Texas, on November 3, 2018.
- The 24th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 6, 2019.

- 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 our research areas who are interested in collaborating with Math, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences researchers.

**Location:** UTEP Campus, Chemistry and Computer Science Building
Room G.0208

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

**Preliminary program:**

9:00- 9:05 am Opening 9:05- 9:20 am Mahdokht Afravi, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Gerardo Cervantes, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Xavier Martinez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Matthew Melvin, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Victor Vargas, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Ana Zepeda, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP How to Estimate Hurwicz Value of the Union of Two Intervals If We Know the Hurwicz Values for Both Intervals? slides in pdf 9:20- 9:35 am Angel Aguero, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Joe Guthrie, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Cantorvals, Their Topological Structure, and the Generalization of the Guthrie/Nymann Set 9:35- 9:50 am Ricardo Alvarez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Laxman Bokati, Computational Science Program, UTEP Panfeng Liang, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Adrian Lopez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Carlos Saldana, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Ricardo Sanchez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Angel Villapando, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Empirical Power Law for Company Losses: A Probability-Based Explanation slides in pdf 9:50-10:05 am Peter K. Asante, Computational Science Program, UTEP Maria C. Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Osei K. Tweneboah, Computational Science Program, UTEP Long-Range Correlations and Characterizations of Financial and Volcanic Time Series 10:05-10:20 am Enrique Salcido, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Emil Daniel Schwab, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Identities for a Class of Monoids 10:20-10:30 am break 10:30-10:45 am Mary Ballyk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Ibrahim Jawarneh, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, Jordan Ross Staffeldt, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU A Nutrient-Prey-Predator Model: Stability and Bifurcations 10:45-11:00 am William Basquez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Elton Villa, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Fractional Linear Dependence under Interval Uncertainty: Explicit Bounds slides in pdf 11:00-11:15 am Guram Bezhanishvili, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Luca Carai, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Patrick J. Morandi, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Modal operators on rings of continuous functions 11:15-11:30 am Laxman Bokati, Computational Science Prohram, UTEP Srialekya Edupalli, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Mannyboy Flores, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Oscar Ibarhuen, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Fernando Serrano, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP How to Make a Decision Under Set Uncertainty slides in pdf 11:30-11:45 am Irvin L. Bosquez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Most Robust Fuzzy Extensions of Binary Logical Operations slides in pdf 11:45-12:00 pm Adrian De la Rocha, Department of Physics, UTEP Jorge A. Munoz, Department of Physics, UTEP Anharmonicity in a linear chain of Lennard-Jones atoms 12:00- 1:15 pm lunch (sponsored by El Paso Chapter of IEEE and by UTEP's Computational Science Program) 12:30- 1:25 pm Poster session 1:15- 1:30 pm Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Strong Convergence of Regularized New Proximal Point Algorithms 1:30- 1:45 pm Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Vahid Mohebbi, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Approximating solutions of quasi-equilibrium problems in Banach spaces 1:45- 2:00 pm Oscar Galindo, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Daniel Almeraz, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Jose Perez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP How to Apply Quantum Computing to Machine Learning slides in pdf 2:00- 2:15 pm Abdullah Imran, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Martine Ceberio, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Prediction and Optimization of Dynamic Systems under Temporal Uncertainty 2:15- 2:30 pm Bethuel O. Khamala, Department of Physics, UTEP Jorge A. Munoz, Department of Physics, UTEP FeTi phonons at high pressure in B2-ordered phase 2:30- 2:45 pm Hui Li, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Cong Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU David Trafimow, Department of Psychology, NMSU Abigail Rodriguez, Department of Psychology, NMSU R programs for A Priori Procedure (APP) under skew normal settings 2:45- 3:00 pm Jing Liu, Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics, China, and Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Stability analysis of the generalized three-step discrete-time Zhang neural network for time-varying nonlinear optimization in real time 3:00- 3:15 pm Ziwei Ma, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Inference on the difference of location parameters under skew-normal settings 3:15-3:30 pm Omar Masmali, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Omar Badreddin, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Design Driven Code Complexity Metrics 3:30- 3:45 pm Jorge A. Munoz, Department of Physics, UTEP Jorge A. Lopez, Department of Physics, UTEP Phase diagrams of nuclear pasta phases in neutron star matter 3:45- 4:00 pm Erick Nevarez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Jordan Caylor, Department of Geological Sciences, UTEP Jenna Faith, Department of Geological Sciences, UTEP Irma Martinez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Why We Mostly Use 2-, 3- And 5-Based Number Systems? slides in pdf 4:00- 4:15 pm Omeiza Olumoye, Computational Science Program, UTEP Martine Ceberio, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Leobardo Valera, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Why Intervals? A Survey of cases Showing the Advantages of Using Intervals in Parameters Estimation in Dynamical Systems 4:15- 4:30 pm Omeiza Olumoye, Computational Science Program, UTEP Glen Throneberry, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, NMSU Angel Garcia, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Leobardo Valera, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Abdessattar Abdelkefi, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, NMSU Martine Ceberio, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Solving Large Dynamical Systems by Constraint Sampling 4:30- 4:45 pm Rafael Pinto, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Maliheh Zargaran, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Omar Badreddin, Department of Computer Science, UTEP A Case Study on the Impact of Technical Debt Management Efforts on Code Quality 4:45- 4:55 pm break 4:55- 5:10 pm Andrew Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Jose Gonzalez, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UTEP Solution of Algebraic Equations by Using Autonomous Computational Methods 5:10- 5:25 pm Emilio Ramirez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Why LINEX (Linear Exponential) Loss Functions? slides in pdf 5:25- 5:40 pm Sayed Mohsin Reza, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Omar Badreddin, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Virtual Reality in Software Engineering: A future of Software Development, Modeling, and Quality Assurance 5:40- 5:55 pm Arturo Rodriguez, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Carlos Cuellar, Departments of Physics and Mathematics, UTEP Luis F. Rodriguez, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP V. M. Krushnarao Kotteda, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wyoming Vinod Kumar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Jorge A. Munoz, Department of Physics, UTEP Simulation of Atmospheric Turbulence with Long Short-Term Memory (LSTM) Neural Networks 5:55- 6:10 pm Christian Servin, El Paso Community College Nadia Karichev, El Paso Community College Nick Sims, El Paso Community College Dylan Behrens, El Paso Community College Aaron Cardoza, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Steven Ibarra, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Introducing Artificial Intelligence-Based Algorithms with Cybersecurity Application in Computing Courses 6:10- 6:25 pm Cong Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU On estimating the location parameter under skew normal settings, which assumption is better: dependence or independence? 6:25- 6:40 pm Cong Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU David Trafimow, Department of Psychology, NMSU Hui Li, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Liqun Hu, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Abigail Rodriguez, Department of Psychology, NMSU Extending the A Priori Procedure (APP) to Address Correlation Coefficients 6:40- 7:00 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
- University of Texas at El Paso Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)