El Paso, Texas

Saturday, November 6, 2021

in hybrid mode

**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.**

- 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.
- The 25th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in El Paso, Texas, on November 2, 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 Emil Daniel Schwab, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Gabriela Schwab, Department of Mathematics, El Paso Community College The Mobius Function and Fibonacci Numbers 9:20- 9:35 am Ishraq Al-Awamleh, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Robert G. Smits, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Discrete Averaging Properties for Nonlinear Elliptic PDEs 9:35- 9:50 am Edwin Tomy George, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Jorge Muñoz, Physics Department, UTEP Olac Fuentes, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Computational Design of Materials via Convolutional Neural Networks 9:50-10:05 am Andrews T. Anum, Computational Science Program, UTEP Michael Pokojovy, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP A Hybrid Method for Density Power Divergence Minimization with Application to Robust Univariate Location and Scale Estimation 10:05-10:20 am Xiangfei Chen, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tingting Tong, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU David Trafimow, Department of Psychology, NMSU Cong Wang, University of Nebraska-Omaha The APP procedure for estimating the Cohen's effect size 10:20-10:30 am break 10:30-10:45 am Adrian De la Rocha, Physics Department, UTEP Valeria Arteaga, Physics Department, UTEP Vanessa Meraz, Physics Department, UTEP Sofia Gomez, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Yu-Hang Tang, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Edwin Tomy George, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Wibe A. de Jong, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Jorge Muñoz, Physics Department, UTEP Linear tensor fits and marginalized graph kernels as means for novel machine learning molecular dynamics 10:45-11:00 am Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Asymptotic Analysis of a Nonlinear Oscillator with Damping 11:00-11:15 am Ebenezer Nkum, Data Science Program, UTEP Michael Pokojovy, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Thomas M. Fullerton Jr., Department of Economics and Finance, UTEP Xianyi Zeng, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Simultaneous Forecasting of Yield Curves for Multiple Zero-Coupon Bonds Using Heath-Jarrow-Morton Model 11:15-11:30 am Oscar Galindo, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Christopher Ibarra, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Michael Beer, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany Fourier Transform and Other Quadratic Problems under Interval Uncertainty slides in pdf 11:30-11:45 am Sofia Holguin, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Why Residual Neural Networks slides in pdf 11:45-12:00 pm Toshiki Kamio, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Gavin Baechle, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Decision Making Under Uncertainty: Case When We Only Know an Upper Bound or a Lower Bound slides in pdf 12:00- 1:15 pm lunch (sponsored by El Paso Chapter of IEEE and by UTEP's Computational Science Program) 12:30- 1:15 pm Poster session 1:15- 1:30 pm Abhijit Mandal, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Beste Hamiye Beyaztas, Department of Statistics, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey Soutir Bandyopadhyay, Department of Applied Mathematics, Statistics Colorado School of Mines, USA Robust Density Power Divergence Estimates for Panel Data Models 1:30- 1:45 pm Vanessa Meraz, Physics Department, UTEP Sofia Gomez, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Valeria Arteaga, Physics Department, UTEP Adrian De La Rocha, Physics Department, UTEP Tess Smidt, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Sara Kadkhodaei, Civil and Materials Engineering Department, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Wibe A. de Jong, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Jorge Muñoz, Physics Department, UTEP Zirconium Machine Learned Potential Trained on a Euclidean Neural Network 1:45- 2:00 pm Ricardo Mendez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Osagumwenro Osaretin, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP How to Gauge the Quality of a Multi-Class Classification When Ground Truth Is Known with Uncertainty slides in pdf 2:00- 2:15 pm Adan J. Mireles, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UTEP Interregular Polygons and the Discrete Dynamics of Restricted Polygon Stacking 2:15-2:30 pm Vahid Mohebbi, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Strong Convergence of an Inexact Proximal Point Algorithm In Hadamard Spaces 2:30- 2:45 pm Daniela Flores, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Why Geological Regions? slides in pdf 2:45- 3:00 pm R. Noah Padilla, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Why Moments (and Generalized Moments) Are Used in Statistics and Why Expected Utility Is Used in Decision Making: A Possible Explanation slides in pdf 3:00- 3:15 pm Andrew Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Applications of Autonomous Computational Methods and In Online Learning 3:15- 3:30 pm Md Fashiar Rahman, Computational Science Program, UTEP Tzu-Liang (Bill) Tseng, Department of Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering, UTEP Michael Pokojovy, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Wei Qian, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UTEP Basavarajaiah Totada, Computational Science Program, UTEP Honglun Xu, Computational Science Program, UTEP An Automatic Approach to Lung Region Segmentation in Chest X-Ray Images Using Adapted U-Net Architecture 3:30- 3:45 pm Christopher Reyes, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Why Do People Become Addicted: Towards a Theoretical Explanation for Eyal's Experiment-Based Hook Model slides in pdf 3:45 - 4:00 pm Hector Reyes, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Dillon Trinh, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Fault Detection in a Smart Electric Grid: Geometric Analysis slides in pdf 4:00- 4:15 pm Homero Reyes Pulido, Physics Department, UTEP Jorge Muñoz, Physics Department, UTEP Electronic structure effects of FeV at high pressure 4:15- 4:30 pm Arturo Rodriguez, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Andres Enriquez, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Jose Terrazas, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Daniel Villanueva, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Brandon Paez, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Nicholas Dudu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Rafael Baez, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Christopher Harris, Imperial College London Vinod Kumar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP Predicting Boundary-Layer Transition (BLT) Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) Causality Inference 4:30- 4:45 pm Md Shamsul Alam, Data Science Program, UTEP Title TBA 4:45- 4:55 pm break 4:55- 5:10 pm Javier Tellez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Wenbo Xie, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Commonsense "And"-Operations slides in pdf 5:10- 5:25 pm David Amparan, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Why People Overestimate Small Probabilities? slides in pdf 5:25- 5:40 pm Tingting Tong, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU David Trafimow, Department of Psychology, NMSU Cong Wang, University of Nebraska-Omaha The probability of being better or worse off, and by how much, depending on experimental conditions with skew normal populations 5:40- 5:55 pm Cong Wang, University of Nebraska-Omaha Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU David Trafimow, Department of Psychology, NMSU The APP for estimating population proportion based on skew normal approximations and the Beta-Bernoulli process 5:55- 6:10 pm Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tingting Tong, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU David Trafimow, Department of Psychology, NMSU Cong Wang, University of Nebraska-Omaha The APP for Estimating the Mean in Both Log-normal and Gamma Populations and Robustness for Assumption Violations 6:10- 6:25 pm Joshua Zamora, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Why Ovals in Eliciting Intervals? slides in pdf 6:25- 6:40 pm Peter K. Asante, Computational Science Program, UTEP Maria C. Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Osei K. Tweneboah, Ramapo College of New Jersey William Kubin, Computational Science Program, UTEP Modeling US Stock Market Data With A Superposed Ornstein-Uhlenbeck SDE driven by a Levy process 6:40- 6:55 pm William Kubin, Computational Science Program, UTEP Maria C. Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Peter K. Asante, Computational Science Program, UTEP Joe A. Guthrie, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Osei K. Tweneboah, Ramapo College of New Jersey Cantor Detrended Fluctuation Analysis 6:55- 7:15 pm General discussion

**Sponsors:**

- 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
- University of Texas at El Paso Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)