El Paso, Texas

Saturday, November 5, 2022

**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.
- The 26th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in El Paso, Texas, on November 6, 2021.
- The 27th Joint Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 2, 2022.

- 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:** Chemistry and Computer Science Building, Room CCSB
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 Leonel Escapita, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Diana Licon, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Madison Anderson, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Diego Pedraza, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Word Representation: Explanation of an Empirical Formula slides in pdf 9:20- 9:35 am Alan Gamez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Antonio Aguirre, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Christian Cordova, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Alberto Miranda, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Resource Allocation for Multi-Tasking Optimization: Explanation of an Empirical Formula slides in pdf 9:35- 9:50 am Alejandra De La Pena, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Damian L. Gallegos Espinoza, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Anomaly Detection in Crowdsourcing: Why Midpoints in Interval-Valued Approach slides in pdf 9:50-10:05 am Adilene Alaniz, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Jiovani Hernandez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Andres D. Munoz, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Hunting Habits of Predatory Birds: Explanation of an Empirical Formula slides in pdf 10:05-10:20 am Hector Reyes, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Jeffrey Escamilla, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Ethan D. Kish, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Aaron D. Brown, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Need for Optimal Distributed Measurement of Cumulative Quantities Explains the Ubiquity of Absolute and Relative Error Components slides in pdf 10:20-10:30 am break 10:30-10:45 am Demetrius R. Hernandez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP George M. Molina Holguin, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Francisco Parra, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vivian Sanchez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Aquatic Ecotoxicology: Theoretical Explanation of Empirical Formulas slides in pdf 10:45-11:00 am Alexis Lupo, Department of Physics, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Dielectric Barrier Discharge (DBD) Thrusters -- Aerospace Engines of the Future: Invariance-Based Analysis slides in pdf 11:00-11:15 am Yuanhong Wu, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Michael Pokojovy, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Outlier Detection in High-Dimensional Datasets Using the MRCD Estimator 11:15-11:30 am Michael Pokojovy, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Andrews T. Anum, Computational Science Program, UTEP A New Algorithm for Robust Affine-Invariant Clustering 11:30-11:45 am Andrews T. Anum, Computational Science Program, UTEP John Koomson, Data Science Program, UTEP Michael Pokojovy, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Su Chen, Department of Biostatistics University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska Kernel Weighted Average Estimation for Calibrating a Heavy-Tailed Financial Model 11:45-12:00 pm Honglun Xu, Data Science Program, UTEP Michael Pokojovy, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Tzu-Liang (Bill) Tseng, Department of Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering, UTEP Adaptive Minimum Confidence Region Rule with Bootstrap for Multivariate Initialization Bias Truncation 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 Tom Fullerton, Department of Economics & Finance, UTEP Steven L. Fullerton, Department of Economics & Finance, UTEP Business Cycle Downturn Likelihood Estimation for Ciudad Juarez: 1990-2021 1:30- 1:45 pm Peter Kwadwo Asante, Computational Science Program, UTEP Pablo Bustamante-Murguia, Computational Science Program, UTEP Wen-Yee Lee, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UTEP Maria C. Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Michael Orosz, Data Science Program, UTEP Michael Pokojovy, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Two machine learning models for prostate cancer screening using urinary volatile organic compounds 1:45- 2:00 pm Anass Bouchnita, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP in collaboration with the UT COVID-19 Modeling Consortium and Austin Public Health Designing post-exposure vaccination strategies to contain the monkeypox outbreak in Travis County, Texas 2:00- 2:15 pm Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP On some gradient systems of expansive type governed by a quasiconvex function 2:15- 2:30 pm Chau Hoang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tuan Anh Phan, Institute for Modeling Collaboration and Innovation, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho Frederick L. Locke, Department of Blood and Marrow Transplant and Cellular Immunotherapy, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida Jianjun Paul Tian, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Stochastic modeling of CAR T cell therapy with in silicon clinical trials 2:30- 2:45 pm Abhijit Mandal, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Latin hypercube sampling for dependent inputs 2:45- 3:00 pm Vahid Mohebbi, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Approximation of common zeros of accretive operators and fixed points of multivalued nonexpansive mappings 3:00- 3:15 pm Verya Monjezi, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Saeid Tizpaz-Niari, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Ashutosh Trivedi, Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder Gang Tan, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Pennsylvania State University Detecting and Debugging of Discrimination in Deep Neural Networks 3:15- 3:30 pm Andrew Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Iwona Skalna, Department of Business Informatics & Management, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland Venkata Rama Rao Mallela, Department of Civil Engineering, Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India Goal oriented self-adaptive development of online assignments based on autonomous computational methods 3:30- 3:45 pm Miguel Peinado Portillo, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU John Harding, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Canonical Extensions and Dual Frames 3:45- 4:00 pm Poom Pianpak, Department of Computer Science, NMSU Tran Cao Son, Department of Computer Science, NMSU DMAPF - A Distributed Multi-Agent Path Finder 4:00- 4:10 pm break 4:10- 4:25 pm Jazmin Quezada, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Maria M. Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Osei K. Tweneboah Optimized Machine Learning Methodologies with Applications to Medical Diagnosis 4:25 - 4:40 pm Clariandys Rivera-Kempis, Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administracion (IESA), Caracas, Venezuela Leobardo Valera, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Minimizing the Loss Function of an Artificial Neural Network (ANN) Using Genetics Algorithm (GA) 4:40- 4:55 pm Tingting Tong, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Xiangfei Chen, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Advisor: Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Flexible Generalized Skew Normal Distribution with Applications 4:55- 5:10 pm Tingting Tong, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU David Trafimow, Department of Psychology, NMSU Xiangfei Chen, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU The A Priori Procedure (APP) for Estimating Standardized Regression Coefficients in Multiple Linear Model with Skew Errors 5:10- 5:25 pm Ly Ly Trieu, Department of Computer Science, NMSU Tran Cao Son, Department of Computer Science, NMSU Explanation Generation Systems for Answer Set Programming, Tran Cao Son 5:25- 5:40 pm Augustine Twumasi, Computational Science Program, UTEP Natasha S. Sharma, Computational Science Program, UTEP Ramakrishna Tipireddy, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Sam Chatterjee, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory(PNNL) Towards Reinforcement Learning-Driven Mesh Adaptivity for Second Order Elliptic Problems 5:40- 5:55 pm Janusz Kacprzyk, Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Towards a More Accurate Description of Human Decision Making: Satisficing Instead of Optimization slides in pdf 5:55- 6:15 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)