Las Cruces, New Mexico

Saturday, March 31, 2012

**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 13, 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.

- 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.

**Location:** NMSU Campus, Science Hall 107.
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**Parking:**
For those visitors who want to enjoy the NMSU campus in the evenings (after 4:30 p.m.) and on weekends (Saturday & Sunday), no parking permit is required . You may park in any regular faculty/staff, commuter student or visitor parking space.
Parking metered spaces are also free after 4:30 p.m. and on weekends.

**Local Organizers:** Karen Villaverde and Tonghui Wang

**Deadlines:**

- If you are interested in participating, please let us know as soon as possible, ideally by
**Friday March 2nd, 2012**, by email to Karen Villaverde (kvillave@cs.nmsu.edu) - We would like to have 1-page abstracts (to place on the web) by
**Friday March 16, 2012**. ASCII (plain text) is preferred. (If you need more time to come up with an appropriate abstract, please let us know.) - Students should check the text of their abstract with their supervisor(s) before submission, and indicate the supervisor's name in their submitted abstract.

- Department of Computer Science, New Mexico State University
- Department of Mathematics, New Mexico State University
- CAHSI, Computing Alliance for Hispanic-Serving Institutions

9:00-9:05 am Official opening

9:05-9:20 am

Karen Villaverde, Department of Computer Science, NMSU

Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Six Thinking Hats Heuristic Methodology: Towards a Fuzzy-Logic-Based Explanation

9:20-9:25 am Questions and discussion

9:25-9:40 am

Jaime Nava, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Applications of Uncertainty Techniques in Science and Engineering: Algebraic Approach

9:40-9:45 am Questions and discussion

9:45-10:00 am

Andrzej Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Dependency Problem in the Modeling of Beams with Uncertain Parameters

10:00-10:05 am Questions and discussion

10:05-10:20 am

Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

New Results on the Asymptotic Behavior of Solutions to Some Second Order Nonhomogeneous Difference Equations

10:20-10:25 am Questions and discussion

10:25-10:40 am Coffee Break

10:40-10:55 am

Rendao Ye, College of Economics, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China

Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Distribution of Quadratic Forms in Linear Mixed Models with Skew-Normal Random Effects

10:55-11:00 am Questions and discussion

11:00-11:15 am

Karen Villaverde, Department of Computer Science, NMSU

Greenfoot Game that Teaches Recursion to CS0 Students

11:15-11:20 pm Questions and discussion

11:20-11:35 pm

Joshua Redpath, Department of Computer Science, NMSU

Building a Physics Engine for Greenfoot Games

11:35-11:40 pm Questions and discussion

11:40-11:55 pm

Alexaundra Robles, Department of Computer Science, NMSU

RPG Game that Teaches Basic CS Concepts

11:55-12:00 pm Questions and discussion

12:00-1:30 pm Lunch

1:30-1:45 pm

Ahmad Kachmar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Juan Villarreal, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Emil D. Schwab, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Characterizations of Multiplicative Formal Power Series

1:45-1:50 pm Questions and discussion

1:50-2:05 pm

Weizhong Tian, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

The Skew Slash Elliptical Distributions

2:05-2:10 pm Questions and discussion

2:10-2:25 pm

Maria C. Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Pavel Bezdek, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Indranil SenGupta, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Scale Invariance Properties Applied to Geophysics

2:25-2:30 pm Questions and discussion

2:30-2:45 pm

Paul M. Delgado , Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

A Parallel Framework for Solving Coupled Microscale & Continuum Scale Models in a Porous Media

2:45-2:50 pm Questions and discussion

2:50-3:05 pm Coffee Break

3:05-3:20 pm

Janeth Rodriguez, Department of Biological Sciences, UTEP

Jianying Zhang, Department of Biological Sciences, UTEP

Protein-Protein Interaction of HSP70 and HSP60 with Other Cancer-Related Proteins

3:20-3:25 pm Questions and discussion

3:25-3:40 pm

Karla Singh, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Andrea Wurm, Department of Biological Sciences, UTEP

Igor Almeida, Department of Biological Sciences, UTEP

Ming-Ying Leung, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Using Bioinformatics to Efficiently Organize and Analyze Significant Immunogenic Epitope Sequences in Various Stages of Trypanosoma cruzi

3:40-3:45 pm Questions and discussion

3:45-4:00 pm

Rene Duran, Department of Biological Sciences, UTEP

Andres Ortiz, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Mahesh Narayan, Department of Chemistry, UTEP

Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Coomputer Science, UTEP

Binding Efficacy of Different Polyphenolic Phytochemicals with Beta-Lactoglobulin and Human Serum Albumin: Advancing Prophylactics Against Neurodegenerative Diseases

4:00-4:05 pm Questions and discussion

4:05-4:20 pm

Tiffany Blankenship, Department of Biological Sciences, UTEP

Chuan Xiao, Department of Chemistry, UTEP

Geometric Surface Function of Trisymmetron of the Giant Marine Virus Cafeteria Roenbergensis Virus

4:20-4:25 pm Questions and discussion

4:25-4:40 pm

Taewon Yang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Notes on Orthomodular Posets of Vector Bundles and their States

4:40-4:45 pm Questions and discussion

4:45-5:00 pm

Dante DeBlassie, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Van Vo, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Transition Density Monotonicity of the
Reeflected Alpha Bessel Process

5:00-5:05 pm Questions and discussion

5:00-5:15 pm

Simplice Tchamna Kouna, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Bruce Olberding, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

The Linear Topology on a Noetherian Local domain(R,m). Examples of the m-adic Completion and the Ideal Topology

5:15-5:20 pm Questions and discussion

5:20-5:35 pm

Andres Ortiz, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Derivation of Hill's Equations from Scale Invariance

5:35-5:40 pm Questions and discussion

5:40-5:55 pm

Lokendra Paudel, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Group of Divisibility of Integral Domains

5:55-6:00 pm Questions and discussion

6:00-6:15 pm

David Finston, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Imad A. Jaradat, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

On Properness of G_a Action on A_4C

6:15-6:20 pm Questions and discussion

6:20-6:35 pm

Travis Cotton, Department of Computer Science, NMSU

Joe Song, Department of Computer Science, NMSU

Pathway-Guided Comparative Analysis Of Biological Networks Using Dynamical System Models

6:35-6:40 pm Questions and discussion

6:40-6:50 pm General discussion