Las Cruces, New Mexico

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

**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.
- 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.

- to bring in researchers in Mathematics, 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 Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences researchers.

**Location:** NMSU Campus, Science Hall 107.
Click here for map

**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:** Tonghui Wang and Karen Villaverde

**Deadlines:**

- If you are interested in participating, please let us know as soon as possible, ideally by
**Saturday March 25, 2017**, by email to Karen Villaverde (kvillave@nmsu.edu) - We would like to have 1-page abstracts (to place on the web) by
**Saturday April 1, 2017**. PDF format 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.

8:55-9:00 am ***** Official opening *****

9:00-9:10 am

Karen Villaverde, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

On Building Metacognition Learning Strategies on Pre-Calculus Students

9:10-9:15 am Questions and discussion

9:15-9:25 am

Theodore Stanford, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Why are Number Lines Hard for Elementary Teachers?

9:25-9:30 am Questions and discussion

9:30-9:40 am

Robert Smits , Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

A mathematical model of cardiac progenitor cells formation and growth of the cardiosphere

9:40-9:45 am Questions and discussion

9:45-9:55 am

Qianning Liu, Robert Smits, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

A Study of Pharmacokinetic Model

9:55-10:00 am Questions and discussion

10:00-10:10 am

Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP

Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Derivation of Gross-Pitaevskii Version of Nonlinear Schroedinger Equation from Scale Invariance

10:10-10:15 am Questions and discussion

10:15-10:25 am

Xianyi Zeng, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

A Hybrid Variable Method for First Order Hyperbolic Conservation Laws

10:25-10:30 am Questions and discussion

10:30-10:45 am ***** Coffee Break *****

10:45-10:55 am

Abdullah Abu-Rqayiq, Ernest Barany , Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

From Monomorphism to Polymorphism, a Story of Evolutionary Branching

10:55-11:00 am Questions and discussion

11:00-11:10 am

Ibrahim Jawarneh, Ross Staffeldt, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Dynamical Systems and Conleyâ€™s Topological Index

11:10-11:15 am Questions and discussion

11:15-11:25 am

Mahdokht Michelle Afravi and Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

From Universal Approximation to Universal Representation: It All Depends on the Continuum Hypothesis

11:25-11:30 am Questions and discussion

11:30-11:40 am

Osei Kofi Tweneboah and Maria Christina Mariani, Computational Science Program, UTEP

STOCHASTIC MODELS APPLIED TO HIGH FREQUENCY FINANCIAL TIME SERIES

11:40-11:45 am Questions and discussion

11:45-11:55 am

Sumi Dey, Maria Christina Mariani , Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Deterministic and Stochastic Analysis of Two Preys One Predator Model

11:55-12:00 pm Questions and discussion

12:00-1:30 pm ***** Lunch *****

1:30-1:40 pm

Md Al Masum Bhuiyan, Maria Christina Mariani, Osei K. Tweneboah, Computational Science Program, UTEP

A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF TIME SERIES FORECASTING WITH VOLATILITY MODELS

1:40-1:45 pm Questions and discussion

1:45-1:55 pm

Nesreen Alsharman and Inna Pivkina, Department of Computer Science, NMSU

Generating Summarization through Unigram-Bigram Multi-Words Extraction

1:55-2:00 pm Questions and discussion

2:00-2:10 pm

Andrew Pownuk, Jazmin Quezada, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Iwona Skalna, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland

Solution of the Wave Equation with Interval and Random Parameters

2:10-2:15 pm Questions and discussion

2:15-2:25 pm

Andrew Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Why Linear Interpolation?
2:25-2:30 pm Questions and discussion

2:30-2:45 pm ***** Coffee Break *****

2:45-2:55 pm

Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

A Strongly Convergent Iterative Scheme to Solutions of Some Systems of Variational Inequalities and Fixed Point Problems

2:55-3:00 pm Questions and discussion

3:00-3:10 pm

Weizhong Tian , Department of Mathematical Sciences, Eastern New Mexico University

Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

The new family of multivariate skew slash distribution

3:10-3:15 pm Questions and discussion

3:15-3:25 pm

David Trafimow,Tonghui Wang,Cong Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Skewness is a Friend and not an Enemy!

3:25-3:30 pm Questions and discussion

3:30-3:40 pm

Wuzhen Peng, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

A New Method of Environmental Degradation Evaluating

3:40-3:45 pm Questions and discussion

3:45-4:00 pm ***** Cofee Break *****

4:00-4:10 pm

Weizhong Tian, Baokun Li, and Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Versions of Singular Multivariate Skew-normal Distributions

4:10-4:15 pm Questions and discussion

4:15-4:25 pm

Xiaonan Zhu, Baokun Li, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Sampling distributions under closed skew normal settings

4:25-4:30 pm Questions and discussion

4:30-4:40

Ziwei Ma, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Decomposition of Quadratic Forms under Skew Normal Setting

4:40-4:45 pm Questions and discussion

4:45-5:00 pm ********* General Discusion ******