Las Cruces, New Mexico

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

**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.
- 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.

- 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.
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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:** Tonghui Wang and Karen Villaverde

**Deadlines:**

- If you are interested in participating, please let us know as soon as possible, ideally by
**Friday March 23, 2018**, by email to Karen Villaverde (kvillave@nmsu.edu) - We would like to have 1-page abstracts (to place on the web) by
**Friday March 30, 2018**. 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.

- Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Mexico State University
- Department of Computer Science, New Mexico State University

9:00-9:05 am ***** Official opening *****

9:05-9:17 am

Karen Villaverde, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

On Building a Positive Attitude Towards Mathematics on Pre-Calculus Students

9:17-9:20 am Questions and discussion

9:20-9:32 am

Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP

Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Why Asset-Based Approach to Teaching Is More Effective than the Usual Deficit-Based Approach, and Why The New Approach Is Not Easy to Implement: A Simple Geometric Explanation

9:32-9:35 am Questions and discussion

9:35-10:00 am

Weimin Han, Program in Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences (AMCS) & Department of Mathematics, University of Iowa

Variational and Hemivariational Inequalities in Mechanics

10:00-10:05 am Questions and discussion

10:05-10:20 am ***** Coffee Break *****

10:20-10:32 am

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

Fengrong Wei, Department of Mathematics, University of West Georgia

Network autoregressive model and its application on student academic success

10:32-10:35 am Questions and discussion

10:35-10:47 am

Andrzej Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Applications of Self-Adaptive Computational Methods in Online Learning

10:47-10:50 pm Questions and discussion

10:50-11:02 pm

Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

On Some New Proximal Point Algorithms

11:02-11:05 pm Questions and discussion

11:05-11:17 pm

Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Rohan Baingolkar, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Swapnil S. Chauhan, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Ishtjot S. Kamboj, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Why Encubation?

11:17-11:20 pm Questions and discussion

11:20-11:32 pm

Francisco Zapata, Department of Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering, UTEP

Maliheh Zargaran,Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Working on One Part at a Time is the Best Strategy for Software Production: A Proof

11:32-11:35 am Questions and discussion

11:35-11:47 am

Jose M. Perez, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Gartners Hype Cycle: A Simple Explanation

11:47-11:50 am Questions and discussion

11:50 am - 12:02 pm

Daniel Cervantes , Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP

Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP

Why Zipfs Law: A Symmetry-Based Explanation

12:02-12:05 pm Questions and discussion

12:05-1:35 pm ***** Lunch *****

1:35-1:47 pm

Hien Nguyen, Department of Computer Science, NMSU

Susan Tilton, Division of Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington and Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

Christopher Kemp, Division of Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington

Mingzhou Song, Department of Computer Science, NMSU and Molecular Biology Graduate Program, NMSU

Functional pathway analysis reveals oncogenic role of p27Kip1 at intermediate dosage

1:47-1:50 pm Questions and discussion

1:50-2:02 pm

Chitra Karki, Lindsay Voglewede, Computational Biophysics and Bioinformatics Lab, Department of Physics, UTEP

Lin Li, , Department of Physics, UTEP

Role of Esat-6 in virulence of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

2:02-2:05 pm Questions and discussion

2:05-2:17 pm

Prakash Mishra, Chitra Karki, Jacqueline Vallejo, Vanessa Vallejo, Computational Biophysics and Bioinformatics Lab, Department of Physics, UTEP

Lin Li, , Department of Physics, UTEP

Multi-Scale Approach on the mechanisms of PBCV-1 capsid protein assembly

2:17-2:20 pm Questions and discussion

2:20-2:32 pm

Andrzej Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

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

Jazmin Quezada, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Guaranteed Bounds for Solution of Parameter Dependent System of Equations

2:32-2:35 pm Questions and discussion

2:35-2:50 pm ***** Coffee Break *****

2:50-3:02 pm

Natasha Sharma, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

R. Hoppe, R. Kumar, J. Winkle, , Department of Mathematics, University of Houston

A Phase Field Model for Polycrystallization Processes in Binary Mixtures

3:02-3:05 pm Questions and discussion

3:05-3:17 pm

Jazmin Quezada, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Financial Time Series Forecasting Using Deep Learning and Wavelets

3:17-3:20 pm Questions and discussion

3:20-3:32 pm

Xiaonan Zhu, Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Generalized patchwork constructions for bivariate copulas

3:32-3:35 pm Questions and discussion

3:35-3:47 pm

David Trafimow, Cong Wang, Tonghui Wang, and Hunter A. Myuz, Department of Psychology and department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Expanding the a priori procedure to skewed distributions

3:47-3:50 pm Questions and discussion

3:50-4:02 pm

Cong Wang, Tonghui Wang, David Trafimow, and Hunter A. Myuz, Department of Mathematical Sciences and department of Psychology, NMSU

Necessary sample sizes for specified closeness and confidence of matched data under the skew normal setting

4:02-4:05 pm Questions and discussion

4:05-4:17 pm

Ziwei Ma and Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

Estimation of location and shape parameters Under multivariate skew normal settings

4:17-4:20 pm Questions and discussion

4:20-4:32 pm

Foli Sophia Korkor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Backward Selection Method for High Dimensional Variable Selection

4:32-4:35 pm Questions and discussion

4:35-4:47 pm

Sangjin Kim, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

High Dimensional Variable Selection with Error Control

4:47-4:50 pm Questions and discussion

4:50-5:02 pm

Sebastian Miki Silva, Department of Physics, UTEP

Lin Li, , Department of Physics, UTEP

Protein structure manipulation tool: revealing mechanisms of viral capsid assembly

5:02-5:05 pm Questions and discussion

5:05-5:17 pm

Andrzej Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

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

Jazmin Quezada, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Guaranteed Bounds for Solution of Parameter Dependent System of Equations

5:17-5:20 pm Questions and discussion

5:20-5:32 pm

Abdullah Abu-Rqayiq, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

A Nonstandard Finite Difference Scheme for Two-Sided Space-Fractional Partial Differential Equations

5:32-5:35 pm Questions and discussion

5:35-5:47 pm

Mahmudul Hasan, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

A High-Order Compact Hybrid Variable Method for Linear Advection Equation

5:47-5:50 pm Questions and discussion

5:50-6:02 pm

Mashriq Ahmed Saleh, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

Mathematical Modeling of Tumor Growth for Free-Boundary Problem by Enhanced Finite Volume Method

6:02-6:05 pm Questions and discussion

6:05-6:10 pm ********* General Discusion ******