The 24th Joint NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences

New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Saturday, April 6th, 2019

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.

Objective of this workshop.

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

Sponsors:

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

9:05-9:17 am
Karen Villaverde, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
On Building a Successful Learning Structure for Teaching Mathematics to Pre-Calculus Students

9:17-9:20 am Questions and discussion

9:20-9:32 am
Theodore Stanford, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Some difficulties in teaching measurement in elementary school

9:32-9:35 am Questions and discussion

9:35-9:47 am
Julio Urenda, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
When Revolutions Happen: Algebraic Explanation

9:47-9:50 am Questions and discussion

9:50-10:02 am
Juan Ferret, Philosophic Systems Institute
Juan Acosta, Autonomous University of Juarez
Eric Smith, University of Texas at El Paso
Aaron Alvarez, El Paso Community College
Joseph Bernal, El Paso Community College
A Deviant Logic for Human Learning: Introducing Difference Logic

10:02-10:05 am Questions and discussion

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

10:20-10:32 am
Angel Aguero, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Joe Guthrie, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Cantor Sets, CantorVals, and their Topological Structure

10:32-10:35 am Questions and discussion

10:35-10:47 am
Srialekya Edupalli, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Decision Making Under General Set Uncertainty: Additivity Approach

10:47-10:50 pm Questions and discussion

10:50-11:02 pm
Jazmin Quezada, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Maria Christina Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Osei Kofi Tweneboah, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Predicting Crash in Stock Market and Computing Credit Card Default by Using Neural Networks

11:02-11:05 pm Questions and discussion

11:05-11:17 pm
Christian Ayub, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Martine Ceberio,Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
How Quantum Computing Can Help With (Continuous) Optimization

11:17-11:20 pm Questions and discussion

11:20-11:32 pm
Chitra Karki, Computational Biophysics and Bioinformatics Lab, UTEP
Virginie Oxaran David, Computational Biophysics and Bioinformatics Lab, UTEP
Yuejiao Xian, Computational Biophysics and Bioinformatics Lab, UTEP
Jianjun Sun, Computational Biophysics and Bioinformatics Lab, UTEP
Lin Li, , Department of Physics, UTEP
Study of key proteins in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

11:32-11:35 am Questions and discussion

11:35-11:47 am
Weizhong Tian, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Eastern New Mexico University
Huihui Li, School of Science, Xian University of Technology, Xian, China
Test the ratio of kurtosis in two independent populations

11:47-11:50 am Questions and discussion

11:50 am - 12:02 pm
David Trafimow, Psychology Department, NMSU
The A Priori Procedure as an Alternative to Null Hypothesis Significance Testing

12:02-12:05 pm Questions and discussion

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

1:35-1:47 pm
Ziwei Ma, Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
The Decomposition of Quadratic Forms Under Matrix Variate Skew Normal Distribution

1:47-1:50 pm Questions and discussion

1:50-2:02 pm
Jing Liu, Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics, China
Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
The parallel splitting augmented Lagrangian method for two-block separable convex programming with application in image processing

2:02-2:05 pm Questions and discussion

2:05-2:17 pm
Cong Wang, Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
David Trafimow, Psychology Department, NMSU
Necessary Sample Size for Estimating the Correlation Coefficient With Specified Closeness and Confidence

2:17-2:20 pm Questions and discussion

2:20-2:32 pm
Xiaonan Zhu, Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Comparisons on measures of asymmetric associations

2:32-2:35 pm Questions and discussion

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

2:50-3:02 pm
Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Krasnoselski - Mann algorithm for the split equality hierarchical fixed point problem

3:02-3:05 pm Questions and discussion

3:05-3:17 pm
Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Vahid Mohebbi, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
EXTRAGRADIENT METHODS FOR QUASI-EQUILIBRIUM PROBLEMS IN BANACH SPACES

3:17-3:20 pm Questions and discussion

3:20-3:32 pm
Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Mohsen Rahimi Piranfar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Nonhomogeneous nonlinear oscillator with damping: asymptotic analysis in continuous and discrete time

3:32-3:35 pm Questions and discussion

3:35-3:47 pm
Andrew Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Iwona Skalna, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
Melton Charles, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Hyung Kyung Yi, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Solution of Algebraic Equations by Using Self-Adaptive Computational Methods and Machine Learning

3:47-3:50 pm Questions and discussion

3:50-4:02 pm
Laxman Bokati, Computational Science Program, UTEP
Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
How to Generate Nice Cubic Polynomials with Rational Coefficients, Rational Zeros and Rational Extrema: A Fast Algorithm

4:02-4:05 pm Questions and discussion

4:05-4:17 pm
Jake Lasley, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Salamah Salamah, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Perfect Reproducibility Is Not Always Algorithmically Possible: A Pedagogical Observation

4:17-4:20 pm Questions and discussion

4:20-4:30 pm ********* General Discusion ******