Las Cruces, New Mexico

Saturday, April 6th, 2019

**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.
- 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.

- 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

**Sponsors:**

- 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 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 ******