Las Cruces, New Mexico

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

**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.

- 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:** Tonghui Wang and Karen Villaverde

**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.

9:00-9:05 am Official opening 9:05-9:25 am Baokun Li, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tony Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Approximation of Binomials and Negative Binomials with Two Families of Skew-Normal Distributions 9:25-9:30 am Questions and discussion 9:30-9:50 am Nagwa Albehery, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tony Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Stochastic Dominance of Poverty Measures and its Applications 9:50-9:55 am Questions and discussion 9:55-10:15 am Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Common Fixed Point of Multivalued Generalized Contractive Mappings 10:15-10:20 am Questions and discussion 10:20-10:40 am Break 10:40-11:00 am Art Duval, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP The G-Shi arrangement, and its relation to G-parking functions 11:00-11:05 am Questions and discussion 11:05-11:25 am Jaime Nava, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Orthogonal Bases Are the Best: A Theorem Justifying Bruno Apolloni's Heuristic Neural Network Idea 11:25-11:30 am Questions and discussion 11:30-11:50 pm Karen Villaverde, Department of Computer Science, NMSU Game Design and Development Course with Greenfoot 11:50-11:55 pm Questions and discussion 11:55-1:30 pm Lunch 1:30-1:50 pm Jaime Nava, Department of Computer Science, UTEP Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP I-Complexity and Discrete Derivative of Logarithms: A Group-Theoretic Explanation 1:50-1:55 pm Questions and discussion 1:55-2:15 pm Andrzej Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Finite Difference Equations with the Interval Parameters 2:15-2:20 pm Questions and discussion 2:20-2:40 pm Maria C. Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Indranil SenGupta, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Analysis of integro-dierential parabolic problems arising in the Levy Market 2:40-2:45 pm Questions and discussion 2:45-3:05 pm Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Jenny Love, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP A Brief Look of an Asymptotic Fixed Point Theorem for Nonlinear Contractions 3:05-3:10 pm Questions and discussion 3:10-3:30 pm Break 3:30-3:50 pm Paul Delgado, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Probability density dependent variability in single point inference from interval vector data input 3:50-3:55 pm Questions and discussion 3:55-4:15 pm Kumar, V., Kavoori, N., Katta, K., Chen, F., Delgado, P., Harris, C. , Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP Validation of Variational Method to Simulate Single and Two Phase Newtonian Flow Through Angular Pores 4:15-4:20 pm Questions and discussion 4:20-4:40 pm Weizhong Tian, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Tony Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Estimation of Parameters in Inverse Scale Factor Skew-Normal Distributions 4:40-4:45 pm Questions and discussion 4:45-5:05 pm Zuhier Altawallbeh, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Topology, Algebra and Fjords 5:05-5:10 Questions and discussion 5:10-5:30 Dilia B. Rueda, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU David Finston, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU Construction of Ga-bundles over the Winkelmann Quotient 5:30-6:00 General discussion