3rd Joint NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics and Computer Science

New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM
Saturday, April 26, 2008

Sponsored by

CAHSI (Computing Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions), NMSU Computer Science Department, and NMSU Mathematical Sciences Department.

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 between our departments.

History

The 2nd Joint Workshop on Mathematics and Computer Science was held in El Paso, Texas on New Mexico, on November 17, 2007.
The 1st Joint Workshop on Mathematics and Computer Science was held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 14, 2007.

Objective of this workshop

To bring in researchers in Mathematics and Computer Science who are collaborating and/or who are interested in collaboration with Computer Science and/or Mathematics faculty from another school, and to bring in researchers from outside Mathematics and Computer Science who are interested in such a collaboration.

Location

NMSU Campus, Science Hall 107

Program

9:00 to 9:20 am UNCERTAINTY IN CYBERINFRASTRUCTURE: RESULTS, ALGORITHMS, CHALLENGES, AND REQUEST FOR COLLABORATION
Vladik Kreinovich, Dept. of Computer Science, UTEP

9:20 to 9:25 am Questions and discusions

9:25 to 9:45 am FAST ALGORITHMS FOR COMPUTING POPULATION VARIANCE, ENTROPY, AND CONVEX SYMMETRIC FUNCTIONS IN GENERAL UNDER INTERVAL UNCERTAINTY
Gang Xiang, Dept. of Computer Science, UTEP, and Philips Healthcare Informatics

9:45 to 9:50 am Questions and discusions

9:50 to 10:10 am ON THE ASYMPTOTIC BEHAVIOUR OF SOLUTIONS TO A SECOND ORDER DIFFERENCE EQUATION
Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

10:10 to 10:15 am Questions and discusions

10:15 to 10:35 am SOME REMARKS ON THE ZERO-DIMENSIONAL FRAMES
Taewon Yang, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

10:35 to 10:40 am Questions and discusions

10:40 to 11:00 am FIXED POINT AND SELECTION THEOREMS FOR MULTIFUNCTIONS IN PARTIALLY ORDERED SETS
M. A. Khamsi, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

11:00 to 11:05 am Questions and discusions

11:05 to 11:25 am TWO ALGORITHMIC PROBLEMS IN LATTICE THEORY
John Harding, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

11:25 to 11:30 am Questions and discusions

11:30 to 11:50 am PROTEIN STRUCTURE PREDICTION USING GEOMETRICAL CONSTRAINS
Jing He, Dept. of Computer Science, NMSU

11:50 to 11:55 am Questions and discusions

11:55 am to 2:00 pm Lunch and discussions

2:00 to 2:20 pm SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS OF TRUSS AND FRAME STRUCTURES WITH UNCERTAIN GEOMETRY
Andrzej Pownuk, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

2:20 to 2:25 pm Questions and discusions

2:25 to 2:45 pm OCCURRENCES OF FIBONACCI AND THUE-MORSE WORDS
Emil Daniel Schwab, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP

2:45 to 2:50 pm Questions and discusions

2:50 to 3:10 pm HOW THE MD5 CRYPTOGRAPHIC HASH FUNCTION WAS BROKEN
Luc Longpre, Dept. of Computer Science, UTEP

3:10 to 3:15 pm Questions and discusions

3:15 to 3:35 pm TALKING TO COMPUTERS
Nigel Ward, Dept. of Computer Science, UTEP.

3:35 to 3:40 pm Questions and discusions

3:40 to 4:00 pm TEACHING COMPUTER SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS CONCEPTS USING COMPUTER GAMES
Karen Villaverde, Dept. of Computer Science, NMSU

4:00 to 4:05 pm Questions and discusions

4:05 to 4:25 pm TOWARDS AN OPTIMAL PLACEMENT OF SENSORS IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS WITH DYNAMIC ROUTING
Dante Barragan, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UTEP

4:25 to 4:30 pm Questions and discusions

4:30 to 4:50 pm ADVANCED COMPUTATIONAL TECHNIQUES FOR INCOMPRESSIBLE/COMPRESSIBLE FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTIONS
Vinod Kumar, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, UTEP

4:50 to 4:55 pm Questions and discusions

4:55 to 5:15 pm LEVY MODELS AND LONG CORRELATIONS APPLIED TO THE STUDY OF EXTREME EVENTS IN FINANCIAL MARKETS
Emmanuel Kengi, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU

5:15 to 5:20 pm Questions and discusions

5:20 to 6:00 pm General Discussion

Organizing Committee (in alphabetic order)

John Harding (Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU)
Inna Pivkina (Department of Computer Science, NMSU)
Karen Villaverde (Department of Computer Science, NMSU)