13th Joint NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences

New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Saturday, April 6, 2013

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: Karen Villaverde and Tonghui Wang

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9:00-9:05 am Official opening

9:05-9:20 am
Karen Villaverde, Department of Computer Science, NMSU
Lightbot: A Very Successful CS0 Teaching Game

9:20-9:25 am Questions and discussion

9:25-9:40 am
Luc Longpre, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Bootstrapping Trust in Commodity Computers

9:40-9:45 am Questions and discussion

9:45-10:00 am
Ghodratollah Aalipour, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Art Duval, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Weighted Spanning Tree Enumerators of Complete Colorful Complexes

10:00-10:05 am Questions and discussion

10:05-10:20 am
Andrzej Pownuk, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Iwona Skalna, AGH-University of Science and Technology
Parallel Methods for Monotonicity Verification

10:20-10:25 am Questions and discussion

10:25-10:40 am Coffee Break

10:40-10:55 am
Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
For Describing Uncertainty, Ellipsoids are Better than Generic Polyhedra and Probably Better than Boxes: a Remark

10:55-11:00 am Questions and discussion

11:00-11:15 am
Omar Ochoa, Cyber-ShARE Center, UTEP
Aaron Velasco, Cyber-ShARE Center, UTEP
Christian Servin, Cyber-ShARE Center, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Cyber-ShARE Center, UTEP
Towards Model Fusion in Geophysics: How to Estimate Accuracy of Different Models

11:15-11:20 pm Questions and discussion

11:20-11:35 pm
Son-Young Yi, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
A Mixed Finite Element Method for Biot's Consolidation Model

11:35-11:40 pm Questions and discussion

11:40-11:55 pm
Behzad Djafari Rouhani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Recent Results on First and Second Order Difference Equations with Periodic Forcing

11:55-12:00 pm Questions and discussion

12:00-1:30 pm Lunch

1:30-1:45 pm
Mohamed Ait Nouh, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
The Minimal Genus Problem In CP^2 # CP^2

1:45-1:50 pm Questions and discussion

1:50-2:05 pm
John Harding, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Automorphisms of Decompositions

2:05-2:10 pm Questions and discussion

2:10-2:25 pm
Carlos Ramirez, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
M. Argaez, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
A. Jaimes, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
C. E. Tweedie, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Inpainting Sparsely Corrupted Signals in Micrometeorology

2:25-2:30 pm Questions and discussion

2:30-2:45 pm
Lokendra Paudel , Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Group of Divisibility of Hidden Bezout Overrings of Affine Domains

2:45-2:50 pm Questions and discussion

2:50-3:05 pm Coffee Break

3:05-3:20 pm
Maranda Bean, Department of Computational Science, UTEP
Son-Young Yi, Department of Computational Science, UTEP
A Second Order Immersed Interface Method for a 1D Poroelasticity Problem with Discontinuous Coefficients

3:20-3:25 pm Questions and discussion

3:25-3:40 pm
Rendao Ye , College of Economics, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China
Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Distribution of Matrix Quadratic Forms under Skew Normal Settings

3:40-3:45 pm Questions and discussion

3:45-4:00 pm
Marco Olguin, Department of Computational Science, UTEP
Effect of Geometrical Orientation on the Charge Transfer Energetics of Supramolecular (tetraphenyl)-porphyrin/fullerene Dyads

4:00-4:05 pm Questions and discussion

4:05-4:20 pm
Julio Urenda, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
David Finston, Department of Mathematics Brooklyn College
An Algorithmic Approach to the Embedding Problem in Affine 3-space

4:20-4:25 pm Questions and discussion

4:25-4:40 pm
Afrah Abdou, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Fixed Point Results of Pointwise Contractions in Modular Metric Spaces

4:40-4:45 pm Questions and discussion

4:45-5:00 pm
Azucena Zamora, Department of Computational Science, UTEP
Aaron Velasco, Department of Computational Science, UTEP
On Different Techniques for the Calculation of Bouguer Gravity Anomalies for Joint Inversion of Geophysical Data in the Rio Grande Rift

5:00-5:05 pm Questions and discussion

5:00-5:15 pm
Buthinah Bin Dehaish, Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
Convergence of Iteration of Asymptotically Pointwise Nonexpansive Mappings On Nonlinear Metric Spaces

5:15-5:20 pm Questions and discussion

5:20-5:35 pm
Francisco Zapata, Research Institute for Manufacturing & Engineering Systems RIMES, UTEP
Ricardo Pineda, Research Institute for Manufacturing & Engineering Systems RIMES, UTEP
Martine Ceberio, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
How to Generate Worst-Case Scenarios When Testing Already Deployed Systems Against Unexpected Situations

5:35-5:40 pm Questions and discussion

5:40-5:55 pm
Zheng Wei, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Dependence and Association Concepts via Copula

5:55-6:00 pm Questions and discussion

6:00-6:15 pm
Weizhong Tian , Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Estimate the Parameters of the Tobit Model under Skew Normal Settings

6:15-6:20 pm Questions and discussion

6:20-6:35 pm
Qingsong Shan, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
A Measure for MCD in Discrete Variables

6:35-6:40 pm

6:40-6:50 pm General Discussion