Las Cruces, New Mexico

Saturday, April 6, 2013

**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.

- 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 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:** Karen Villaverde and Tonghui Wang

**Deadlines:**

- If you are interested in participating, please let us know as soon as possible, ideally by
**Friday March 8, 2013**, 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 22, 2013**. 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.

- Department of Computer Science, New Mexico State University
- Department of Mathematics, New Mexico State University
- CAHSI, Computing Alliance for Hispanic-Serving Institutions

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