The 18th Joint NMSU/UTEP Workshop on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences

New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Saturday, April 2, 2016

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: Tonghui Wang and Karen Villaverde

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Sponsors: Website: Program:

8:55-9:00 am ***** Official opening *****

9:00-9:20 am
John Selden and Annie Selden, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
A Proving Supplement for an Undergraduate Real Analysis Course

9:20-9:25 am Questions and discussion

9:25-9:40 am
Ted Stanford, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Properties of Order and Operations in Elementary Mathematics

9:40-9:45 am Questions and discussion

9:45-10:00 am
Karen Villaverde, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
On Building a Mathematical Mindset on Pre-Calculus Students

10:00-10:05 am Questions and discussion

10:05-10:20 am
Mahdokht Afravi and Vladik Kreinovich , Department of Computer Science, UTEP
How to Make a Solution to a Territorial Dispute More Realistic: Taking into Account Uncertainty, Emotions, and Step-by-Step Approach

10:20-10:25 am Questions and discussion

10:25-10:40 am ***** Coffee Break *****

10:40-10:55 am
Pedro Barragan Olague, Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems, UTEP
Mehran Mazari,Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich,Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems, UTEP
Afshin Gholamy,Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems, UTEP
How to Estimate Resilient Modulus for Unbound Aggregate Materials: A Theoretical Explanation of an Empirical Formula

10:55-11:00 am Questions and discussion

11:00-11:15 am
Fernando Cervantes, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UTEP
Brian Usevitch,Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UTEP
Leobardo Valera, Computational Science Program, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Why Sparse? Fuzzy Techniques Explain Empirical Efficiency of Sparsity-Based Data- and Image-Processing Algorithms

11:15-11:20 pm Questions and discussion

11:20-11:35 pm
Francisco Zapata, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Olga Kosheleva, Department of Teacher Education, UTEP
Vladik Kreinovich, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
How to Explain Log-Linear Relation Between Amount of Computations and Effectiveness of the Result: a Relation that Motivates the Need for Big Data

11:35-11:40 pm Questions and discussion

11:40-11:55 pm
Nantiworn Thianpaen, Jianxu Liu, Songsak Sriboonchitta, Management Sciences, Suratthani Rajabhat University, Thailand
Time Series Forecast using AR-Belief Approach

11:55-12:00 pm Questions and discussion

12:00-1:30 pm ***** Lunch *****

1:30-1:45 pm
Behzad Djafari Rouhani , Department of Mathematical Sciences, UTEP
A fixed point theorem with applications to the existence of solutions to systems of equations

1:45-1:50 pm Questions and discussion

1:50-2:05 pm
Monther Rashed Alfuraidan, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
Some New Fixed Point Results: a Graph Approach

2:05-2:10 pm Questions and discussion

2:10-2:25 pm
Cristian Ayub, Miguel Zamudio, Gabriel Felix, Elsa Gonzalez, Raul Mena, Leobardo Varela, Martice Ceberio , Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Generating Pairwise Covering Test Suites for Software with Binary Parameters

2:25-2:30 pm Questions and discussion

2:30-2:45 pm
Angel Garcia and Martine Ceberio, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Global Optimization via Speculation

2:45-2:50 pm Questions and discussion

2:50-3:05 pm ***** Coffee Break *****

3:05-3:20 pm
Leobardo Valera and Martine Ceberio, Department of Computer Science, UTEP
Reduced Interval Newton Method

3:20-3:25 pm Questions and discussion

3:25-3:40 pm
Weizhong Tian and Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Quadratic forms of refined skew normal models based on stochastic representation

3:40-3:45 pm Questions and discussion

3:45-4:00 pm
Wei Wang, College of Sciences, Xian Shiyou University, China, and Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
A dynamic password authentication scheme

4:00-4:05 pm Questions and discussion

4:05-4:20 pm
Xiaonan Zhu and Tonghui Wang , Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Constructions of multivariate copulas

4:20-4:25 pm Questions and discussion

4:25-4:40 pm
Ziwei Ma, Xiaonan Zhu, Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
CONFIDENCE INTERVALS FOR THE NORMAL MEAN WITH KNOWN COEFFICIENT OF VARIATION BASED ON INFERENTIAL MODELS

4:40-4:45 pm Questions and discussion

4:45-5:00 pm
Ziyuan Wang, Cong Wang, Tonghui Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
Confidence Intervals for the Skew Normal Mean with Known Coefficient of Variation

5:00-5:05 pm Questions and discussion

5:05-5:15 pm ********* General Discusion ******