The 29th Joint NMSU/UTEP Workshop 
on Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Sciences

New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Saturday, April 1th, 2023
Workshop Location: Science Hall 107

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9.10-9.15 Official opening
Morning session - 1 (9.15-10.30)
9.15-9.30 Jannatun N. Jotey and Vladik Kreinovich
Why Earthquake Statistics Vary with Fault Size: An Invariance-Based Qualitative Explanations
9.30-9.45 Xiangfei Chen, David Trafimow, Tonghui Wang, Boris Choy, Tingting Tong , Cong Wang, Liqun Hu
The A Priori Procedure (APP) for Estimating the Location Parameter Under Elliptical Setting
9.45-10.00 Mohammad Akidul Hoque, Md. Isteak Uddin, and Vladik Kreinovich
Systems Approach Explains a Mysterious Slowdown Effect in Climate Economics
10.00-10.15 Trung Hoang Le, Huiping Cao, Tran Cao Son
ASPER: Answer Set Programming Enhanced Neural Network Models for Joint Entity-Relation Extraction
10.15-10.30 Estevan H. Ramos and Vladik Kreinovich
Why Cyberattacks Are Easier Than Cyberdefense
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
Morning session - 2 (11.00-12.15)
11.00-11.15 Olga Kosheleva, Vladik Kreinovich, and Aldo A. Venzor Nava
An Arbitrary Preference Relation Can Be Represented in Qualitative Choice Logic: A Remark
11.15-11.30 Vladislav Sliusarev
Modal Logics of Horn Closures of the Random Kripke Frame
11.30-11.45 Mohammad T. Nazim, Monjur Bin Shams, and Vladik Kreinovich
Why Mania Leads to Risky Behavior
11.45-12.00 Alejandra Maciel Cuevas, Maria Lizeth Reyna Cruz, and Vladik Kreinovich
How to Explain Empirical Metric on the Set of Colors
12.00-12.15 Juan A. Lopez and Vladik Kreinovich
Towards Decision Making Under Interval Uncertainty
12.15-13.45 Lunch break
Afternoon session - 1 (13.45-15.00)
13.45-14.00 E. Tomy George, J. Rodríguez Ortega, B. Beltran, G. Dorji, S. Tshering, D. Lucio, D. Aguirre & M. Ceberio
Binary Weight Initialization Scheme with Normalized Outputs
14.00-14.15 Liqun Hu
The a Priori Procedure (APP) for estimating median under skew normal settings
14.15-14.30 Tingting Tong, David Trafimow, Tonghui Wang, Boris Choy, Xiangfei Chen, Cong Wang, Liqun Hu
The A Priori Procedure (APP) for estimating the location parameter of the Laplace distribution
14.30-14.45 Talha Azfar, Vignesh Ponraj, and Vladik Kreinovich
How to Estimate Unknown Unknowns: From Cosmic Light to Election Polls
14.45-15.00 Edwin Tomy George and Vladik Kreinovich
Why Micro-Funding? Why Small Businesses Are Important?
15.00-15.30 Coffee break
Afternoon session - 2 (15.30-17.00)
15.30-15.45 Behzad Djafari Rouhani
Ergodic Theorems for φ-nonexpansive Sequences in Banach Spaces
15.45-16.00 Behzad Djafari Rouhani and Vahid Mohebbi
Strong convergence of an iterative method for approximating zeros of accretive operators and fixed points of nonexpansive mappings
16.00-16.15 Andrew Pownuk, Iwona Skalna, Fang, Evelyn
Self-organizing Scientific Databases and Related Applications in Automated Development of Online Assignments
16.15-16.30 Dan Du, Khodeza Begum, and Ming-Ying Leung
Assessment of Computational Methods for Predicting RNA Secondary Structures with Pseudoknots
16.30-16.45 Andres Segura, Jose Vega, Ricardo Tabares, Alejandra Carreon, Angel Coronel, Angel Delgado, Mireille Flores, Jonatan Contreras, Sara Gonzalez, Philip Lavretsky, Martine Ceberio
Waterfowl Species Monitoring using Neural Networks
16.45-17.00 Juan Puebla, Vicente Corral Arreola, Edwin Tomy George, Sophia Montenegro, Martine Ceberio
Neural Networks Explanation via Visualization
17.00 General discussion