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PhD thesis

Optimization of Perron eigenvectors and applications: from web ranking to chronotherapeutics, 17 September 2012, Ecole Polytechnique, France. Jury: Marianne Akian (co-supervisor), Konstantin Avratchenkov (reviewer), Mustapha Bouhtou (co-supervisor), Jean Clairambault (president of the jury), Michel De Lara (examiner), Stephane Gaubert (supervisor), Roberto Tempo (examiner) and Paul Van Dooren (reviewer). Slides

Papers

Ergodic Control and Polyhedral approaches to PageRank Optimization, Olivier Fercoq, Marianne Akian, Mustapha Bouhtou and Stéphane Gaubert, accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Automatic and Control, 2012.

Optimisation of Cancer Drug Treatments Using Cell Population Dynamics, Frédérique Billy, Jean Clairambault and Olivier Fercoq, pp.257-299 in: Mathematical Methods and Models in Biomedicine, edited by U. Ledzewicz, H. Schättler, A. Friedman and E. Kashdan, in press, 2012

Synchronisation and control of proliferation in cycling cell population models with age structure, F. Billy, J. Clairambault, O. Fercoq, S. Gaubert, T. Lepoutre, T. Ouillon and S. Saito, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, in press, 2012, doi:10.1016/j.matcom.2012.03.005

Proliferation in Cell Population Models with Age Structure, F. Billy, J. Clairambault, O. Fercoq, S. Gaubert, T. Lepoutre and T. Ouillon, Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics ICNAAM 2011, AIP Conf. Proc. 1389, 1212-1215

Preprints

arXiv:1205.6727: Convergence of Tomlin's HOTS algorithm, Olivier Fercoq

arXiv:1203.1457: PageRank optimization applied to spam detection, Olivier Fercoq.

arXiv:1111.2234: Perron vector optimization applied to search engines, Olivier Fercoq.

Talks in conferences and seminars

Polyhedral and ergodic control approaches to PageRank optimization and spam detection, 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Berlin, August 19-24 2012. Slides

Synchronisation and control of proliferation in cycling cell population models with age structure, 3rd International Conference on Engineering Optimization, Rio de Janeiro, July 1-5, 2012

Optimization of the HOTS score of a website's pages, SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra, Valencia, June 18-22, 2012. Slides

Convergence of Tomlin's HOTS algorithm and optimization of web ranking, seminar of the research group on Large Graphs and Networks at Université Catholique de Louvain, February 10, 2012

Optimisation du vecteur de Perron appliquée aux moteurs de recherche, 7th Optimeo day in Versailles, June 7, 2011.

Perron vector Optimization applied to search engines, talk at IMACS10 conference (10th IMACS International Symposium on Iterative Methods in Scientific Computing) in Marrakech, Mai 18th, 2011. Slides

PageRank Optimization through Constrained Ergodic Control, talk at SIAM annual meeting 2010 in Pittsburgh, July 14th 2010. Slides

PageRank Optimization through Constrained Ergodic Control, Orange Labs SODA seminar (11th Seminar on Operations research and Decision-mAking Engineering) in Sophia Antipolis, June 8, 2010