Pawoumodom Takouda

Pawoumodom Takouda

Chairperson | Associate Professor

Department of Finance and Operations
Management
F-425, Fraser Auditorium Sudbury Campus

Biography

Pawoumodom Matthias Takouda, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Quantitative Methods and Operations Management of the department of Finance and Operations, Faculty of Management at the Laurentian University. He is currently the Chair of the Department. He is a trained mathematician; is a scholar in Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Programming and Optimization, Operations Research, Data Science, Operations and Logistics Management. He is interested in Policy Analysis, Social Science, Engineering and Business Applications. He has extensive knowledge and experience Higher Education Management, Curriculum Management and International Business Accreditation (AACSB, EPAS) systems.


Education

  • Ph. D., Applied Mathematics (Convex Analysis and Numerical Optimization), Paul Sabatier-Tououse III University, Toulouse (France)
  • M. Sc.,  Applied Mathematics (Variational Analysis and Optimization), Paul Sabatier-Tououse III University, Toulouse (France)
  • Graduate Diploma (Maitrise), Mathematics, University of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)
  • B. Sc. (Licence),  Mathematics, University of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

Academic Appointments

At Laurentian University:

  1. Chair, Finance & Operations, Faculty of Management, LU (2018- )

  2. Associate Professor (Tenured), Finance & Operations, Faculty of Management, LU (2016 - )

  3. MBA Coordinator, Faculty of Management, LU (2016 - Dec. 2017)

  4. Sessional Lecturer, Mathematics & Computer Sciences, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Architecture, LU (2012 - )

  5. Assistant Professor (Tenure track), Finance & Operations, Faculty of Management, LU (Jan 2015-2016)

  6. Assistant Professor (Tenure track), Commerce & Administration, Faculty of Management, LU (2014-Dec. 2014)

  7. Assistant Professor (Limited term), Commerce & Administration, Faculty of Management, LU (2011- 2014)

  8. Sessional Lecturer (part time), Commerce & Administration, Faculty of Management, LU (2006-2011)

  9. Assistant Professor (Limited Term), Commerce & Administration, Faculty of Management, LU (2005-2006)


Other Academic Appointments:

At CESAG Business School, Dakar, Sénégal

  1. Enseignant Associé/Adjunct Instructor/Visiting Professor (2017 - )


At Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, Québec:

  1. Professeur Associé/Adjunct Professor, Mathématiques et Génie Industriel, (2017-2018)

Research

Research Topics include

  1. Data Envelopment Analysis in Retail, Mining, Energy and Financial services
  2. Semidefinitie appraoches for Facility and VLSI Layouts
  3. MILP models for Projects Scheduling
  4. Preferences Aggregations
  5. Portfolio Selection and Correlation Matrix calibration
  6. Logistics Management in Retrail
  7. Linear Optimization and applications;
  8. Semidefinite Optimization
  9. Convex Analysis
  10. Numerical Optimization
  11. Applications in Management and Engineering

Awards

Year

Nature of Award/Prize

2019

Nomination for the TOP 10 Research and Innovation Achievement Awards of 2018, Laurentian University.

2018

Best Paper Award of the Production and Operations Management Division at the 2018 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC)

2018

Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing, Expert Systems With Applications, Février 2018

2017

Certificate of Reviewing, Expert Systems With Applications, Octobre 2017.

2016

Honourable Mention Award of the Management Sciences Division at the 2013 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC)

2016

Nomination for the Student Choice Awards of the Center for Academic Excellence of Laurentian University

2015

2013

2013

Best Paper Award of the Management Sciences Division at the 2013 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC)

2012

Certificate of Merit of the Students success center of the Laurentian University

2011

Added to the UQAM postgraduate students Honor Roll

2003

Mention Très Honorable (Very Honorable mention: highest distinction of the university) for my Ph.D. at University Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III, Toulouse, France

1999

Mention Bien, Diplôme d’Études Approfondies (Maîtrise), Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III, Toulouse, France

1998

Major de promotion (Top of the Class) and Mentions Très Bien et Bien for the two certificates of the Maîtrise en mathématiques, University of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso).

1997

Major de promotion (Top of the Class) and Mentions Très Bien, Bien et Bien for the two certificates of the Licence en mathématiques, University of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso).

Only student graduating with the Licence en mathématiques, 1st Session 1997.

1996

Major de promotion (Top of the Class) and Mention Bien for the two years of study of the Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales en mathématiques et sciences physiques, University of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso).




Teaching

Teaching interests include

  1. Business Statistics
  2. Operations Research/Management Sciences
  3. Operations Management
  4. Supply chain management (Logistics)
  5. Management Informations Systems
  6. Calculus
  7. Algebra
  8. Differential Equations


Courses Taught at Laurentian University


Statistiques (Université Laurentienne, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Temiscamingue):

  • STAT-1056/STAT-2066E – Business Statistics (3 cr.) – sur campus et en ligne, 2010, 2017, 2018-2019.
  • STAT-1056/ STAT-2066F – Statistiques pour l’entreprise (3 cr.) - sur campus et en ligne, 2011-2019.
  • COMM-5616E/OPER-5001E - Business Statistics (3 cr.) – en ligne, MBA, 2011, 2018-2020.
  • MBA 8400 - Introduction aux statistiques et à la prise de décision (1,5 cr.) - sur campus, MBA, 2011.
  • MBA 8401 – Statistiques et théorie de la décision (1,5 cr.) - sur campus, MBA, 2011.


Recherche opérationnelle/Sciences de la gestion (University of Waterloo, Université Laurentienne) :

  • MSCI-331 – Operations Research I (3 cr.) – sur campus, 2005.
  • COMM-1057/OPER-2006E – Introduction to management sciences (3 cr.) – sur campus et en ligne, 2006, 2010-2012, 2013, 2017.
  • COMM-1057/OPER-2006F – Introduction aux sciences de la gestion (3 cr.) – sur campus, 2006, 2011-2019.
  • COMM-5606E/COMM-5022E – Management Sciences (3 cr.) – sur campus, 2010, 2016, 2019, 2020.


 Gestions des opérations (Université Laurentienne, CESAG):

  • COMM-2055E – Operations Management I (6 cr.) – en ligne, 2006, 2008-2013.
  • COMM-2055F – Gestion des opérations (6 cr.) – sur campus, 2005-2006.
  • COMM-2056E – Operations Management I (3 cr.) – 3 sections sur campus, premier cycle, 2011, 2015.
  • COMM-2056F – Gestion des opérations I (3 cr.) – sur campus, 2012-2015.
  • COMM-2057E – Operations Management II (3 cr.) – sur campus, 2012, 2014, 2016.
  • COMM-2057F – Gestion des opérations II (3 cr.)  – 5 sections sur campus, premier cycle, 2010, 2013-2016.
  • OPER-3006F – Gestion des opérations (3 cr.)   – sur campus, 2016-2020.
  • OPER-4006F – Analyse des processus et de la capacité (3 cr.) - sur campus, 2017, 2019.
  • COMM-5607E/COMM-5031/OPER-5011 - Operations Management (3 cr.) – sur campus, MBA, 2013- 2017.
  • PGE3-MOL – Management des opérations et de la logistique (MOL) – sur campus, 2018-2020.


 Logistique/gestion intégrée de la chaine d’approvisionnement (Université du Québec à Montréal) :

  • MET-5235 – Logistique (3 cr.)  – sur campus, premier cycle, 2008, 2009.


Systèmes d’Information de gestion (Université Laurentienne):

  • COMM-4147F/OPER-4147F/OPER-2106F – Systèmes d’information de gestion (3 cr.)  – sur campus, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2019

Recherche en gestion (Université Laurentienne):

  • COMM-6905E/OPER-5905E – Research (6 cr.) - sur campus, 2014, 2017.


 Mathématiques (Université Laurentienne, Ecole polytechnique de Montréal):

  • MATH-1911E – Finite mathematics (3 cr.) – sur campus, premier cycle, 2011.
  • MATH 1912E – Elementary Calculus (3 cr.) – sur campus, premier cycle, 2011, 2012.
  • MATH-1036F – Calcul I (3 cr.) - sur campus, premier cycle, 2013.
  • MATH-1037F – Calcul II (3 cr.) - sur campus, premier cycle, 2014.
  • MATH-1057E – Linear Algebra (3 cr.) – sur campus, premier cycle, 2011, 2016.
  • MATH-1057F – Algèbre Linéaire (3 cr.) – sur campus, premier cycle, 2013.
  • MATH-2066F – Equations Différentielles – sur campus, premier cycle, 2011.
  • MTH-8408 – Méthodes d’optimisation et contrôle optimal, sur campus, 2018.


Publications

Articles (in refereed journals):

Note that the information in brackets [ ] indicate to which quality list the journal belongs.

  1. M. Dia, P.L. Takouda, A. Golmohammadi (2020). Assessing the Performance of Canadian Credit Unions Using a Three-Stage Network Bootsrap DEA. Accepted for publication in Annals of Operations Research (ANOR). [ABDC’2019 – “A”], [CNRS’2018 – “2”], [FNEGE’2019 – “2”]
  2. M. Dia, A. Golmohammadi, P.L. Takouda (2020). Relative Efficiency of Canadian Banks: A Three-Stage Network Bootstrap DEA. Accepted for publication in Journal of Risk and Financial Management (JFRM). [ABDC’2019 – “B”].
  3. Golmohammadi, A., Tajbakhsh, A., Dia, M., & Takouda, P. M. (2019). Effect of timing on reliability improvement and ordering decisions in a decentralized assembly system. Annals of Operations Research, 1-34. [ABDC’2019 – “A”], [CNRS’2018 – “2”], [FNEGE’2019 – “A”]
  4. Dia, M., Abukari, K., Takouda, P. M., & Assaidi, A. (2019). Relative efficiency measurement of Canadian mining companies. International Journal of Applied Management Science, 11(3), 224-242. [ABDC’2016 – “C”]
  5. Takouda, P. M., & Dia, M. (2019). An empirical study of the performance of Canadian-owned chains of retail stores. International Journal of Services and Operations Management, 33(4), 512-528. [ABDC’2016 – “C”].
  6. Dia, M., Takouda, P. M., & Golmohammadi, A. (2018). Efficiency measurement of Canadian oil and gas companies. International Journal of Operational Research (Forthcoming). [ABDC’2016 – “C”].
  7. P.L. Takouda, M. Dia (2016). Relative efficiency of Canadian Chains of Hardware Retail Stores. International Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 27, Issue 1-2, 2016. [ABDC’2016 – “C”].
  8. Almaatani, D., Boudjellaba, H., Gningue, Y., Takouda, P. M., Zhu, H. (2016).  Improving the NNA for the Travelling Salesman Problem using the MVM. International Journal of Latest Research in Science and Technology, vol. 5, Issue 2, p. 106-109, March-April 2016.
  9.  S. Albert, P.L. Takouda, Y. Robichaud, R. Haq (2013). Building a self-directed process for the development of internationally-trained professional profiles in Canada. Journal of International Migration and Integration,Vol. 14, Issue 4, 671-688, Novembre 2013. [ABDC’2019 – “C”].
  10. P.L. Takouda (2005). Un problème d’approximation matricielle  : quelle est la matrice bistochastique la plus proche d’une matrice donnée?  RAIRO Recherche Opérationnelle, volume 39, p 35 - 54, 2005. [CNRS’2018 – “3”].
  11. P.L. Takouda (2003). Résolution d’un problème d’agrégation de préférences en approximant par des matrices bistochastiques, Mathématiques et Sciences Humaines, "Recherche opérationnelle et aide à la décision", 41e année, numéro 161, p. 77 - 97, 2003. [CNRS’2018 – “4”].


Chapters in Academic Books:

  1. P. M. Takouda (2019). La gestion des opérations : Un outil pour analyser la problématique du sous-développement. In Développement et sous-développement en Afrique. Théories – concepts – indicateurs sous la direction de M. Soumahoro.  Éditions Fer de lance, Sudbury, On.
  2. D. Almataani, S. Diagne, Y. Gningue, P.L. Takouda (2015).  Solving the Transportation Problem using the Modified Vogel Method. In Interdisciplinary Topics in Applied Mathematics, Modeling and Computational Science, Cojocaru, M., Kotsireas, I.S., Makarov, R., Melnik, R., Shodiev, H. (Eds.), Springer.
  3. Crainic T.G., Marcotte S., Rei W., Takouda P.L. (2013). Proactive Order Consolidation in Global Sourcing, Handbook of Global Logistics - Transportation in International Supply Chains, J. H. Bookbinder (Ed.), 501– 530, Springer.


Books Edited: (Symposium proceedings, periodicals, etc.)

  1. Takouda, P.L. (ed.) (2015). Actes de la Division Recherche Opérationnelle de la Conférence Annuelle de l’Association des Sciences administratives du Canada, Halifax, NS.
  2. Takouda, P.L. (ed.) (2014). Actes de la Division Recherche Opérationnelle de la Conférence Annuelle de l’Association des Sciences administratives du Canada, Muskoka, On, Vol. 35, No. 2, 120 pages.


Refereed Conferences proceedings papers

  1. A. Ouattara, P.L. Takouda, M. Dia (2019). Proposition d'un indice agrégé d'inclusion financière en contexte UEMOA. Actes des 1eres Journees de Recherche sur l’Inclusion financiere (JRI), CESAG, Dakar, Senegal, 20-21 Novembre 2019.
  2. M. Dia, A. Golmohammadi, P.L. Takouda, (2019). Performance Evaluation of Canadian Banks with a Three-Stage Network Bootsrap DEA Approach. Actes de la conférence 2019 de l’Association des Sciences Administratives du Canada (ASAC), 24 – 27 Mai 2019.
  3. A. Golmohammadi, A. Tajbakhsh, M. Dia, P.M. Takouda (2018). Reliability Effort Management in a Decentralized Assembly System. Actes de la conférence 2018 de l’Association des Sciences Administratives du Canada (ASAC), 27 – 29 Mai 2018. This paper obtained the Best Paper Award of the Producton and Operations Management Division at the 2083 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC).
  4. D. Almataani, S. Diagne, E.M. Diop, Y. Gningue, P.L. Takouda (2014). Reduction of Transshipment Problems into Smaller Transportation problems using Minimum Cost Paths. Actes de la conférence 2014 de l’Association des Sciences Administratives du Canada (ASAC), 10-13 Mai 2014.
  5. D. Almaatani, S. Diagne, Y. Gningue, P.L. Takouda (2014). Solving Unbalanced Transportation Problems using the Modified Vogel Method. Actes de la conférence 2014 de l’Association des Sciences Administratives du Canada (ASAC), 10-13 Mai 2014.
  6. M. Dia, P.L. Takouda (2013). Efficacité technique dans le commerce de détail de canadien de produits de quincaillerie. Actes de la conférence 2013 de l’Association des Sciences Administratives du Canada (ASAC), 8-11 June, 2013.This paper obtained the Best Paper Award of the Management Sciences Division at the 2013 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC).
  7. P.L. Takouda, M. Dia (2013). Benchmarking Chains of Hardware Retail Stores in Canada. Proceedings of The 5th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization (ICMSAO), ICSMAO’13, 28-30 April 2013.
  8. S. Albert, P.L. Takouda, Y. Robichaud, R. Haq (2012). Building a self-directed process for the development of internationally-trained professional profiles in Canada. Proceedings of the CAAA Conference, Charlottetown, P.E.I., May 31-June 3, 2012.
  9. P.L. Takouda, M.F. Anjos, A. Vannelli (2005). Global Lower Bounds for the VLSI Macrocell Floorplanning Problem using Semidefinite Optimization. Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop System-on-Chip for Real-Time Applications (IWSOC), pp 275-280, 2005. 


Refereed Conferences proceedings Extended Abstract/Abstracts

  1. A. Golmohammadi, A. Tajbakhsh, M. Dia, P.M. Takouda (2018). Aligning Reliability Improvement Strategies in an Assembly System. Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference of the African Federation of Operational Research Societies (AFROS 2018), Tunis, Tunisia, July 2nd - 4th, 2018.
  2. Dia, M., P. M. Takouda, A. Golmohammadi (2018).  Benchmarking Canadian Oil and Gas Companies. Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference of the African Federation of Operational Research Societies (AFROS 2018), Tunis, Tunisia, July 2nd - 4th, 2018.
  3. Dia, M., P. M. Takouda, A. Golmohammadi (2018).  Benchmarking Canadian Oil and Gas Companies. Actes de la conférence 2018 de l’Association des Sciences Administratives du Canada (ASAC), 27 – 29 Mai 2018.
  4. Takouda, P.M., M. Dia, K. Abukari, P.M. and A. Assaidi (2017). DEA in the Canadian Mining Industry: A Case Study. Proceedings of the 21st Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (Quebec, QC, Canada), July 17-21, 2017.
  5. Takouda, P. M., M. Anjos (2017). An improved mixed integer semidefinite optimization model for the unequal-areas facility layout problem. Proceedings of the 15th EUROPT Workshop on Advances in Continuous Optimization, Montreal, Quebec, July 12-14, 2017.
  6. Dia, M., Abukari, K., Takouda, P.M. and Assaidi, A. (2017). Relative Efficiency Measurement of Canadian Mining Companies. Proceedings of the ASAC 2017 Conference (Montreal (Quebec, Canada), May29 - June 1, 2017).
  7. Takouda, P. L. (2016). On the Doubly Stochastic Matrix Completion Problem. Proceedings of the 2016 Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) Winter Meeting, Niagara Falls, December 2-5, 2016.
  8. Takouda, P. L., Dia, M. (2016). Efficiency Measurement In The Canadian Retail Industry During The Period 2000-2014. Proceedings of the 58th Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS) Annual Conference, Banff, AB, May 30th-June 1st, 2016.
  9. Takouda, P. L., Dia, M. (2016). Performance de chaînes canadiennes de commerce de détail: une étude empirique. Proceedings of the 2016 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), Edmonton, AB, June 4-6, 2016. This paper obtained the Honourable Mention  Award of the Management Sciences Division at the 2013 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC).
  10. O. Koné, P. L. Takouda, K. H. Edi (2015).  Supported and non-supported solutions for the multi-objective RCPSP. Proceedings of CORS/INFORMS 2015 Joint International Meeting, Montreal, QC, June 14-17, 2015.
  11. D. Almaatani, Y. Gningue, P.L. Takouda, H. Zhu (2015). Improving the NNA for the Travelling Salesman Problem using a Modified Vogel Method. Proceedings of The International Interdisciplinary Conference on Applied Mathematics, Modeling and Computational Science (AMMCS-2015), Waterloo, ON, Canada, June 7-12, 2015.
  12. M. Dia, P. L. Takouda (2015). Impacts of the Subprime Crisis on the Retailing Industry: An Assessment via DEA. Proceedings of CORS/INFORMS 2015 Joint International Meeting, Montreal, QC, June 14-17, 2015.
  13. O. Koné, P. L. Takouda, K. H. Edi (2015).  Modèles PLNE pour l’ordonnancement de projets multicritère. Proceedings of the 2015 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), June 13-16, 2015.
  14. D. Almaatani, S. Diagne, Y. Gningue, P.L. Takouda (2014). The Modified Vogel Method applied to Unbalanced Transportation Problem. Actes des Journées de l’optimisation 2014, HEC Montréal, Montréal, 5-7 mai, 2014.
  15. O. Koné, P. M. Takouda, K.H. Edi (2014). On/Off Event Based Model for the Mutli-Objective RCPSP with Budget Optimization. Actes des Journées de l’optimisation 2014, HEC Montréal, Montréal, 5-7 mai, 2014.
  16. D. Almataani, S. Diagne, E.M. Diop, Y. Gningue, P.L. Takouda (2014). A Two-Phase Approach Based on Floyd’s Algorithm for the Transshipment Problem. Actes des Journées de l’optimisation 2014, HEC Montréal, Montréal, 5-7 mai, 2014.
  17. Y. Gingue, D. Almaatani, S. Diagne, P.L. Takouda (2013). New approach for solving the Assignment Problem. Proceedings of The International Interdisciplinary Conference on Applied Mathematics, Modeling and Computational Science (AMMCS-2013), Waterloo, ON, Canada, August 26-30, 2013.
  18. Y. Gingue, D. Almaatani, S. Diagne, P.L. Takouda (2013). Solving the simple Transportation Problem by using the modified Vogel Approximation method.  Proceedings of The International Interdisciplinary Conference on Applied Mathematics, Modeling and Computational Science (AMMCS-2013), Waterloo, ON, Canada, August 26-30, 2013.
  19. Y. Gingue, D.Almaatani, S. Diagne, P.L. Takouda (2013).Validation de la Méthode de Vogel Modifiée pour la Resolution du Probleme d’Affectation lineaire. Proceedings of Optimization Days 2013. HEC Montréal, Montréal, 6-8 may 2013. With Y. Gningue, D. Almataani, S. Diagne.
  20. Y. Gingue, D.Almaatani, S. Diagne, P.L. Takouda (2013). Methode de Vogel modifiée pour la resolution des problemes de transport simple. Proceedings of Optimization Days 2013. HEC Montréal, Montréal, 6-8 may 2013.
  21. P.L. Takouda, M. Dia (2013). Benchmarking Chains of Hardware Retail Stores in Canada. Proceedings of The 5th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization (ICMSAO), ICSMAO’13, 28-30 April 2013.
  22. P.L. Takouda, O. Koné (2012). Event based formulations for the multiobjective resource-constrained project scheduling problems. Actes du Congrès conjoint SCRO/MOPGP 2012. University of Waterloo, Niagara Falls, ON, 11-13 juin, 2012.
  23. P.L. Takouda, T.G. Cranic, W. Rei , S. Marcotte (2009). Consolidation proactive de commandes. Actes des Journées de l’Optimisation 2009. HEC Montréal, Montréal, 4-6 mai 2009.
  24.  S. Marcotte, T.G. Cranic, W. Rei, P.L. Takouda (2008). Procurement Order Consolidation via Bin Packing. Proceedings of the INFORMS Annual Meeting, Washington 2008, 12-15 Octobre 2008.
  25.  P.L. Takouda, T.G. Cranic, W. Rei , S. Marcotte (2008). Procurement Order Consolidation via Bin Packing. Proceedings of Modeling and Optimization : Theory and Applications 2008-MOPTA 08-A MITACS conference. Université de Guelph, Guelph, ON, 18-20 Août 2008.
  26. P.L. Takouda, T.G. Cranic, W. Rei , S. Marcotte,(2008). Order Consolidation for Global Sourcing. Actes du Congrès conjoint SCRO/Journées de l’Optimisation 2008. Université Laval, Québec, Qc, 12 au 14 mai 2008.
  27.  M. Béliveau, T.G. Crainic, S. Marcotte, P.L.Takouda (2008). Order Consolidation : A Case Study in the Retail Industry. Actes du Congrès conjoint SCRO/Journées de l’Optimisation 2008. Université Laval, Québec, Qc, 12 au 14 mai 2008.
  28.  P.L. Takouda, T.G. Cranic, W. Rei , S. Marcotte. (2008). Bin packing et Consolidation. Actes de ROADEF 08 : 9è Congrès de la Société Francaise de Recherche Opérationnelle et Aide à la Décision (ROADEF), 25, 26 et 27 février 2008, Clermont-Ferrand, France.
  29. P.L. Takouda, M. Anjos, A. Vannelli (2005). Global Bounds for Macrocell Floorplanning using Semidefinite Programming. Proceedings of  the Franco-Canadian Workshop on Combinatorial Algorithms, Université Mc Master, Hamilton, ON, 18-20 Août, 2005.
  30. P.L. Takouda, M. Anjos, A. Vannelli (2005). Global Bounds for Macrocell Floorplanning using Semidefinite Programming. Proceedings of the 2005 SIAM Conference on Optimization, Stockholm, Suède, 15-19 Mai, 2005.
  31. P.L. Takouda (2003). Une approche par optimisation sous contraintes de semi-définie positivité pour le problème d’approximation par matrices de corrélation. Actes des 11e Journées du Groupe MODE, Pau, France. Mars 2003.
  32. P.L. Takouda, M. Anjos, N.J. Higham, H. Wolkowicz (2003). Une approche par optimisation sous contraintes de semi-définie positivité pour le problème d’approximation par matrices de corrélation. Actes de ROADEF 03 : 5è Journées Nationales de la ROADEF, Avignon, France. Février 2003.
  33. P.L. Takouda, M. Mongeau (2002). Une méthode de projections alternées pour un problème d’agrégation de préférences. Actes de ROADEF 02 : 4è Journées Nationales de la ROADEF, Télécom Paris, France. Février 2002.
  34. P.L. Takouda (2001). Problème d’approximation matricielle par des matrices bistochastiques. Actes de SMAI 2001 : 1er Congrès National de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles, Pompadour, France. Mai-Juin 2001.