Faculty Publications - Laurent El Ghaoui


  • L. El Ghaoui and S. Niculescu, Eds., Advances in Linear Matrix Inequality Methods in Control, Advances in Design and Control, Philadelphia, PA: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 2000.
  • S. Boyd, L. El Ghaoui, E. Feron, and V. Balakrishnan, Linear Matrix Inequalities in System and Control Theory, SIAM Studies in Applied Mathematics, Vol. 15, Philadelphia, PA: SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics), 1994.

Book chapters or sections

  • A. d'Aspremont, L. El Ghaoui, M. Jordan, and G. R. G. Lanckriet, "A direct formulation for sparse PCA using semidefinite programming," in Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 17: Proc. 18th Annual Conf. (NIPS 2004), L. K. Saul, Y. Weiss, and L. Bottou, Eds., Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, Vol. 17, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005, pp. 41-48.
  • G. R. G. Lanckriet, L. El Ghaoui, and M. Jordan, "Robust novelty detection with single-class MPM," in Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems: Proc. 16th Annual Conf. (NIPS 2002), S. Becker, S. Thrun, and K. Obermayer, Eds., Vol. 15, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003, pp. 929-936.

Articles in journals or magazines

Articles in conference proceedings

Technical Reports



  • L. El Ghaoui and G. Natsoulis, "Apparatus and method for classifying multi-dimensional biological data," U.S. Patent Application. Aug. 2004.

Masters Reports


  • G. Negiar, G. Dresdner, A. Y. Tsai, L. El Ghaoui, F. Locatello, and F. Pedregosa, "Stochastic Frank-Wolfe for Constrained Finite-Sum Minimization," 2020.