 “Least squares regularized or constrained by L0: relationship between their global minimizers” – invited speaker – SIAM Minisymposium on Trends in the Mathematics of Signal Processing and Imaging – Joint Mathematics Meetings 2016, Seattle (abstract) (slides)
 “Image reconstruction from linear attenuating operators” – invited talk – Image restoration: new algorithms and new applications  Part II of III, The 8th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 15) (slides)
 “Inverse Modelling in Inverse Problems using Optimization” –Tutorial 5 hrs, Summer School 2014: Inverse Problems and Image Processing, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, Old yard, 1417 July, Beijing,China: (abstract) (lectures)
 "Non Convex Minimization using Convex Relaxation. Some Hints to Formulate Equivalent Convex Energies", (minitutorial) in
 "Graph Cut, Convex Relaxation and Continuous Maxflow Problems" with E. Bae and X.C. Tai, SIAM Conf. on Imaging Science, Hong Kong 2014
 “Fast Hue and Range Preserving Histogram Specification: Theory and New Algorithms for Color Image Enhancement” – Invited Speaker – Optimization in Image Processing, University of Macau 2014 (slides)
 Inverse Modelling using Optimization” – 3 Tutorials, IPAM Graduate Summer School: Computer Vision, UCLA, Los Angeles, July 2013: abstract, Part I Part II Part III
 “ℓ1  Concave versus ℓ1 – TV energies: Questions and challenges”, Invited Speaker, “Convex Relaxation Methods for Geometric Problems in Scientific Computing", Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), UCLA, Los Angeles, February 2013 (slides)
 “ℓ1 Data Fidelity with Concave Regularization: Challenges”, Invited Speaker, International Conference on Imaging Science 2012 (in honor of Professor Stanley Osher at his 70th birthday), December 2012, Hong Kong (slides)
 “MATHEMAICS IN IMAGING (Inverse modelling to solve imaging tasks using optimization)”, Plenary Talk, Annual Meeting of the German Mathematical Society (DMV) 2012 (abstract) (slides)
 “Fast dejittering for digital video images using local nonsmooth and nonconvex functionals”, Imaging with Modulated/Incomplete Data (SFB Workshop), July 2010, Graz Austria (slides)
 “Qualitative features of the minimizers of energies and implications on modelling”, Invited Plenary Speaker, SIAM Conference on Imaging Science 2008 (abstract) (slides)
 “Average performance of the sparsest approximation in terms of an orthogonal basis”, Invited Speaker, Rencontre: Approximation, modélisation géométrique et applications, Lumini 2008 (slides)
 “Average performance of the sparsest approximation using a general dictionary”, Mathematical and Algorithmical Challenges for Modeling and Analyzing Modern Data Sets, 2125 April 2008 HKBU  Hong Kong (slides)
 "What Energy to Minimize?" – tutorial – EUSIPCO 2007 (slides)
 "Counterexamples for Bayesian MAP restoration", Variational and PDE Level Set Methods, September 1st  3rd, 2006, Obergurgl, Austria (slides)
 "Recovery of edges in signals and images by minimizing nonconvex regularized leastsquares" Mathematical Image Analysis and Processing, Banff Research Station, Octobre 2004 (slides)
 [49] P. Arias and M. Nikolova, “Below the Surface of the NonLocal Bayesian Image Denoising Method”, ScaleSpace and Variational Methods in Computer Vision. Lecture Notes in Computer Science10302, Springer, 2017, pp. 208220 (pdf)
 [48] J. Fehrenbach, M. Nikolova, G. Steidl, and P. Weiss, ”Bilevel Image Denoising using Gaussianity tests”. in J.F. Aujol, M. Nikolova, N. Papadakis (Eds.) : ScaleSpace and Variational Methods in Computer Vision. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9087, Springer, Berlin, 2015, pp. 117–128.
 [47] J. H. Fitschen, M. Nikolova, F. Pierre, and G. Steidl, ”A Variational Model for Color Assignment”, in J.F. Aujol, M. Nikolova, N. Papadakis (Eds.) : ScaleSpace and Variational Methods in Computer Vision. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9087, Springer, Berlin, 2015, pp. 437–448.
 [46] M. Nikolova, "A fast algorithm for exact histogram specification. Simple extension to colour images", Scale Space and Variational Methods in Computer Vision, June 2013 (pdf).
 [45] M. Nikolova, "Either fit to data entries or to locally to prior: the minimizers of energies with nonsmooth nonconvex data fidelity and regularization ", Scale Space and Variational Methods in Computer Vision, June 2011.
 [44] M. Nikolova, "Should we search for a global minimizer of least squares regularized with an ℓ_{0} penalty to get the exact solution of an under determined linear system?", Scale Space and Variational Methods in Computer Vision, June 2011.
 [43] R. Chan, M. Nikolova and Y.W. Wen, "A variational approach for exact histogram specification ", Scale Space and Variational Methods in Computer Vision, June 2011.
 [42] M. Nikolova, "Fast dejittering for digital video images ", Scale Space and Variational Methods in Computer Vision, Eds. X.C. Tai, K. Morken, M. Lysaker, K.A. Lie, LNCS 5567, Springer, pp. 439451, 2009. (pdf)
 [41] Durand S., J. Fadili and M. Nikolova, "Multiplicative noise clearing via a variational method involving curvelet coefficients ", Scale Space and Variational Methods in Computer Vision, Eds. X.C. Tai, K. Morken, M. Lysaker, K.A. Lie, LNCS 5567, Springer, pp. 282294,, 2009. (pdf)
 [40] F. Malgouyres. and M. Nikolova, "Average performance of the sparsest approximation in a dictionary ", Int. Workshop SPARS’09, April 2009. (pdf)
 [39] M. Nikolova, "Bounds on the minimizers of (nonconvex) regularized leastsquares", Scale Space and Variational Methods in Computer Vision, Springer – Lecture notes in Computer science LNCS 4485, ed. F. Sgallary, A. Murli, N. Paragios, 2007, pp. 496507.
 [38] M. Nikolova, "Counterexamples for Bayesian MAP restoration", Scale Space and Variational Methods in Computer Vision, Springer – Lecture notes in Computer science LNCS 4485, ed. F. Sgallary, A. Murli, N. Paragios, 2007, pp. 140152.
 [37] M. Nikolova, "Restoration of edges by minimizing nonconvex costfunctions", IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), vol. II, pp. 786789, Sept. 2005.
 [36] T Chan T., S. Esedoglu and M. Nikolova, "Finding the Global Minimum for Binary Image Restoration", IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), vol. I, pp. 121124, Sept. 2005.
 [35] R. H. Chan, C. Ho, C.W. Leung and M. Nikolova, "Minimization of detailpreserving regularization functional by Newton’s method with continuation”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), vol. 1, pp. 125128, Sept. 2005.
 [34] Fu H., M. Ng, M. Nikolova, J. L. Barlow, W.K. Ching, "Fast algorithms for ℓ_{1} norm/mixed ℓ_{1} and ℓ_{2} norms for image restoration”. ICCSA, vol. 4, pp. 843851, 2005.
 [33] Durand S. and M. Nikolova, "Restoration of wavelet coefficients by minimizing a specially designed objective function'', IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer Vision / Workshop on Variational and LevelSet Methods, vol. 2, pp. 145152, Oct. 2003. (pdf)
 [32] M. Nikolova, ``Minimization of costfunctions with nonsmooth datafidelity terms to clean impulsive noise'', Int. workshop on Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, SpringerVerlag, pp. 391406, 2003.
 [31] Kornprobst, P., R. Peeters, M. Nikolova, R. Deriche, M. Ng and P. Van Hecke. ``A superresolution framework for fMRI sequences and its impact on resulting activation maps'', Medical Image Computing and ComputerAssisted Intervention (MICCAI), LNCS 2879, pp. 117127, 2003. (pdf)
 [30] M. Nikolova, ``Efficient removing of impulsive noise based on an ℓ_{1}ℓ_{2} costfunction'', IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), vol. 1, pp. 1417, Sep. 2003. (pdf)
 [29] Deriche, R., P. Kornprobst, M. Nikolova and Michael Ng. ``Halfquadratic regularization for MRI image restoration'', IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), vol. VI, pp. 585588, 2003.
 [28] S. Zinger, M. Nikolova, M. Roux and H. Maitre, ``Rééchantillonnage de données 3D laser aéroporté en milieu urbain'', Congrès Vision par Ordinateeur ORASIS, pp. 7582, Mai 2003.
 [27] M. Nikolova and M. Ng, ``Comparison of the main forms of halfquadratic regularization'', IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing(ICIP), vol. 1, pp. 349352, Oct. 2002.
 [26] S. Zinger, M. Nikolova, M. Roux and H. Maitre, ``3D resampling for airborne laser data of urban areas'', Proceedings of ISPRS, vol. XXXIV, n. 3A, pp. 418423, 2002.
 [25] M. Nikolova. ``Image restoration by minimizing objective functions with nonsmooth datafidelity terms'', IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer Vision / Workshop on Variational and LevelSet Methods, pp. 1118, Jul. 2001.
 [24] S. Durand and M. Nikolova, ``Stability of image restoration by minimizing regularized objective functions'', IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer Vision / Workshop on Variational and LevelSet Methods, pp. 7380, Jul. 2001.
 [23] M. Nikolova, ``Smoothing of outliers in image restoration by minimizing regularized objective functions with nonsmooth datafidelity terms'', IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), vol. 1, pp. 233236n Oct. 2001.
 [22] M. Nikolova and M. Ng, ``Fast image reconstruction algorithms combining halfquadratic regularization and preconditioning'', IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, vol. 1, pp. 277280, Oct. 2001.
 [21] M. Nikolova and A. Hero III, ``Segmentation of a road from a vehiclemounted imaging radar and accuracy of the estimation'', Proc. of IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, pp. 284289, Oct. 2000.
 [20] F. Alberge, P. Duhamel and M. Nikolova, ``Low cost adaptive algorithm for blind channel identification and symbol estimation'', EUSIPCO (Finland), pp. 15491552, Sept. 2000. (pdf)
 [19] F. Roullot, A. Herment, I. Bloch, M. Nikolova and E. Mousseaux, ``Regularized reconstruction of 3D highresolution magnetic resonance images from acquisitions of anisotropically degraded resolutions'', 15^{th} Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition, vol. 3, pp. 346349, 2000.
 [18] F. Roullot, A. Herment, I. Bloch, M. Nikolova and E. Mousseaux, ``Reconstruction regularise d’images de resonance magnétique 3D de haute resolution à partir d’acquisitions anisotropes'', RFIA (Paris, France), vol. II, pp. 5968, 2000.
 [17] M. Nikolova, ``Assumed and effective priors in Bayesian MAP estimation'', IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing(ICASSP), Jun. 2000, vol. 1, pp. 305308. (pdf)
 [16] F. Alberge, M. Nikolova and P. Duhamel, ``Adaptive Deterministic Maximum Likelihood using a quasidiscrete prior'', IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Jun. 2000.
 [15] M. Nikolova, ``Locally homogeneous images as minimizers of an objective function'', IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, Oct. 1999, vol.2, pp. 1115, invited paper.
 [14] M. Nikolova, ``Local continuity and thresholding using truncated quadratic regularization'', IEEE Workshop on Higher Order Statistics, pp. 277280, June 1999.
 [13] M. Nikolova and A. Hero III, ``Noisy word recognition using denoising and moment matrix discriminants'', IEEE Workshop on Higher Order Statistics, June 1999.
 [12] F. Alberge, P. Duhamel and M. Nikolova, ``Blind identification / equalization using deterministic maximum likelihood and a partial information on the input'', IEEE Workshop on Sig. Proc. Advances in Wireless Communications, May 1999.
 [11] M. Nikolova, ``Estimation of binary images using convex criteria'', Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), Oct. 1998. (pdf)
 [10] M. Nikolova and A. Hero III, ``Segmentation of road edges from a vehiclemounted imaging radar'', Proc. of IEEE Stat. Signal and Array Proc., Sept. 1998. (pdf)
 [9] M. Nikolova, ``Estimation of signals containing strongly homogeneous zones'', Proc. of IEEE Stat. Signal and Array Proc., Sept. 1998.
 [8] M. Nikolova, ``Reconstruction of locally homogeneous images'', European Signal Proc. Conf., Sept. 1998.
 [7] M. Nikolova, ``Regularisation functions and estimators'', Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), Nov. 1996, pp. 457460.
 [6] M. Nikolova, ``Non convex regularization and the recovery of edges'', Proc. IEEE Workshop on Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing., Greece, June. 1995, pp. 10421045.
 [5] M. Nikolova, ``Parameter selection for a Markovian signal reconstruction with edge detection'', Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust. Speech Signal Process., Detroit, Apr. 1995, pp. 18041807. (pdf)
 [4] M. Nikolova, ``Markovian reconstruction in computed imaging and Fourier synthesis'', IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), Nov. 1994, pp. 690694.
 [3] M. Nikolova and A. MohammadDjafari, ``Discontinuity reconstruction from linear attenuating operators using the weakstring model'', European Signal Proc. Conf. (EUSIPCO), Sept. 1994, pp. 10621065. (pdf)
 [2] M. Nikolova, A. MohammadDjafari and J. Idier, ``Inversion of largesupport illconditionned linear operators using a Markov model with a line process'', Proc. IEEE Int. . Acoust. Speech Signal Process. (ICASSP), Adelaide, Apr. 1994, vol. V, pp. 357360.
 [1] M. Nikolova and A. MohammadDjafari, ``Maximum entropy image reconstruction in eddy current tomography'', pp. 273–278, in Proc. of the 12th Int. MaxEntWorkshop, Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods, 1992.
 [50] D.C. Soncco, C. Barbanson, M. Nikolova, A. Almansa, and Y. Ferrec, “Fast and Accurate Multiplicative Decomposition for Fringe Removal in Interferometric Images”, IEEE Trans. Computational Imaging, Jun., 2017, vol. 3, issue 2, pp. 187 – 201, doi 10.1109/TCI.2017.2678279(pdf)
 [49] X. Cai, R. Chan, M. Nikolova, and T. Zeng, “A Threestage Approach for Segmenting Degraded Color Images: Smoothing, Lifting and Thresholding (SLaT)”, Journal of Scientific Computing, 2017, doi 10.1007/s1091501704022 (pdf)
 [48] F. Laus, M. Nikolova, J. Persch, and G. Steidl, “A nonlocal denoising algorithm for manifoldvalued images using second order statistics”, SIAM Journal on Imaging Science, vol. 10, issue 1, (2017), pp. 416–448
 [47] J.F. Aujol, M. Nikolova, and N. Papadakis, “Guest Editorial: ScaleSpace and Variational Methods”, J Math Imaging Vis (2016) 56:173–174.
 [46] M. Nikolova, "Relationship between the optimal solutions of least squares regularized with L0norm and constrained by ksparsity", Appl. Comput. Harmon. Anal., vol. 41, issue 1, July 2016, pp. 237  265 (pdf)

 [45] X. Cai, J.H. Fitschen, M. Nikolova, G. Steidl and M. Storath, "Disparity and Optical Flow Partitioning Using Extended Potts Priors", Information and Inference : A Journal of the IMA, vol 4, issue 1, March 2015, pp. 4362 (pdf)

 [44] R. Chan, HX. Liang, S.Wei, M. Nikolova and XC. Tai, "Highorder Total Variation Regularization Approach for Axially Symmetric Object Tomography from a Single Radiograph", Inverse Problems and Imaging, vol. 9, n. 1, 2015 (pdf)

 [43] M. Nikolova and G. Steidl, "Fast ordering algorithm for exact histogram specification", IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, Dec. 2014, vol. 23, n. 12, pp. 52745283 (pdf)

 [42] M. Nikolova and G. Steidl, "Fast Hue and Range Preserving Histogram Specification: Theory and New Algorithms for Color Image", IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, Sep. 2014, vol. 23, n. 9, pp. 40874100 (pdf)
 [41] M. Nikolova, "Description of the minimizers of least squares regularized with ℓ0 norm. Uniqueness of the global minimizer", SIAM J. on Imaging Sciences, 2013, vol. 6, n. 2, pp. 904937 (pdf)
 [40] F. Bauss, M. Nikolova and G. Steidl, " Fully smoothed ℓ 1 TV models: Bounds for the minimizers and parameter choice ", Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, online Feb 2013 (pdf)
 [39] M. Nikolova, YW. Wen and R. Chan, "Exact Histogram Specifcation for Digital Images Using a Variational Approach", online November 2012, Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, 2013, vol. 46, n. 3, pp. 309325 (pdf)
 [38] M. Nikolova, M. Ng and C. P. Tam, "On ℓ1 Data Fitting and Concave Regularization for Image Recovery", SIAM J. on Scientific Computing, vol. 35, n. 1, pp. A397A430, online Jan 2013 (pdf).
 [37] M. Nikolova, "Solve exactly an underdetermined linear system by minimizing least squares with an ℓ0 penalty",
 Comptesrendus de l’Académie des sciences, Série I (Mathématiques) 349, Nov. 2011, pp. 11451150 (pdf)
 [36] F. Malgouyres and M. Nikolova, "Average performance of the sparsest approximation using a general dictionary", Numerical Functional Analysis and Optimization (NFAO), 32(7), pp. 768805, 2011 (pdf)
 [35] A. Antoniadis, I. Gijbels and M. Nikolova, "Penalized Likelihood Regression for Generalized Linear Models with Nonquadratic Penalties ", Annals of the Instutute of Statistical Mathematics, June 2011, vol. 63, n. 3, pp. 585615 (pdf).
 [34] M. Nikolova, M. Ng and C. P. Tam, "A Fast Nonconvex Nonsmooth Minimization Method for Image Restoration and Reconstruction", IEEE Trans. on ImageProcessing, Vol. 19, .n 12, Dec. 2010 (pdf).
 [33] S. Durand S., J. Fadili and M. Nikolova, "Multiplicative noise removal using L1 fidelity on frame coefficients", Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, (Online 2009), Mar. 2010, vol. 36, n. 3, pp. 201226 (pdf).
 [32] Cai J.F., R. Chan and M. Nikolova. "Fast TwoPhase Image Deblurring under Impulse Noise ", Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, (Online 2009), Jan. 2010, vol. 36, n. 1, pp. 4653 (pdf).
 [31] M. Nikolova, "Oneiteration dejittering of digital video images", Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 20, 2009, pp. 254274 (pdf).
 [30] M. Nikolova and F. Malgouyres. "Average performance of the approximation in a dictionary using an ℓ_{0} objective", Comptesrendus de l'Académie des sciences, Série I (Mathématiques) 347, 2009, pp. 565570. (pdf)
 [29] M. Nikolova. "Semiexplicit solution and fast minimization scheme for an energy with L1fitting and Tikhonovlike regularization ", Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, Vol. 34, № 1, 2009, pp. 3247 (pdf)
 [28] Cai JF., R. Chan and M. Nikolova, “Two phase methods for deblurring images corrupted by impulse plus Gaussian noise ", AIMS Journal on Inverse Problems and Imaging, Vol. 2, n. 2, April 2008, pp. 187204. (pdf)
 [27] Nikolova M., M. Ng, S. Zhang and WK. Ching, "Efficient reconstruction of piecewise constant images using nonsmooth nonconvex minimization", SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences, vol. 1, n. 1, Mar. 2008, pp. 225. (pdf)
 [26] M. Nikolova, ''Analytical bounds on the minimizers of (nonconvex) regularized leastsquares'', AIMS Journal on Inverse Problems and Imaging, 2007, vol. 1, N.4, 2007, pp. 661677 (pdf)

 [25] Nikolova M., ''Model distortions in Bayesian MAP reconstruction'', AIMS Journal on Inverse Problems and Imaging, vol. 1, N. 2, 2007, pp. 399422 (pdf)
 [24] Durand S. and M. Nikolova, "Denoising of frame coefficients using ℓ_{1} datafidelity term and edgepreserving regularization", SIAM Journal on Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, vol. 6, n. 2, 2007, pp.547576. (pdf)
 [23] Nikolova M. and R. Chan, "The equivalence of HalfQuadratic Minimization and the Gradient Linearization Iteration'', IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, June 2007, vol. 16, n. 6, pp. 16231627 (pdf).
 [22] Chan Tony, Selim Esedoglu and Mila Nikolova, "Algorithms for Finding Global Minimizers of Image Segmentation and Denoising Models, SIAM J. on Applied Mathematics, vol. 66, n. 5, 2006, pp.16321648. (pdf)
 [21] Durand S. and Nikolova M. ``Stability of the Minimizers of Least Squares with a NonConvex Regularization. Part I: Local Behavior'', Journal of Applied Mathematics and Optimization, Vol. 53, n. 2, March 2006, pp. 185208. (pdf)
 [20] Durand S. and Nikolova M. ``Stability of the Minimizers of Least Squares with a NonConvex Regularization. Part II: Global Behavior'', Journal of Applied Mathematics and Optimization, Vol. 53, n. 3, May 2006, pp. 259277. (pdf)
 [19] Haoying Fu H., M. Ng, M. Nikolova and J. Barlow, "Efficient minimization methods of mixed ℓ_{1 } ℓ_{1} and ℓ_{2 } ℓ_{1} norms for image restoration", SIAM Journal on Scientific computing, Vol. 27, No 6, 2006, pp 18811902. (pdf)
 [18] Alberge F., M. Nikolova and P. Duhamel, "Blind Identification / Equalization using Deterministic Maximum Likelihood and a partial prior on the input'', IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, Vol. 54, Issue 2, Feb. 2006, pp. 724 737. (pdf)
 [17] Nikolova M. and M. Ng, "Analysis of HalfQuadratic Minimization Methods for Signal and Image Recovery'', SIAM Journal on Scientific computing, vol. 27, No. 3, 2005, pp. 937966. (pdf)
 [16] Chan R., ChungWa Ho and M. Nikolova, "SaltandPepper Noise Removal by Mediantype Noise Detector and DetailPreserving Regularization", IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, Vol. 14, No. 10, Oct. 2005, pp. 14791485. (pdf)
 [15] Nikolova M., ''Analysis of the recovery of edges in images and signals by minimizing nonconvex regularized leastsquares'', SIAM Journal on Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, vol. 4, N. 3, 2005, pp. 960991 (pdf)
 [14] Chan R., C. Hu and M. Nikolova, "An Iterative Procedure for Removing RandomValued Impulse Noise", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 11 (2004), 921924. (pdf)
 [13] Chan R., C.W. Ho and M. Nikolova, "Convergence of Newton's Method for a Minimization Problem in Impulse Noise Removal'', J. Comput. Math., vol. 22, 2004, pp. 168177. (pdf)
 [12] R. Peeters, P. Kornprobst, M. Nikolova, S. Sunaert, T. Vieville, G. Malandain, R. Deriche, O. Fougeras, M. Ng and P. Hecke, "The use of superresolution techniques to reduce slice thickness in functional MRI'', International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2004. (pdf), DOI : 10.1002/ima.20016
 [11] Nikolova M., ''A variational approach to remove outliers and impulse noise'', Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, vol. 20, no. 12, 2004, pp. 99120. (pdf)
 [10] Nikolova M., ''Weakly constrained minimization. Application to the estimation of images and signals involving constant regions'', Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, no. 2, vol. 21, Sep. 2004, pp. 155175. (pdf)
 [9] Roullot E., A. Herment, I. Bloch, A. Cesare, M. Nikolova and E. Mousseaux, "Modeling anisotropic undersampling of magnetic resonance angiographies and reconstruction of a highresolution isotropic volume using halfquadratic regularization techniques'', Signal Processing, vol. 84, 2004, pp. 743762. (pdf)
 [8] Nikolova M., ''Minimizers of costfunctions involving nonsmooth datafidelity terms. Application to the processing of outliers'', SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis vol. 40, no. 3, 2002, pp. 965994. (pdf)
 [7] Alberge F., P. Duhamel and M. Nikolova, "Adaptive solution for blind identification / equalization using deterministic maximum likelihood'', IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol. 50, no 4, April 2002, pp. 923936. (pdf)
 [6] Nikolova M., ''Local strong homogeneity of a regularized estimator'', SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, vol. 61, no. 2, pp. 633658, 2000. (pdf)
 [5] Nikolova M., ''Thresholding implied by truncated quadratic regularization'', IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol. 48, Dec. 2000, pp. 34373450.(pdf)
 [4] Nikolova M., "Markovian reconstruction using a GNC approach'', IEEE Trans. on Image Processing , vol. 8, no. 9, Sept. 1999, pp. 12041220. (pdf)
 [3] Nikolova M., Idier J. and MohammadDjafari A., "Inversion of largesupport illposed linear operators using a piecewise Gaussian MRF'', IEEE Trans. On Image Processing, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 571585, April 1998. (pdf)
 [2] Nikolova M., ''Estimées localement fortement homogènes = Locally strongly homogeneous estimates'', Comptesrendus de l'Académie des sciences, Série I (Mathématiques), Paris, vol. 325, n. 6, p. 665670, 1997. (pdf)
 [1] Nikolova M. and A. MohammadDjafari, "Eddy Current Tomography Using a Markov model'', Signal Processing, vol. 49, no. 2, 1996. (ps)
Book
 J.F. Aujol, M. Nikolova, N. Papadakis (Eds.): ScaleSpace and Variational Methods in Computer Vision. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9087, Springer, Berlin, 2015 (link)
Book chapters
 M. Nikolova, ``Energy Minimization Methods'', Chapter 5, Handbook of Mathematical Methods in Imaging, editor: Otmar Scherzer, Springer 2014, second edition, DOI 10.1007/9783642277955 53. (pdf)
 M. Nikolova, ``Energy Minimization Methods'', Chapter 5, pp. 138186, Handbook of Mathematical Methods in Imaging, editor: Otmar Scherzer, Springer 2011, first edition. (pdf)
 Nikolova M. and A. MohammadDjafari, ``Maximum Entropy Image Reconstruction in Eddy Current Tomography'', in Maximum entropy and Bayesian methods, A. MohammadDjafari & G. Demoment eds. Kluwer Academic Publ., 1993, pp.273278.
 Zorgati R. and M. Nikolova, ``Eddy Current Imaging: An Overview'', in Studies in Applied Electromagnetics and Magnetics 9, NonDestructive Testing of Materials, Kenzomiya et al. eds., IOS Press., 1996, 8 p.
 Nikolova M. « Inversion de données pour le contrôle non destructif : une synthèse des travaux du groupe P21 »  Direction des études et Recherches, EDF, Notes de la DER  EDF, Rapport EDF/DER/HP21/96/013, Sept. 1996, 112 p., diffusion externe.
 MohammadDjafari A., H. Carfantan and M. Nikolova, New advances in Bayesian calculation for linear and non linear inverses problems, in Maximum entropy and Bayesian methods, BergenDal, Kluwer Academic Publ., 1996.
Habilitation to direct research, 2006
PhD Thesis
 Nikolova M. « Inversion markovienne de problèmes linéaires malposés. Application à l'imagerie tomographique », Université de Paris Sud, Février 1995. Thèse soutenue avec la mention très honorable et les félicitations du jury.