Research Directory

Articles published by academics of SLTC during the past three years

International indexed journals

  1. T.W.U. Madhushani, D.H.S. Maithripala, J.V. Wijayakulasooriya and J.M. Berg “Semi-globally Exponential Trajectory Tracking for a Class of Spherical Robots," in Automatica Volume 85, Pages 327-338, November 2017.
  2. Chandrika Malkanthi, Maheshi B Dissanayake, "Brain Tumor Boundary Segmentation of MR Imaging using Spatial Domain Image Processing", International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, ISSN: 2411-3123, Oct 2017.
  3. A.H. Wijethunge, J.B. Ekanayake and J.V. Wijayakulasooriya, "Collector Cable Design based on Dynamic Line Rating for Wind Energy Applications" ,Journal of National Science Foundation, 2018.
  4. Yasakethu, S.L.P. & Hewage, C.T.E.R. “Efficient decoding algorithm for 3D video over wireless channels”, Multimedia Tools and Applications - Springer (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-018-6157-4

Patents

  1. A local patent application is submitted with the title of the invention as “Trailer reverse assist system with a human interface”.

International Conference Papers (peer-reviewed full paper)

  1. T.W.U. Madhushani, D.H.S. Maithripala and J.V. Wijayakulasooriya “WIT: Window Intensity Test Detector and Descriptor," in Proc. IEEE International Conference of Industrial Information and Systems (ICIIS 2016), Uttarakhand, India, Dec. 2016.
  2. T.W.U. Madhushani, D.H.S. Maithripala and J.M. Berg “Feedback Regularization and Geometric PID Control for Trajectory Tracking of Coupled Mechanical Systems: Hoop Robots on an Inclined Plane," in Proc. American Control Conference (ACC 2017), Seattle, WA, USA, May. 2017.
  3. Kusal B. Tennakoon, T. W. U. Madhushani, D. H. S. Maithripala*, J. V. Wijayakulasooriya, "Multi-armed Bandit Based Approach for Performance Enhancement of Window Intensity Test(WIT) Detector," in Proc. IEEE International Conference of Industrial Information and Systems (ICIIS 2017), Kandy, Sri Lanka, Dec. 2017.
  4. I. D. Basnayake, T. W. U. Madhushani, D. H. S. Maithripala "Intrinsic PID Controller For a Segway Type Mobile Robot", in Proc. IEEE International Conference of Industrial Information and Systems (ICIIS 2017), Kandy, Sri Lanka, Dec. 2017.
  5. A. H. Wijethunge, J.V. Wijekulasooriya, K. B. Samarakoon, A. Polpitiya and J. B. Ekanayake,"Genetic Algorithm Based Cost Optimization to Integrate a Community Based Wind Turbine While Considering Smart Appliances Scheduling",IEEE 10th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, Sri Lanka, December 2017.
  6. W.M.L.T.Weerakoon, T. W. U. Madhushani, D.H.S.Maithripala and J.M.Berg, "Feedback Regularization and Geometric PID Control for Robust Stabilization of a Planar Three-link Hybrid Bipedal Walking Model", Submitted for review 2018 American Control Conference, Milwaukee, USA.
  7. Bhathiya Rathnayake, M.P. Ekanayake, Himal Suraweea, Roshan Godaliyadda, “A Robust Control Paradigm for Path Following of an Underwater Robotic Vehicle”- accepted for publication in proceedings in IEEE International Conference in Computer Science and Education (ICCSE) 2018.
  8. E.M.M.B. Ekanayake, E.M.H.E.B. Ekanayake, A.R.M.A.N. Rathnayake, S.S.P. Vithana, H.M.V.R. Herath, G.M.R.I. Godaliyadda, M.P.B. Ekanayake “A Semi-Supervised Algorithm To Map Major Vegetation Zones Using Satellite Hyperspectral Data” accepted for publication in proceedings in Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing" to be held in Amsterdam from 23rd to 26th September.

International Conference Papers

  1. R.N. Ranaweera, D. H. S. Maithripala, A.D. Polpitiya, “Driver assisted steering system for reversing an articulated vehicle”. Proceeding of 1st International Symposium on Industrial Systems (INSYS-2017), Dec 2017.
  2. S. S. P. Vithana , A. M. R. Abeysekara, T. S. J. Oorloff, H. M. V. R. Herath, G. M. R. I. Godaliyadda, M.P.B. Ekanayake, “Geographical Feature Extraction Using Hyperspectral Images Obtained by the Hyperion Sensor”, Proceeding of 1st International Symposium on Industrial Systems (INSYS-2017), Dec 2017.
  3. A. H. Wijethunge, J.V. Wijekulasooriya, J. B. Ekanayake, K. B. Samarakoon, A. Polpitiya, “Optimum utilization of network assets through the estimation of dynamic line rating of power distribution lines and demand side management” Proceeding of 1st International Symposium on Industrial Systems (INSYS-2017), Dec 2017.
  4. A.M Chandrika Malkanthi, Maheshi B Dissanayake, “Brain Tumor Boundary Segmentation of MR Imaging using Two Way Morphology” Proceeding of 1st International Symposium on Industrial Systems (INSYS-2017), Dec 2017.
  5. H. W. Senevirathne, C. Dissanayake, "Time Dependent Diffusion Coefficient of Zooplankton in an Interactive Environment" Proceeding of 1st International Symposium on Industrial Systems (INSYS-2017), Dec 2017.

International indexed journals under review

  1. Sajani Pallegoda Vithanaa,∗, Shane Oorloffb, Ruwanthi Abeysekarab, Parakrama Ekanayakeb, Roshan Godaliyaddab, Vijitha Herath, “Self-Organized Hierarchical Clustering for Hyperspectral Image Classification: Umbrella Clustering”, submitted to ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. March 29, 2018
  2. Bhathiya Rathnayake, M.P. Ekanayake, Himal Suraweea, Roshan Godaliyadda, “MIMO Sliding Mode Trajectory Tracking Control of an Underwater Robot with Multidirectional Maneurability”- submitted to IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics 0n 28th of May, 2018.
  3. A.H. Wijethunge, J.B. Ekanayake and J.V. Wijayakulasooriya, “Coordinated Operation of the Constituent Components of a Community Energy System to Maximize Benefits While Considering the Network Constrains” for Engineering Science and Technology, Elsevier.

International Conference Papers (peer-reviewed full paper) under review

  1. R.N. Ranaweera, D. H. S. Maithripala, A.D. Polpitiya, “Driver assisted steering system for reversing an articulated vehicle”, IESL 112th annual sessions 2018.
  2. Bhathiya Rathnayake, M.P. Ekanayake, Himal Suraweea, Roshan Godaliyadda, “Toward Finding Optimal Source Dictionaries for Single Channel Music Source Separation Using Nonnegative Matrix Factorization”- submitted to IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI) 2018 which will be held in Bengaluru, India, Nov. 18-21.

Articles published by academics of SLTC who were acquired from SAITM Faculty of Engineering (Publications before acquisition)

Conference and Journal Papers

  1. Priyadarshani, W.M.D. & Muthumuniarachchi M. A. M. R. Physico-chemical and sensory quality of mung bean (Vigna radiate) enriched stirred yoghurt. Manuscript accepted for publication in International Food Research Journal, 2018.
  2. Thanh M. Nguyen, Senaratne L. Ranamukhaarachchi and Phuc D.A. Nguyen, “Pesticide use and health hazards among small-scalecommercial vegetable growers in the central highland region of Vietnam”, Res. on Crops, 18 (3) : 497-507, 2017.
  3. S.A. Ranamukhaarachchi, S. Lehnert, S. L. Ranamukhaarachchi, L. Sprenger, T. Schneider, I. Mansoor, K. Rai, U. O. Häfeli & B. Stoeber, “A micromechanical comparison of human and porcine skin before and after preservation by freezing for medical device development”, Sci. Rep. 6, 32074; doi: 10.1038/ srep32074, 2016.
  4. Ginigaddara, G.A.S., S.L. Ranamukhaarachchi “Phenological variations, yield differences and free proline accumulation in rice under alternate inundation and suspension of irrigation in Central Thailand. Paddy and Water Environment,” (DOI 10.1007/s10333-015-0508-9), 2016
  5. Muhammad Arshad, Rab Nawaz, Muhammad Shahnawaz, Muhammad Shahzad Sarfraz, Sajjad Ahmad, and S.L. Ranamukhaarachchi, “First and second generation bioethanol production in sweet sorghum, mungbean and soybean in sole andIntercropping systems”, Trop. Agric. (Trinidad) Vol. 92 No. 1, January 2015
  6. Liu, A., Miguntanna, N. S., Miguntanna, N. P., Egodawatta, P. and Goonetilleke, A., “Differentiating Between Pollutants Build-Up on Roads and Roofs: “Significance of Roofs as a Stormwater Pollutant Source”, Paper Published in the Journal of Clean Soil Air Water.
  7. S.Sendanayake, N. P. Miguntanna, M.T.R. Jayasinghe “Predicting solar radiation for tropical islands from rainfall” Paper published in the Journal of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Vol 9, Issue 2,and Pages 109-118
  8. Priyadarshani, W.M.D. & Pianpumepong, P. “Growth and Biogenic Amine Potential of Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis, isolated from turmeric (Curcuma longa Linn.), with Probiotic Characteristics in Skim Milk.” Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences. 6(2), 839-843, 2016
  9. Deepika Priyadarshani, W. M., Jayasekera J. M. T. K., Gunasekara M. A., Ariyathilaka S. K. L., Kosgahakumbura KNMHH & Thalangama TAKL. (2017). Access to Healthy Foods and Indications of Food Insecurity among Private University Students in Colombo Suburb, Sri Lanka. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 23(1), 43-52.
  10. Shota CHikushi, Tharindu Weerakoon, Takashi Sonoda, Kazuo Ishii, “Kinematics of Two-Roller-Driven ball for RoboCup Soccer Robot”, Journal of Robotics, Networking and Artificial Life, Vol. 04, no. 03, pp. 248-253, (2017).
  11. Weerakoon Tharindu, Kazuo Ishii, and Amir Ali Forough Nassiraei. "An artificial potential field based mobile robot navigation method to prevent from deadlock." Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Research, Vol. 05, no. 03, pp. 189-203.(2015).
  12. Bogahawatta, A H. and Kumara, G D K, “Application of Cytokinin and Gibberellic Acid to Regulate Flower Quality in Dendrobium Orchid.” In: 4th International Conference in Agriculture and Forestry, Colombo: TIIKM, Vol 3, pp.1-5, 2017
  13. Ratnayake, D.R.B., Kannangara, S.K., Marasinghe, M.G., Rajamanthre, K.M., Abeywardhene, D.S ., Peiris, N.G., Miguntanna, N.P., “Investigation of Public Attentiveness, Attitude and Practice on E-waste Management in Urban and Rural Communities in Sri Lanka”, Paper presented at the International Research Symposium on Engineering Advancements (RSEA 2016), SAITM, Malabe, Sri Lanka.
  14. Kankanamge, D.H., Perera, M.T.T.D., Mahawithana,M.D.Y.M., Gallage S.D., Wellapili,U., Miguntanna, N.P., “Issues in Drinking Water Quality in Areas With no Pipe Borne Water Supply”, Paper presented at the International Research Symposium on Engineering Advancements (RSEA 2016), SAITM, Malabe, Sri Lanka.
  15. Balasuriya, B.T.G., Arachchi, J.S.L., Nalim, N.S., Weerasinghe, K.W.V.A., Miguntanna, N.P., “Analysis of Current Practice and Awareness on Waste Management and Disposal Techniques in Small Scale Food Industries”, Paper presented at the International Research Symposium on Engineering Advancements (RSEA 2015), SAITM, Malabe, Sri Lanka
  16. Faisal, I., Weerakkody, N.U., Subhasighe, S.M.R.S., Wickramasekara, S.K., Dias, R.M.I.T., Miguntanna, N.P., “Water Quality Variation in Menik River in Sri Lanka and People’s Awareness”, Paper presented at the International Research Symposium on Engineering Advancements (RSEA 2015), SAITM, Malabe, Sri Lanka
  17. D.T. Ratnayake, C.K. Kulasekera, Y.V. Fernando, T.W. Meewella, J.P. Praveena, S.L.P. Yasakethu, “Persistent Vision Display”, Proceedings of International Research Symposium on Engineering Advancements (IRSEA), Malabe, Sri Lanka, April 2015.
  18. Amarasiri, I.G.I, Pitagampola, R.B., Sooriyabandara, M.I.D.A., Munasinghe, P.W.H., Shadakopan, K., Gunawardana, D.K.L.D & Priyadarshani, W.M.D. “Consumer’s Perception on Underutilized Fruits: The case of Bael Fruit (Aegle marmelos)” Proceedings of the 5 th International Research Symposium on Engineering Advancements 2015 (ISBN 978-955-0638-04-8), 25 th April, 2015. South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine, Malabe, Sri Lanka, 295-298.
  19. Jayasekera, J.M.T.K., Gunasekara, M.A., Ariyathilaka, S.K.L., Kosgahakumbura, K.N.M.H.H., Thalangama, P.A.K.L. & Priyadarshani, W.M.D. “Analysis of Attitudes and Willingness to Healthy Foods among Students of Non State Sector Higher Educational Institutes in Malabe Suburb. Proceedings of the 5 th International Research Symposium on Engineering Advancements 2015 (ISBN 978-955-0638-04-8), 25th April, 2015. South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine, Malabe, Sri Lanka, 303-309
  20. Udayanga, H.L.T.U., Weerasinha, S., Kannangara, R.D., Ayaj, A.M., Guruge, Y.V. & Priyadarshani, W.M.D. “Preliminary Investigation on Developing Low Cost Evaporative Cooling Chamber. Proceedings of the 5th International Research Symposium on Engineering Advancements” (ISBN 978-955-0638-04-8), 25th April, 2015. South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine, Malabe, Sri Lanka, 310-311. (This paper received the best student paper award)
  21. Perera, V., Jayasundara, D., Rajakaruna, V., Akalanka, K., Priyadarshani, D., de Silva, N., “Exploring the Practices at a Private University and a Private Teaching Hospital” Scholarly Teaching and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Proceedings of the 13th Annual SLAIHEE Conference on Higher Education in Sri Lanka (ISSN: 2386-1231), 23rd June, 2017., Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Sri Lanka. 59-62.
  22. Tharindu Weerakoon, Takashi Sonoda, Amir Ali Forough Nassiraei, Ivon Godler, and Kazuo Ishii. “Underwater Manipulator for Sampling Mission with AUV in Deep-Sea”, In 2017 JSME Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics, 2017.
  23. Shota Chikushi, Tharindu Weerakoon, Takashi Sonoda, and Kazuo Ishii, “Development of ball handling mechanism for RoboCup soccer robot”, In the JSME Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics, 2017.
  24. Jonghyun Ahn, Shinsuke Yasukawa, Tharindu Weerakoon, Tasaki Sonoda, Yuya Nishida, Tamaki Ura, Kazuo Ishii “Sea-Floor Image Transmission System for AUV”, In OCEANS 2017-Aberdeen, pp. 1-4. IEEE, 2017.
  25. Takashi Sonoda, Amir Ali Forough Nassiraei, Ivon Godler, Tharindu Weerakoon, and Kazuo Ishii. "Development of a Hydraulic Underwater Manipulator for Deep-Sea Survey AUV." In The International Conference on Artificial Life and Robotics (ICAROB2017), pp.242-245, 2017.
  26. Shota Chikushi, Tharindu Weerakoon, Takashi Sonoda, and Kazuo Ishii. "Ball Dribbling Control for RoboCup Soccer Robot." In The International Conference on Artificial Life and Robotics (ICAROB2017), pp.416-420, 2017.
  27. Shota Chikushi, Tharindu Weerakoon, Takashi Sonoda, and Kazuo Ishii. "Motion Analysis and Control of the Ball Operation for Dribbling Action in RoboCup Soccer Robot," 2016 Joint 8th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems (SCIS) and 17th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems (ISIS), pp. 532-536, IEEE, 2016.
  28. Yelameli Mallikarjun, Blair Thornton, Tomoko Takahashi, Tharindu Weerkoon, Yasunori Takemura, and Kazuo Ishii. "Support vector machine based classification of seafloor rock types measured underwater using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy." In OCEANS 2016-Shanghai, pp. 1-4. IEEE, 2016.
  29. Weerakoon Tharindu, Kazuo Ishii, and Amir Ali Forough Nassiraei. "Geometric feature extraction from 2D laser range data for mobile robot navigation." In Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), 2015 IEEE 10th International Conference on, pp. 326-331. IEEE, 2015.

Articles published by academics of SLTC before recruited by SLTC

Conference and Journal Papers

  1. U. Oruthota, F. Ahmed, O. Tirkkonen, “Ultra-reliable Link Adaptation for Downlink MISO Transmission in 5G Cellular Networks”, Accepted for publication on Information-Special Issues “Communication Theory”, 2016.
  2. D.T. Ratnayake, C.K. Kulasekera, Y.V. Fernando, T.W. Meewella, J.P. Praveena, S.L.P. Yasakethu, “Persistent Vision Display”, Proceedings of International Research Symposium on Engineering Advancements (IRSEA), Malabe, Sri Lanka, April 2015.
  3. U. Oruthota and O. Tirkkonen, “I/Q Interference in Device-to-Device underlay Communication with Uplink Power Control”, Proc. IEEE 81st Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Glasgow, Scotland, May 2015, pp. 1-5.
  4. U. Oruthota, O. Tirkkonen, “Link adaptation of precoded MIMO-OFDMA system with I/Q interference”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 63, no. 3, Mar. 2015, pp. 780-790.
  5. Hansani K. G. P., Sumith, B., & Karunasena, H. C. P. (2016, 22-22 Oct. 2016). Novel use of the cell-linked list algorithm to reduce computational time in meshfree based numerical models for plant cell drying. Paper presented at the 2016 Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering Symposium (MIES), Colombo, Sri Lanka. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7779991/
  6. M. De Silva, S. Jang, ''Stochastic Modeling of Phytoplankton Zooplankton Interaction with a Toxin Producing Phytoplankton", Journal of Biological Systems, Vol. 26, No. 1:87106, 2018.
  7. Weerasuriya, P.M., Madushani, H.R.T., Yapa, Y.P.S.S.K., Gunarathna, M.K.J.C.K., Herath, D.N., Priyadarshani, W.M.D. (2016). Bioethanol Production from Canteen wastes: Effect of different pretreatments. Proceedings of the 6th International Research Symposium on Engineering Advancements 2016 (ISBN 978-955-0638-05-5), 4 th June, 2016. South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine, Malabe, Sri Lanka, 187
  8. M. De Silva, S. Jang, ''Period-doubling and Neimark-Sacker Bifurcations in a Larch Budmoth Population Model", Journal of Di difference Equations and Applications, 23 (10):1619-1639, 2017 .
  9. M. De Silva, S. Jang, ''Dynamical Behavior of Systems of Two Phytoplankton and One Zooplankton Populations with Toxin Producing Phytoplankton", Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, 40 (12):4295-4309, 2017.
  10. M. De Silva, S. Jang, ''Competitive Exclusion and Coexistence in a LotkaVolterra Competition Model with Allee E ffects and Stocking", Letters in Biomathematics, 2:56-66, 2015.

ABSTRACTS

  1. K. G. P. Hansani, B. Sumith and H. C. P. Karunasena, "Application of the Linked List Algorithm to Reduce Computational Time of Meshfree Based Plant Tissue Drying Models," in 14th Academic Sessions University of Ruhuna, 2017
  2. K. G. P. Hansani, H. C. P. Karunasena and B. Sumith, “Application of fixed neighborhood method for meshfree based plant cell models to reduce computational cost," in International Conference on Computational Modelling and Simulation-Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2017
  3. Hansani K. G. P., Baduge, S., & Karunasena, H.C.P. (14 Jan. 2016) “An Insight into Numerical Modelling of Multiscale Deformations of Plant Tissues during Drying” Abstracts of the Annual Research Symposium, Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna, Galle.
  4. K. G. P. Hansani, A. Jayantha Pasdunkorale, "A case study of Parameter Estimation in Mathematical Modelling," in 12th Academic Sessions University of Ruhuna, 2015
  5. K. G. P. Hansani, B. Sumith and H. C. P. Karunasena, " A Fixed Neighbourhood based SPH Approach for Faster Numerical Simulation of Fluid Domains Having Low Reynolds Number Flow Conditions," in 15th Academic Sessions University of Ruhuna, 2018