Faculty of Engineering Research Unit (ERU & MERCon)

Recent Submissions

  • Prakhash, S; Nazick, A; Panchendrarajan, R; Brunthavan, M; Ranathunga, S; Pemasiri, A [Conference-Full-text]
    There are many aspects such as food, service, and ambience that a customer would look for, when deciding on a restaurant to dine in. Among these aspects, the type of food it sells and the food quality are the most ...
  • De Mel, NM; Hettiarachchi, HH; Madusanka, WPD; Malaka, GL; Perera, AS; Kohomban, U [Conference-Full-text]
    Due to the increase in the number of people participating online on reviewing travel related entities such as hotels, cities and attractions, there is a rich corpus of textual information available online. However, to ...
  • Jayakodi, K; Bandara, M; Meedeniya, D [Conference-Full-text]
    The learning objectives, learning activities and assessment are very much interrelated. Assessment helps to evaluate students learning achievement. Poorly designed assessments usually fail to examine the achievement of ...
  • Arunthavanathan, A; Shanmugathasan, S; Ratnavel, S; Thiyagarajah, V; Perera, I; Meedeniya, D; Balasubramaniam, D [Conference-Full-text]
    One of the major problems in software development process is managing software artefacts. While software evolves, inconsistencies between the artefacts do evolve as well. To resolve the inconsistencies in change management, ...
  • Panchendrarajan, R; Murugaiah, B; Prakhash, S; Ahamed, MNN; Ranathunga, S; Pemasiri, A [Conference-Full-text]
    In aspect-level opinion mining, each aspect is assigned a rating based on customer reviews. More often than not, these aspects exhibit a hierarchical relationship, and the restaurant domain is no difference. With the ...
  • Manamini, SAPM; Ahamed, AF; Rajapakshe, RAEC; Reemal, GHA; Jayasena, S; Dias, GV; Ranathunga, S [Conference-Full-text]
    Named-Entity-Recognition (NER) is one of the major tasks under Natural Language Processing, which is widely used in the fields of Computer Science and Computational Linguistics. However, the amount of prior research ...
  • Munasinghe, KC; Bowatta, BGCT; Abayarathne, HYR; Kumararathna, N; Maduwantha, LKAH; Arachchige, NMP; Amarasinghe, YWR [Conference-Full-text]
    Micro electro mechanical systems (MEMS) based micro gripper for micro-assembling processes is designed. Gripper arms are actuated using a combination of Ni-Ti shape memory alloys and Si springs allowing a gripping range ...
  • Udayanga, TDI; Jayathilaka, WADM; Amarasinghe, YWR; Dao, DV [Conference-Full-text]
    This paper describes design and simulation of five degrees of freedom (5-DOF) Micro-Electro-Mechanical systems (MEMS) based tactile force sensor. Tactile sensing involves with measuring physical parameters such as force, ...
  • De Silva, AHTE; De Silva, DDN; Perera, KDCJ; Priyashantha, AMB; Sampath, LLR; Darshan, P; Jayathilaka, WADM; Amarasinghe, YWR [Conference-Full-text]
    It is essential for the Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) research industry to introduce novel concepts of micro motors to overcome problems in existing micro motors. This paper propose a novel concept of a micro ...
  • Basnayake, BADJCK; Jayathilaka, WADM; Amarasinghe, YWR; Attalage, RA; Jayasekara, AGBP [Conference-Full-text]
    On-site photovoltaic efficiency data is a valuable asset during a process of predicting photovoltaic potential. Not just the solar power output, but also the ambient conditions and panel temperature should be measured ...
  • Abeysinghe, A; Abeysiriwardena, S; Nanayakkarawasam, R; Wimalsiri, W; Lalitharatne, TD; Tennakoon, S [Conference-Full-text]
    The foam mould making for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles should be efficient and accurate to improve research and manufacturing. Hot wire cutting is a widely used method in foam cutting. In hot wire cutting, accuracy and ...
  • Sundararajah, K; Jayasena, S [Conference-Full-text]
    In a program, not all the bits of a variable are always used during execution. Identifying the minimum number of bits necessary to represent a variable in a program can potentially provide optimization opportunities. ...
  • Eranjith, HMD; Fernando, ID; Fernando, GKS; Soysa, WCM; Jayasena, VSD [Conference-Full-text]
    With a framework like OpenTuner, one could build domain-specific multi-objective program auto-tuners and gain significant performance improvements. But explaining why and interpreting the results are often hard, mainly ...
  • Chandrathilake, HMC; Hewawitharana, HTS; Jayawardana, RS; Viduranga, ADD; Bandara, HMND; Marru, S; Perera, S [Conference-Full-text]
    Modern weather forecasting models are developed to maximize the accuracy of forecasts by running computationally intensive algorithms with vast volumes of data. Consequently, algorithms take a long time to execute, and ...
  • Premarathne, US [Conference-Full-text]
    Existing continuous authentication models use a fixed set of attributes and do not consider the application specific requirements and associated vulnerabilities in their selection. Selecting appropriate attributes for ...
  • Wickramanayake, S; Bandara, HMND [Conference-Full-text]
    Ability to model and predict the fuel consumption is vital in enhancing fuel economy of vehicles and preventing fraudulent activities in fleet management. Fuel consumption of a vehicle depends on several internal factors ...
  • Padmini, KVJ; Perera, I; Bandara, HMND [Conference-Full-text]
    Agile practices have gained increasing popularity in Information Technology (IT), Education, Marketing, and Advertising industry, as it brings quality products into the market faster. Scrum, Lean Development, and Extreme ...
  • Sajeev, U; Muralitharan, R; Ramsan, MMM; Zamrath, MZM; Dias, D [Conference-Full-text]
    We present the development and testing of a cellular network built on open source technologies. This network supports voice calls and text messages within the network or between networks. The main objective of this work ...
  • Kumara, YVAC; Wavegedara, CB [Conference-Full-text]
    Low-Density Parity check (LDPC) codes offer highperformance error correction near the Shannon limit which employs large code lengths and some iterations in the decoding process. The conventional decoding algorithm of ...
  • Handagala, S; Madanayake, A; Belostotski, L; Bruton, LT [Conference-Full-text]
    A multi-dimensional noise-shaping method based on delta-sigma modulation has been proposed. This method extends delta-sigma modulation into the two-dimensional (2-D) case (space, time). The proposed noise-shaping method ...

View more