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  • Fernando, PBC; Gunasekera, GSM; Gunasinghe, SR; Udawatta, L; De Silva, CR [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Given the limitations of human perceptions it would be impossible to classify the images manually. The IRIS (Image Retrieval and Indexing System for Data Mining) system that we have developed is a solution! to this problem. ...
  • Prasad, WD; Wijayatunga, PDC [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Sri Lanka is predominantly a fossil fuel importing country with relatively high rainfall mainly in the central hilly region. This factor has led to the heavy dependence on hydropower to satisfy its power generation needs ...
  • Prashantha, MAB; Premachandra, BAJK; Amarasinghe, ADUS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Versatility of alkyd resins is due to its application in many different areas such as decorative paints, stoving paints (industrial paints), water dispersible alkyd paints and printing inks. Alkyd resins are also used to ...
  • Perera, HSC; Perera, WVR [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Land, capital and machinery are no longer decisive in a world-wide market of products and ideas. Individuals, companies and even nations have become more and more dependent on the way they leverage their competencies and ...
  • Jayatilake, IN; Dias, WPS; Jayasinghe, MRT; Thambiratnam, DP [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    With the increase in terrorism worldwide, blast loading has received considerable attention. In January 1996, a 400kg bomb exploded at the entrance of the Central Bank Building in Colombo causing extensive damage. Blasts ...
  • Cooray, TMJA [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    A Kalman filter, suitable for application to a stationary or a non-stationary time series, is proposed. It works on time series with missing values. It can be also used on seasonal time series where the associated state ...
  • De Silva, CR; Dharmawardana, KATS; Ratnayake, ADSE; Rodrigo, SAKC; Sandeepani, LAA [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    The Traffic Control System of a country is a main area that has the potential to affect the development of a country in a very extensive scale. The existing traffic control systems in Sri Lanka, UniRoadl and UniRoad2 are ...
  • Amarasingh, BMWPK; Adams, C [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Contamination of water by toxic heavy metals through the discharge of industrial wastewater is a worldwide environmental problem. Heavy metals form complexes or "ligands" with organic compounds. These modified biological ...
  • Perera, SAS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Large quant it ies of Epsom Salt (MgS04.7H20) and Kiesserite (MgS04.H20) are imported to Sri Lanka, ~IS fertilisers, for the cultivation of annual crops, such as cereals, fruits and vegetables and for the cultivation of ...
  • Perera, SAS; Perera, MAS; Ratnasinghe, RMCG; Perera, DHN; Mahawatta, DCG; Mahesh, KWC; Walliwala, SG
    In Sri Lanka, due to inappropriate packing, handling, transport, storage and poor, marketing strategies adopted by farmers, distributors and sellers, more than 40% of vegetables and fruits get spoilt and are thrown out as ...
  • Ariyapperuma, YP; Amarasinghe, ADUS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Deodorization of fats and oils is necessary to remove the undesirable flavor and odor components that are naturally present or created during processing. A mathematical formula was derived to establish the relationship ...
  • Senarathna, SN; Liyanage, H; Dadigama, P; Panawalaa, J; Widanapathirana, A [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Recent advances in wireless network technologies have enabled the development of multi-media streaming applications in the handheld domain, which raises new challenges in order to achieve best possible playback at the ...
  • Gamage, MNK; Ponnamperuma, S; Langappuli, CW; Anuranga, LLG; Senaratna, SN [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Mobile Agents are emerging as a prorrusing paradigm for the design and implementation of distributed applications. Although there were many researches related to Mobile Agents they have not been transformed into a significant ...
  • Nalim, RM; Wijeyakulasuriya, SD [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Vehicles are a dominant source of urban air pollution in South Asia, due to a high population of small dirty engines. According to ADB, Asia has the world's highest concentration of two and three wheelers and in many Asian ...
  • Udawatte, L; De Silva, CR; Chathuranga, SAK; Danansuriya, LNP; Ganegedara, KMHS; Gunasinghe, UP [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    A video mixer [1] is used to select one or many video streams from different video sources and mix them together to form a single video output. The currently available video mixers use specific hardware devices of very ...
  • Prashantha, MAB; Premachandra, BAJK; Amarasinghe, ADUS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Iodine value is defined as the number of centigrams of iodine per gram of oil sample. Drying property of fatty oils mainly depends on the type of unsaturated fatty acids and relative amounts of each type of fatty acid in ...
  • Samarawickrama, SP; Hettiarachchi, SSL; Ratnasooriya, AHR [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    In the context of Tsunamis the location of Galle is extremely vulnerable. It lies besides a wide bay and a natural headland on which is located the historic Galle Fort with very reflective vertical non-porous walls on all ...
  • Dias, G; Patikirikorala, TNP; Arambewela, CI; Darshani, RPM; Alahendra, ND [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Online Sinhala handwritten character recognition is a fairly under-developed, albeit well researched area in the local natural language initiative. Recent attention towards this area produced an application named PanhinDA, ...
  • Rathnasiri, PG; Kularatna, MADIC; De Alwis, AAP [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    In recent years the interest in bio-fuels has been increasing, motivated in the one side by the need for reducing green house gas emissions and on the other side by the desire to improve energy security by reducing our ...
  • Femando, S; Gunawardhane, LADSS; Illangasinghe, IKMRM; Jayasooriya, AS; Jayathilake, HPID [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    A distributed system is a set of processes that are running in a set of networked machines to perform a set of interrelated tasks. For the correct functionality of the distributed system each and every process should work ...