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  • 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 ...
  • Ratnasooriya, AHR; Samarawickrama, SP; Hettiarachchi, SSSL; Bandara, RPSS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    More than two thirds of the coastline of Sri Lanka was subjected to inundation by the Indian ocean tsunami on 26 December 2004. The inundation distance and the associated damage caused by the tsunami varied widely with the ...
  • Jayatunga, GK; Amarasinghe, BMWPK [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Colored dye waste water arises as results of the production of dye and also as a consequence of its use in textile industry. Many types of dyes are used in the textile industries such as direct, reactive, acid and basic ...
  • Perera, KRJ; Wijesekera, NTS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Computing runoff is very important in water resources development. Estimating runoff from rainfall records in the absence of stream gauge records is extremely important. It is more so in Sri Lanka where most of our watersheds ...
  • Prashantha, MAB; Premachandra, JK; Amarasinghe, ADUS [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Considerable amount of conjugated trienoic (eleosteric acid) or methylene interrupted trienoic (lenolenic acid) acids in fatty oil contribute to form a dried film when thin film of such fatty oil is exposed to air. Generally ...
  • Perera, SVTJ; Hettiarachchi, MTP [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Steel and concrete composite floor trusses are an economical solution to achieve large column free spans (in the range of 8m - 12m), for multi-storey buildings. They provide the facility to accommodate service ducts within ...
  • Dias, G; Patikirikorala, TNP; Arambewela, CI; Darshana, RPM; Alahendra, ND [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Optical Sinhala Character recognition is a fairly researched area in the local natural language initiative. Although a fair amount of research and development has been undertaken in this field, a comprehensive product is ...
  • Anuruddha, KD; Damayanthi, RGI; Gamage, DCGU; Kariyawasam, KINC; Jayasena, VSD; De Silva, T [Conference-Extended-Abstract]
    Managing a sport event is a complex task. The requirement of a software system for managing such events has significantly increased in the recent years. Sport-event management software has short life time of operation. ...