Dr. Subha Fernando

Contact information

Address

Dept. of Computational Mathematics, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

Moratuwa University

Moratuwa

10400

Office
Extension
8201
8203
Primary Email
head-cm@uom.lk
subhaf@uom.lk

Teaching and Administrative Activities

Teaching
  • Logic Programming
  • Multiagent Systems
  • Artificial Neural Network
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning

Research Activities

Research Interests

Research Supervision
  •   Artificial Neural Network – Theoretical modeling and Implementation of biologically realistic learning algorithms/ new frameworks/ threshold mechanisms.
  •   Multi-Agent-Systems – Logical Implementation of effective communication between agents.
  •   Genetic Algorithm - New approaches to optimize fitness function/ selection/ mutation criteria.
  •   Intelligent Informatics - Application of Rough set/ Fuzzy Logic/Genetic Algorithm/ Multi-Agent-Systems in decision behavior theory.
Key Research Areas
Deep Learning
Machine Learning

Education and Training

Education
B.Sc (Special)(Hons) (KEL)
M.Eng (JPN)
Dr.Eng (Nagaoka UT- Japan)

Career

Professional Affiliations
INNS
JNSS

Honours and Awards

Honours and Awards
Award of Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship from Aug 2008 to Aug 2013.
Award of Excellence for the outstanding performance in the Master Thesis Presentation in course of Management and Information Systems Engineering of Department of Management and Information Systems Science, in Graduate School of Engineering of Nagaoka Uni
Award for the Best Student paper at the 2nd International Conference of Kansei Engineering and Affective Systems in 2008 Nov 22nd -24th, Japan.
Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) accreditation for Learning, Teaching, Assessing, Sep 2008, England.
Award for the Best Project in Artificial Intelligence presented at the 4th Annual Sessions of Sri Lankan Association for Artificial Intelligence (SLAAI), October 2007, Sri Lanka.
The Gold medal for The Best performance at the Special Degree Examinations held in 2003 by all the faculties, by the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, January 2006.
The Gold medal for The Best performance in Bachelor of Science (Special) Degree Examination held in 2003 by the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, January 2006.
The Gold medal for The Best performance in Statistics & Computing at the Bachelor of Science (Special) Degree Examination held in 2003, by the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, January 2006.

Publications*

Publications

Journal Publications

  1. Fernando S., Yamada K. and Marasinghe A, New Threshold Updating Mechanism to Stabilize Activity of Hebbian Neuron in a Dynamic Stochastic ‘Multiple Synaptic’ Network, similar to Homeostatic Synaptic Plasticity Process, International Journal of Computer Applications, Vol.36, No. 3, Dec. 2011, pp.29-37.
  2. Fernando S.,Matsuzaki S., Marasinghe A., Agent based approach for homeostatic plasticity in neuronal activities, The Journal of Artificial Life and Robotics, Springer ,vol.14-2, Nov 2009, pp 262-265.
  3. Fernando S., Cho Y.I, Nakamura Y, Matsuzaki, S., Marasinghe A, Modeling Learning On Dynamic Behavior Of Synapses, Journal of Medical Informatics and Technologies, ISSN 1642-6037, vol 13, Oct 2009,pp-175-180.

International Conferences

  1. Fernando S., and Yamada, K . Synaptic redistribution and variability of the signal release probability at hebbian neurons in a dynamic stochastic neural network. in Proceedings of the 17thInternational Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics, 19th-21st January 2012,Oitha, Japan, pp 618-621.
  2. Fernando, S. Yamada, K. and Marasinghe, A. Observed Stent’s anti-Hebbian Postulate on Dynamic Stochastic Computational Synapses. in Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, IEEE, 2011. San Jose, California, USA.30 July-6th August 2011, pp-1336-1343.
  3. Fernando S., Koichi Y., Marasinghe A. Neuroscience inspired Architecture for Neural Computing, in Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Humans and Computers, ACM .8th -10th December 2010, Aizu, Japan, pp 100-105.
  4. Fernando S., Nakamura Y., Matsuzaki S., Marasinghe A. Revisited Hebbian Postulate under Homeostatic Plasticity, in Proceedings of the 15thInternational Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics, 4th-6th February 2010,Oitha, Japan, pp 585-588.
  5. Fernando S., Nakamura Y., Matsuzaki S., Marasinghe A. Synaptic Plasticity as Agent Communication, in the Proceedings of the International Multi-Conference on Biometrics and Kansei Engineering, IEEE, June 25-28, 2009, Cieszyn, Poland,pp 167-172.
  6. Matsuzaki S., Fernando S.,Marasinghe A., Decision Making Model Supporting Emergency Medical Care, in the Proceedings of the International Multi-Conference on Biometrics and Kansei Engineering, IEEE, June 25-28, 2009, Cieszyn, Poland, pp 179-182.
  7. Fernando S.,Matsuzaki S, Nakamura Y, Marasinghe A, Agent based approach for homeostatic plasticity in neuronal activities, in Proceedings of the 14thInternational Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics, 5th – 7th February, 2009, Oitha ,Japan, pp 81-84.
  8. Fernando S.,Matsuzaki S, Nakamura Y, Marasinghe A, Simulation of Neuronal Activity using Molecular Reaction , in Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Humans and Computers, 20th -23rd November 2008, Nagaoka, Japan,pp 189-194.
  9. Fernando S.,Karunananda A, Matsuzaki S, Marasinghe A, Ontological Modeling in Kansei Engineering, in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Kansei Engineering & Effective Systems, 22nd – 24th November 2008, Nagaoka , Japan,pp 219-226.

Local Conferences

  1. 1. Fernando, K.S.D, Weerasooriya, U., Karunarathne, I., Ganegoda, U. In-class Tutorials and Group Work– A methodology to Develop Application, in Proceedings of the 4th SDC/ SLAIHEE Conference, March 2008, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  2. Fernando, K.S.D, Karunananda, A.S, On Computing Mental Ontology, in Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of Sri Lankan Association for Artificial Intelligence (SLAAI) , October 2007, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
  3. Fernando S.,Matsuzaki S, Nakamura Y, Marasinghe, A. Simulation of Homeostatic Plasticity as Neuronal Reaction, at the Joint Symposium of Nagaoka University of Technology and Technical College of Nagaoka, 23-Jan 2009, Nagaoka, Japan, pp 153.
  4. Fernando S., Nakamura Y., Matsuzaki S., A. Marasinghe, Hebbian Learning under Homeostatic Plasticity, The Shin-Etsu Chapter of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers. IEEE Shin-etsu session, October 3rd 2009, Nagano, Japan, pp 153

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