Publications

2018

Farhath, F., Ranathunga, S., Jayasena, S. and Dias, G., 2018, May. Integration of Bilingual Lists for Domain-Specific Statistical Machine Translation for Sinhala-Tamil. In 2018 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon) (pp. 538-543). IEEE.

Tennage, P., Herath, A., Thilakarathne, M., Sandaruwan, P. and Ranathunga, S., 2018, May. Transliteration and Byte Pair Encoding to Improve Tamil to Sinhala Neural Machine Translation. In 2018 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon) (pp. 390-395). IEEE.

Nanayakkara, P. and Ranathunga, S., 2018, May. Clustering Sinhala News Articles Using Corpus-Based Similarity Measures. In 2018 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon) (pp. 437-442). IEEE.

Fernando, S. and Ranathunga, S., 2018, May. Evaluation of Different Classifiers for Sinhala POS Tagging. In 2018 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon) (pp. 96-101). IEEE.

Thayaparan, M., Ranathunga, S. and Thayasivam, U., 2018. Graph Based Semi-Supervised Learning Approach for Tamil POS tagging. In LREC.
 
Farhath, F., Theivendiram, P., Ranathunga, S., Jayasena, S. and Dias, G., 2018. Improving domain-specific SMT for low-resourced languages using data from different domains. In LREC.
 
Tennage, P., Sandaruwan, P., Thilakarathne, M., Herath, A. and Ranathunga, S., 2018. Handling Rare Word Problem using Synthetic Training Data for Sinhala and Tamil Neural Machine Translation. In LREC.
 
 

2017

Tennage, P., Sandaruwan, P., Thilakarathne, M., Herath, A., Ranathunga, S., Jayasena, S. and Dias, G., 2017, December. Neural Machine Translation for Sinhala and Tamil languages. In Asian Language Processing (IALP), 2017 International Conference on (pp. 189-192). IEEE.

Selvarasa, A., Thirunavukkarasu, N., Rajendran, N., Yogalingam, C., Ranathunga, S. and Dias, G., 2017, May. Short Tamil sentence similarity calculation using knowledge-based and corpus-based similarity measures. In Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), 2017 Moratuwa (pp. 443-448). IEEE.

Mohamed, M.Z., Ihalapathirana, A., Hameed, R.A., Pathirennehelage, N., Ranathunga, S., Jayasena, S. and Dias, G., 2017, May. Automatic creation of a word aligned Sinhala-Tamil parallel corpus. In Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), 2017 Moratuwa (pp. 425-430). IEEE.

Kadupitiya, J.C.S., Ranathunga, S. and Dias, G., 2017, January. Sinhala Short Sentence Similarity Measures using Corpus-Based Simi-larity for Short Answer Grading. In 6th Workshop on South and Southeast Asian Natural Language Processing (pp. 44-53).

2016

Mokanarangan, T., Pranavan, T., Megala, U., Nilusija, N., Dias, G., Jayasena, S. and Ranathunga, S., 2016, June. Tamil morphological analyzer using support vector machines. In International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (pp. 15-23). Springer, Cham.

Manamini, S.A.P.M., Ahamed, A.F., Rajapakshe, R.A.E.C., Reemal, G.H.A., Jayasena, S., Dias, G.V. and Ranathunga, S., 2016, April. Ananya-a Named-Entity-Recognition (NER) system for Sinhala language. In Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), 2016 (pp. 30-35). IEEE.

Fernando, S., Ranathunga, S., Jayasena, S. and Dias, G., 2016. Comprehensive Part-Of-Speech Tag Set and SVM Based POS Tagger for Sinhala. In Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on South and Southeast Asian Natural Language Processing (WSSANLP2016) (pp. 173-182).

Hameed, R.A., Pathirennehelage, N., Ihalapathirana, A., Mohamed, M.Z., Ranathunga, S., Jayasena, S., Dias, G. and Fernando, S., 2016. Automatic Creation of a Sentence Aligned Sinhala-Tamil Parallel Corpus. In Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on South and Southeast Asian Natural Language Processing (WSSANLP2016) (pp. 124-132).

Palihakkara, S., Sahabandu, D., Shamsudeen, A., Bandara, C. and Ranathunga, S., 2015. Dialogue Act Recognition for Text-based Sinhala. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (pp. 367-375).