Dr. (Ms.) A.T.P. Silva

Contact information

Address

University of Moratuwa

Katubadda

Moratuwa

10400

Office
Extension
8208
Primary Email
thusharip@uom.lk

Teaching and Administrative Activities

Teaching

Undergraduate Level 

  • CM 3210 - Automata Theory - Level 3 Semester 1 
  • CM 4330 - Semantic Web and Ontological Modeling  - Level 4 -Semester 1
  • CM 4370 - Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition - Level 4 Semester 2 

Postgraduate Level 

 

  • IT 5402 – Semantic Web and Ontological Engineering
  • IT 5407 – Neuroscience & Neurocomputing
Administrative Activities
Acting Head of the Department
Student Councilor
Coordinator - PG Certificate in Data Analysis and Pattern Recognition

Research Activities

Research Supervision
  • PhD Project on Multi-agent based big data analytics for detecting fake reviews 
Key Research Areas
Big data analytics
semantic web modeling

Education and Training

Education
PhD in Information Systems , City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
MSc in Information Communication Technologies, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
BSc (Special) (Hons) in Computer Science and Statistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, Frist Class (Honors)

Honours and Awards

Honours and Awards
2011 – 2012 - Capital Markets Cooperative Research Center Limited (CMCRC) PhD Scholarship
2010 – 2013 - Hong Kong Government Postgraduate Studentship
2008 – 2010 - Finland Government Scholarship
2013 - Research Tuition Scholarship – City University of Hong Kong

Publications*

Publications

Journal Papers

  • Hongbing Jiang, Chen Yang, Jian Ma,Thushari Silva,Huaping Chen, (2016), A social voting approach for scientific domain vocabularies construction, Scientometrics , 108, 803–820

  • Thushari Silva, Jian Ma & Chen Yang (2014) “Process Analytics Approach for R&D Project Selection”, ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, 5(4), Article 21
  • Thushari Silva, Jian Ma, Chen Yang & Haidan Liang (2014) "A Profile Boosted Research Analytics Framework to Recommend Journals for Manuscript", Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Published Online
  • Thushari Silva, Zhiling Guo, Jian Ma, Hongbing Jiang & Huaping Chen (2012) "A Social Network-Empowered Research Analytics Framework for Project Selection", Decision Support Systems, 55(4), 957-968
  • Chen Yang, Thushari Silva, Xiaoyan Liu & Jian Ma (2014) “A Multilevel Information Mining Approach for Collaborator Recommendation in Online Scientific Communities”, The Computer Journal, doi: 10.1093/comjnl/bxu033
  • Mingyu Zhang, Jian Ma, Zhiying Liu, Jianshan Sun & Thushari Silva (2015) “A Research Analytics Framework-supported Recommendation Approach for Supervisor Selection”, British Journal of Educational Technology, Published Online
  • Thushari Silva, Vilas Wuwongse & Hitesh Nidhi Sharma (2012) “Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness using Linked Open Data”, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, 3(2), 1-12

Conference & Workshop Proceedings

  • Yunhong Xu, Thushari Silva, Yu Chen, Yuanwei Du & Nanli Zhu (2015) “Can Deep Learning Approach be Virtually Cultivated via Social Learning Networks”, Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), 7-9 July Singapore, PACIS 2015 Proceedings, Paper 8
  •  Chun-Ho Cheung,  Thushari Silva,  Ron Chi-Wai Kowk , (2015) “Perceived Importance of Portfolios in a Smart CV after an Education Reform: An Empirical Analysis”, Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), 7-9 July Singapore, PACIS 2015 Proceedings, Paper 35
  • Chen Yang, Jianshan Sun, Thushari Silva, Xiaoyan Liu & Jian Ma (2014) “Complementary Collaborator Recommendation within a Restrictive Context: A Weighted Topic Model Enhanced Approach”, Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), 24-28 June 2014, Chengdu, China. Paper 297
  • Jianshan Sun, Jian Ma, Xiaoyan Liu, Zhiying Liu, Gang Wang, Hongbing Jiang & Thushari Silva (2013) “A Novel Approach for Personalized Article Recommendation in Online Scientific Communities”, 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS-46, 5-7 January 2013, Hawaii, USA, Nominated for the best paper award
  • Thushari Silva, Jian Ma, Xu Yunhong & Du Wei (2014) “Crowdsourcing-based Expert Profiling for Collaborations in Research Social Networks”, SIG Business Processes and Services – Pre – International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Workshop,14 December 2014, Auckland, New Zealand

       
  • Thushari Silva, Jian Ma, Chen Yang, Hongbing Jiang & Jianshan Sun (2012) “Process Oriented Research Analytics Framework for R&D Project Selection”, SIG Business Processes and Services – Pre – International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Workshop,15 December 2012, Orlando, Florida, USA,  82-8

  • Haidan Liang, Thushari Silva, Jian Ma, Mingyu Zhang, Xu Yunhong & Huaping Chen (2013) “Exploring Impact of Research Social Networking Services on Research Dissemination”, SIG Business Processes and Services – Pre – International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Workshop, 13 December 2013, Milan, Italy, 69-75 

  • Thushari Silva & Jian Ma (2014) “Big Data Analytics for Patent Trading in Markets for Innovation”, The 2014 International Workshop on Big Data Commerce (BDC 2014), 27 December 2014, Shenzhen, China, 9-12
  • Terence Chun-Ho Cheung, Thushari Silva & Jian Ma (2014) “Online Marketing through Big Data Analytics: A Case Study of Southeast China”, The 2014 International Workshop on Big Data Commerce (BDC 2014), 27 December 2014, Shenzhen, China, 98-99
  • Thushari Silva, Vilas Wuwongse & Hitesh Nidhi Sharma (2011) “Linked Data in Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness”, Third International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS 2011), 30 November - 2 December 2011, Fukuoka, Japan
  • Thushari Silva & Ajith P. Madurapperuma (2007) “Ontology Driven Approach for Disaster Management”, Sri Lankan Association for Artificial Intelligence (SLAAI) , 3(1), 48-54

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