Prof. A.S. Karunananda

Contact information

Address

Dean

Faculty of Information Technology

University of Moratuwa

Moratuwa

10400

Primary Email
asoka@itfac.mrt.ac.lk
Other Emails
asokakaru@yahoo.com

Teaching and Administrative Activities

Teaching
  • Software Agents and Swarm Intelligence, MSc in Artificial Intelligence, University of Moratuwa
  • Evolutionary Computing, MSc in Artificial Intelligence, University of Moratuwa
  • Essentials of Artificial Intelligence, MSc in Artificial Intelligence, University of Moratuwa
  • Artificial Cognitive Systems, MSc in Artificial Intelligence, University of Moratuwa
  • Industry Applications of AI, MSc in Artificial Intelligence, University of Moratuwa
  • Scientific Communication, MSc in Artificial Intelligence, University of Moratuwa
  • Research Methodologies, MSc in Artificial Intelligence, University of Moratuwa
  • Operating Systems, MSc in IT, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa
  • Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems, MSc in IT, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa
  • Dissertation Writing, MSc in Town and Country Planning, Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa
  • Intelligent Systems, BSc (Eng.), Moratuwa
  • Programming Languages, BSc (Eng.), Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa
  • Agent-Based systems, BSc (Hons) in IT, Faculty of Information Technology University of Moratuwa
  • Intelligent Systems, BSc (Hons) in IT, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa
  • Logic Programming, BSc (Hons) in IT, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa
  • Mathematics for IT, BSc (Hons) in IT, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa
  • Automata Theory, BSc (Hons) in IT, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa
  • Compiler Theory, BSc (Hons) in IT, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa
  • Report and Proposal writing, BSc (Hons) in IT, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa
  • Logic Programming and Expert Systems, BSc (Hons) in IT, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa
  • Artificial Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic, BSc (Hons) in IT, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa
  • Data structures and Algorithms, BSc (Hons) in IT, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa
  • Artificial Intelligence and Expert systems, BSc (Hons) in IT, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa
  • Artificial Neural Networks, BSc Special Degree in Computer Science, University of Kelaniya
  • Agent Technology, BSc in ICT, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
  • Deductive Reasoning and Prolog for AI, BSc. Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Genetic Algorithms, BSc Special Degree in Computer Science, University of Sri Jayawardenapura
  • Artificial Intelligence & Expert systems, M.Sc. degrees offered by universities of Peradeniya
  • Logic Programming and Artificial Intelligence, B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees offered by University of Colombo
  • Artificial Intelligence & Expert systems for the B.Sc. degrees offered by universities of Keleniya, Peradeniya, Colombo and Jaywardenpura, Sri Lanka
  • Intelligent Systems, BIT degree, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Business Information Systems, M.Sc. degree offered by Keele
  • University, UK, in collaboration with Informatics Institute of Technology, Sri Lanka.
  • E-System Infrastructure development, M.Sc. degree offered by Charles Sturt University Australia, in collaboration with IDM International Pvt, Sri Lanka
  • Artificial Neural Network, B.Sc. degree offered by Manchester Metropolitan University UK, in collaboration with Informatics Institute of Technology, Sri Lanka.
  • Artificial Neural Networks and Expert Systems for the course on Decision Support Systems for the B.Sc. degree offered by London Metropolitan University, UK, in collaboration with IDM International Pvt, Sri Lanka
  • Deductive reasoning and Prolog for AI, B.Sc. degree offered by Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Introduction to Information Systems, for the B.Sc. degree offered by Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Programming perspectives and languages for the B.Sc. degree offered by Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence for the B.Sc in Management
  • Information Systems offered by National Institute of Business Management in Sri Lanka, in collaboration with University College Dublin, Ireland.
  • Information Technology for MA in Teachers’ Education, Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Internet Technology for MA in Teachers’ Education, Open University of Sri Lanka
Administrative Activities
2009 - Todate : Dean, Faculty of Information Technology
2007 - Todate : Academic Coordinator: BIT (External) Degree Programme
2006 - Todate : Director, Postgraduate Studies of the Faculty of Information Technology
2006 - Todate : Director, Information Technology Research Unit
2006 - 2009 : Head, Department of Computational Mathematics
1995-2001 : Head, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Open University of Sri Lanka

Research Activities

Research Supervision
  • PhD: Machine Translation using Multi Agent Systems
  • PhD: Memory as a conditional phenomena for computing
  • MPhil: Modeling of Hidden layers in Artificial Neural Networks
  • MPhil: Handwritten text recognition in mathematical documents
  • MSc: Ontology alignments using Multi Agent technology
  • MSc: Framework for modeling Genetic Programming applications
  • MSc: Multi Agents for problem solving from multiple viewpoints
  • MSc: Modeling monocular vision for low-end computing devices
  • Industry: Multi Agent framework for data clustering
Key Research Areas
Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)
Multi Agent Systems
Ontological Modeling
Complexity Science
Intelligent Systems
Machine Learning
Local Language Technologies
Theory of Computing

Education and Training

Education
PhD, University of Keele, UK, 1995
MPhil, Open University of Sri Lanka, 1992
BSc (Hons), University of Colombo, 1985

Career

Professional Affiliations
2012 – Present : Member, IEEE
2011 : Chairman, Committee for Popularization of AI, Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2009 - 2010 : President, Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2006 - 2007 : Consultant, Churn Prediction Project in the Dialog Research Lab, University of Moratuwa
2006 -2007 : Consultant, Fingerprint Identification System for the Police Department
2006-2007 : Chairman, Committee for popularization of AI, Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2005-2006 : Chairman: Research Committee, Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2005 : Consultant: Committee for Curriculum Development , Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
2005-2006 : Editor, Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2004 : Consultant, Maldives Teachers Training programme, National Institute of Education
2003-2004 : President: Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2002-2003 : Consultant: Secondary Education Modernization Project (SEMP), Developing Intelligent Item Banking System for National Evaluation and Testing Service, Ministry of Education
2002 : Consultant: Establishment of a Computer Resource centre for Western Provincial Council
1998 : Team leader, Knowledge Based System Development Project
1998 : Member, ADB project Coordination Team
1998-Present : Member, Computer Society of Sri Lanka
1996-Present : Life Member, Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science
1996-Present : Founder Member, Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
1995- 2005 : Chairman, Sub-Committee for developing IT Policy for the Open University
Positions Held
2011 : Chairman, Committee for Popularization of AI, Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2009 - 2010 : President, Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2006 - 2007 : Consultant, Churn Prediction Project in the Dialog Research Lab, University of Moratuwa
2006 - 2007 : Chairman, Committee for popularization of AI, Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2005 - 2006 : Chairman, Research Committee, Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2005 : Consultant, Committee for Curriculum Development , Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
2005 - 2006 : Editor, Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2004 : Consultant, Maldives Teachers Training programme, National Institute of Education
2003 - 2004 : President: Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2002 - 2003 : Consultant, Secondary Education Modernization Project (SEMP), Developing Intelligent Item Banking System for National Evaluation and Testing Service, Ministry of Education
2002 : Consultant, Establishment of a Computer Resource Centre for Western Provincial Council
1998 : Team leader, Knowledge Based System Development Project
1998 : Member, ADB project Coordination Team
1995 - 2001 : Head, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Open University of Sri Lanka
1995 - 2005 : Chairman, Sub-Committee for developing IT Policy for the Open University

Honours and Awards

Honours and Awards
2011 Best AI Project Award 2011 (jointly with GM Rajakaruna and S Jayalal) by Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2011 Best Paper Award-2011 (Jointly with Budditha Hettige), Information Technology Research Unit, University of Moratuwa
2010 Best AI Project Award 2010 (jointly with HB Walisundara) by Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2010 Best Paper Award-2010 (Jointly with Budditha Hettige), Information Technology Research Unit, University of Moratuwa
2009 Teaching Excellence Award 2009 by University of Moratuwa
2009 Outstanding Research Performance Award 2009 by University of Moratuwa
2009 Best Paper Award-2009 (Jointly with Budditha Hettige), Information Technology Research Unit, University of Moratuwa
2008 Outstanding Research Performance Award 2008 by University of Moratuwa
2008 Best AI Project Award 2008 by Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2007 Outstanding Research Performance Award 2007 by University of Moratuwa
2007 National Award for Popularization of Science by National Science Foundation
2007 Best AI Project Award 2007 by Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2006 Outstanding Research Performance Award 2006 by University of Moratuwa
2006 The CVCD Excellence Award (jointly with Prof. Chadrakeerithi) for the Most Outstanding Researcher in Technology and Allied Sciences by Committee of Vice Chancellors and Directors of Sri Lanka (CVCD)
2006 Best AI Project Award 2006 by Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence
2005 Outstanding Research Performance Award 2005 by University of Moratuwa
2005 Young Scientist Award for Excellence in Popularization of Science by National Science and Technology Commission (NASTEC)
2004 Commonwealth Research Fellowship at the Brunel University, awarded by Commonwealth Scholarship Commission
2001 Science Popularization award for the best Science Communicator, by Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Sciences
1992 Commonwealth Scholarship for Doctoral Degree programme at Keele University, awarded by Commonwealth Scholarship Commission

Publications*

Publications
  • B. Hettige, A. S. Karunananda (2011), Machine Translation System for Agriculture domain – Issues and Challenges,In Proceedings of the Third Joint National Conference on Information Technology in Agriculture, pp 18-22, December 29, 2011, University of Ruhuna
  • G.M. Rajakaruna, A.S. Karunananda, S. Jayalal (2011), Using Agent Technology for Ontology Alignment,In Proceedings of the Third Joint National Conference on Information Technology in Agriculture, pp 28-33, December 29, 2011, University of Ruhuna
  • W.J.L.N Wijayaweera, A.S. Karunananda(2011), Discovery of Data Models using Genetic ProgrammingIn Proceedings of the Third Joint National Conference on Information Technology in Agriculture, pp 34-40, December 29, 2011, University of Ruhuna
  • M.D.W Srimal, A.S. Karunananda(2011), Using Software Agents for Weather Forecasting from Multiple Perspectives, In Proceedings of the Third Joint National Conference on Information Technology in Agriculture, pp 46-50, December 29, 2011, University of Ruhuna
  • B Hettige and A. S. Karunananda(2011), Word as an Agent for Multi-agent based machine trasnlation, In proceedings of ITRU Research Symposium, pp 35-40, 22nd November 2011, University of Moratuwa
  • S.N. Nallaperuma and A. S. Karunananda(2011), An Emergent Model of Emotions, In proceedings of International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions – ICTer 2011, pp 19-25, 1st-2nd September Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • B Hettige and A. S. Karunananda(2011), Computational Model of Grammar for English to Sinhla Machine Translation, In proceedings of International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions – ICTer 2011, pp 26-31, 1st-2nd September Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • S.N. Nallaperuma and A. S. Karunananda(2011), Towards an Emergent Model of Emotions, In proceedings of 6th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, 16th -19th August 2011, Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • GM Rajakaruna, KD Saminda, HLSRC Kumara, PAPR Athukorala, WJLN Wijayaweera, AS Karunananda (2011), Agent Technology to Model Evolvable Ontologies, In proceedings of 6th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, 16th -19th August 2011, Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Budditha Henttige and Asoka S Karunananda (2010), An evaluation methodology for English to Sinhala Machine Translation, In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, pp 31-36, December 17-19, 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • D. S. Kalana Mendis, Karunananda A. S. and Udaya Samarathunga (2010),  A Statistical Fuzzy inference System for classifying human constitutents,  In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, pp 51-57, December 17-19, 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • A Kiribathgoda and A. S. Karunananda (2010), A  Swarm of Agents for Language Editing,  In Proceedings of ITRU Research Symposium 2010, pp 02-08, November 17, 2010, University of Moratuwa
  • G.I. Premarathne and A. S. Karunananda (2010), An Agent-based framework for resilence modeling of Value Chains, In Proceedings of ITRU Research Symposium 2010, pp 09-16, November 17, 2010, University of Moratuwa
  • W.C.M. Kumarasiri and Asoka S Karunananda (2010), iAgri – An Agricultural Value chain management system, , In Proceedings of ITRU Research Symposium 2010, pp 38-44, November 17, 2010, University of Moratuwa
  • B Hettige and A. S. Karunananda (2010), A Novel approach for English to Sinhala machine translation, In Proceedings of ITRU Research Symposium 2010, pp 66-72, November 17, 2010, University of Moratuwa
  • P.B.P.A. Abeywardane, A.W.A.S.G. Alahakoon, P.P. Arachchi, M.W.R.S. Ananda, A.S. Karunananda (2010),  A PC based System to Monitor and Control Growth Parameters of plants, In Proceedings of the Second Joint National Conference on Information Technology in Agriculture, pp 01-04, December 22, 2010, University of Moratuwa
  •  D.G.M. Karunarathna, J.A.I.M. Gunathilake, K.A. Sarangi, P.S.P. Pathirathna, W.A.G. Diluka, A.S. Karunananda, D. Nandasena (2010), Software Environment for Data Acquisition, Analysis and Forecasting in Rice Research, In Proceedings of the Second Joint National Conference on Information Technology in Agriculture, pp 14-19, December 22, 2010, University of Moratuwa
  • D.M.S.N. Dissanayaka and A.S. Karunananda(2010), Investigating the Use of Multi Agent Technology for Agricultural Information Systems, , In Proceedings of the Second Joint National Conference on Information Technology in Agriculture, pp 31-34, December 22, 2010, University of Moratuwa
  • I.A.A.U. Abeyrathne, H.K.N. Amarasinghe, W.K.T.R. Amarasignhe, M.D.P. Bamunuarachchi, A.S. Karunananda (2010), Sunlight Monitoring and Controlling System, In Proceedings of the Second Joint National Conference on Information Technology in Agriculture, pp 40-44, December 22, 2010, University of Moratuwa
  • DS Kalana Mendis, Asoka S Karunananda, Udaya Samaratunga (2009), A Commonsense Knowledge Modelling system for Qualitative Risk Assessment, International Journal of Geology, Issue 1, Volume 3, 2009
  • Karunananda Asoka S. and Subha Fernando (2009), Using Ontology Driven e-Learning Agent, The Journal of Three Dimensional Images, pp 70-82, Vol. 23 No. 1, 2009
  • Vishanth Weerakkody, Yogesh K. Dwivedi and Asoka Karunananda (2009), Implementing e-Government in Sri Lanka: Lessons from the UK, Information Technology for Development, pp 171-192, Vol. 15 No. 3, 2009
  • Budditha Hettige and Asoka S Karunananda (2009), Theoretical based approach to English to Sinhala machine TranslationProceedings of  the 4th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, IEEE Sri Lanka Section,  December 28-31, University of Peradeniya
  • Ruvindee Rupasinghe, Sanjaya Ratnajake and Asoka S Karunananda (2009), Priority Driven Agent Based Retail Supply Chain Management System, Proceedings of  the 4th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, IEEE Sri Lanka Section,  December 28-31, University of Peradeniya
  • Roshan Kumara, Asoka S Karunananda(2009), Mobile Agent for Monitoring Computer Networks, pp 5-11,Proceedings of the 6nd Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, 30th October 2009
  • Ruvindee Rupasinghe, Sanjaya Ratnayake, Asoka Karunananda(2009), Agent Based Solution for Retail Supply Chain Management, pp 12-18, Proceedings of the 6nd Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, 30th October 2009
  • B. Hettige, A. S.  Karunananda (2009), On Demand Web Page Translation – BEES in action, pp 24-31, Proceedings of the 6nd Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, 30th October 2009
  • K.G.Nishadi Lakshika, S.D.H.S.Wikramarathna, G.T.I. Karunarathna,  J.C. Balasuriya, A.S.Karunananda (2009), SLR Navigator, pp 32-36, Proceedings of the 6nd Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, 30th October 2009
  • Asoka S Karunananda (2009)Unexplored directions for the IT industry in Sri Lanka (invited paper), pp 57-61, 27th National Information Technology Conference, 9th – 10th  September 2009, Colombo
  • Rvindee Rupasinghe, Sanjaya Ratnayake, Asoka S Karunananda (2009), INSITH – An Agent-Based Retail Supply Chain Management Systempp 92-97, 27th National Information Technology Conference, 9th – 10th  September 2009, Colombo
  • D. S. Kalana Mendis, Asoka S Karunananda and U Samarathunga (2009), An approach to the development of Multi Techniques Integrated Expert Systems for tacit Knowledge Modelling, pp 133-138, 27th National Information Technology Conference, 9th – 10th  September 2009, Colombo
  • Budditha Henttige and Asoka S Karunananda (2009), Context-based approach to semantic handelling in English to Sinhala Machine Translation, pp 145-150, 27th National Information Technology Conference, 9th – 10th  September 2009, Colombo
  • Budditha Hettige  andKarunananda A. S.(2008), Web-based English to Sinhala translator in action, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, pp 80-85, December 12-14, 2008, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Menaka Ranasighe D. D., Karunananda A. S., and Ratnayake U. (2008), Learning qualitative relations in real world scenes, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, pp 413-418, December 12-14, 2008, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • D. S. Kalana Mendis, Karunananda A. S. and Samarathunga U. (2008), An approach to devlop multi techniques integrated expert system for diagnosis of human constitutions, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, pp 184-187, December 12-14, 2008, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Sanjaya Ratnayake, Ruvindee Rupasinghe, Anuradh Ranatunga, Shalinda Adikari, Sajayahan de Zoysa, Kamala Tennakoon, and Asoka Karunananda (2008), Using swarm Inelligence to perceive the Semantic Web, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, pp 91-96, December 12-14, 2008, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Subha Fernando, Asoka Karunananda, Shuichi Matsuzaki, Ashu Marasinghe (2008), Ontological Modelling in Kansei Engineering,  In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Kansei Engineering and Affective Systems, KEAS’08, 22nd -24th November, 2008
  • Nilupa Liyanage , Asoka S. Karunananda (2008), Using Neural Networks for Recognition of Handwritten Mathematical Documents, pp 21-25, Proceedings of the 5th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, 31th October 2008
  • B. Hettige,  Asoka. S.  Karunananda (2008), Web-based English to Sinhala Selected Texts Translation system, pp 26-33, Proceedings of the 5th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, 31th October 2008
  • Sanjaya Ratnayake, Ruvindee Rupasinghe, Anuruddha Ranatunga, Shalinda Adikari ,Sajayahan de Zoysa,  Kamala Tennakoon,     Asoka S. Karunananda (2008), Using Agent technology to access the Semantic Web, pp 41-48, Proceedings of the 5th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, 31th October 2008
  • Mendis D.S.K,  Asoka S. Karunananda, Samartunga U (2008), Fuzzy principal component analysis: widening scope of clinical diagnosis in Ayurveda Medicine, In Proceedings of the 26th National Conference, Colombo,  20-21st August 2008
  • Karunananda A.S.(2007), How can the Open and Distance Learning effectively facilitate IT Education in Sri Lanka?, OUSL Journal, Vol. 4, pp 53-71
  • Dissanayake S.N, Karunananda A. S. and Lekamge D.L.(2007)Use of Computer Technology for teaching of primary school mathematics, OUSL Journal, Vol. 4, pp 33-52
  • D. S. Kalana Mendis, Asoka S Karunananda, Udaya Samarathunga and Uditha Ratnayake (2007), An approach to the development of commonsense knowledge modeling system for disaster management, Artificial Intelligence Review 28: 179-196
  • Mendis D. S. K., Karunananda A. S. and Samarathunga U. (2007), An approach to analysis of human constitutions using a computer model, Ayurveda Sameekshawa – Journal of Ayurveda, Vol 2, Part 3, pp 190-192
  • Menaka Ranasighe D. D. andKarunananda A. S.(2007), Refining Rules Learned in Cognitive Computer Vision System, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, pp52-56, December 4-6, 2007, Melbourne,  Australia
  • Budditha Hettige  andKarunananda A. S.(2007), Intermediate-Editing Approach for English to Sinhala Machine Translation, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, pp 118-123, December 4-6, 2007, Melbourne,  Australia
  • Kannangara D. H. W., Ahangama S., Perera S. N., Pushpakumara M., Karunananda A. S.  and Withanage D.K. (2007), Iddhipada Agent for versatile e-Learning, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, pp 129-134, December 4-6, 2007, Melbourne,  Australia
  • Budditha Hettige & Asoka. S.  Karunananda (2007), Using Human-Assisted Machine Translation to overcome language barrier in Sri Lanka, pp 10-16, Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, 31th October 2007
  • Subha D. Fernando & Asoka S. Karunanada(2007), On Computing Ontology for Mental Factorspp 17-25, Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, 31th October 2007
  • U. Leelarathna, G.  Ranasinghe, N. Wimalasena, D. Weerasinghe & Asoka S. Karunananda (2007), NLP - Based Expert System for Database Design and Development, pp 34-38, Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, 31th October 2007
  • D.S. Kalana Mendis, Asoka S. Karunananda& U. Samarathunga (2007), Computational modeling in conceptual models: Widening scope of artificial life, pp 39-47, Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, 31th October 2007
  • Asoka S.Karunananda (2007), An Approach to humanizing e-Learning systemsProceedings of  the 2nd International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, IEEE Sri Lanka Section,  August 9-11, Peradeniya
  • Ranasinghe D. D. M. and Karunananda A. S. (2007), Using qualitative and commonsense knowledge to expand horizons of cognitive Computer Vision SystemsProceedings of  the 2nd International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, IEEE Sri Lanka Section,  August 9-11, Peradeniya
  • Mendis D.S.K,  Asoka S. Karunananda, Samartunga U, Ratnayake, U. (2007), Tacit Knowledge Modeling in Intelligent Hybrid systemsProceedings of  the 2nd International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, IEEE Sri Lanka Section,  August 9-11, Peradeniya
  • Dissanayake M., Hendahewa C., A. S. Karunananda  (2007), Artificial Neural Network Approach to Credit Risk AssessmentsProceedings of  the 2nd International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, IEEE Sri Lanka Section,  August 9-11, Peradeniya
  • Hettige, B. andKarunananda A. S.(2007), Developing Lexicon Databases for English to Sinhala machine TranslationProceedings of  the 2nd International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, IEEE Sri Lanka Section,  August 9-11, Peradeniya
  • Hettige, B. andKarunananda A. S.(2007), Transliteration system for English to Sinhala Machine TranslationProceedings of  the 2nd International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, IEEE Sri Lanka Section,  August 9-11, Peradeniya
  • Mendis D. S. K., Karunananda A. S. and Samarathunga U.(2006), A Computer Model for diagnosis of human constituents,  In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Automation, pp13-16, December 14-15, 2006, Colombo
  • Hettige, B. andKarunananda A. S.(2006), A Morphological Analyzer to Enable English to Sinhala Machine Translation, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Automation, pp21-26, December 14-15, 2006, Colombo
  • Ranasighe, D. D. M. andKarunananda A. S.(2006), Qualitative Reasoning Engine for Visual Scene Understanding in Cognitive Vision Systems, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Automation, pp 81-85, December 14-15, 2006, Colombo
  • Ranmuthugala M.H.P, Pathiragoda G.D.N.C., Karunaratne K.M.J., Jayasundara S.H.C., Guhan Dias, Karunananda A.S (2006), Online Sinhala Character Recognition on Handled Devices, In Proceedings of the 8th International Information Technology Conference (IITC 06), pp1-10, October 12-13, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Asoka S. Karunananda, Vishanth Weerakkody (2006), E-Government implementation in Sri Lanka: Lessons from the UK, In Proceedings of the 8th International Information Technology Conference (IITC 06), pp 53-65, October 12-13, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Mendis D.S.K,  Asoka S. Karunananda, Samartunga U (2006), Tacit Knowledge Modelling in Intelligent Hybrid Systems: Widening scope of information Engineering, In Proceedings of the 8th International Information Technology Conference (IITC 06), pp 225-231, October 12-13, Colombo, Sri Lanka                        
  • Hettige B. and Karunananda A.S.  (2006),  First Sinhala Chatbot in Action, Proceedings of the 3rd  Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, pp 4-10, 14th September 2006
  • De Silva G. R. C. and Karunananda A.S.  (2006),  Distributed Artificial Neural Network Training using an Intelligent Agent, Proceedings of the 3rd  Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, pp 19-26, 14th September 2006
  • Rupesh Selvaraj  &  Asoka S. Karunananda (2006), Virtual Tour Agent, pp 27-31, Proceedings of the 3rd  Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, 15th September 2006
  • Hendahewa C.,  Dissanayake M., Samaraweera S., Wijayawickrama N., Ruwanpathirana A., Karunananda A.S. (2006), Artificial Intelligence Approach to Effective Career Guidance, InProceedings of the 3nd Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, pp 32-42, September 14, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • D.S. Kalana Mendis, Asoka S. Karunananda and U. Samarathunga (2006), Widening Scope of Principal Component Analysis: A Fuzzy Approach, InProceedings of the 3nd Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, pp 43-50, September 14, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • D. D. M. Ranasinghe and Asoka. S. Karunananda(2006), Qualitative Realization of the Visual World,  InProceedings of the 3nd Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, pp 43-50, September 14, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Asoka S. Karunanandaand Ajith P. Madurapperuma (2006), Towards an Ontology for Kansei, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Kansei Engineering and Intelligent Systems (KEIS’06), pp 167-171, September 5-7, Aizu-Wakamasu, Japan
  • Karunananda A. S.(2006), Theoretical-based approach to e-Learning,  Proceedings of  the International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, IEEE Sri Lanka Section,  August 8-11, Peradeniya
  • Ranasinghe D. D. M. and Karunananda A. S. (2006), Qualitative knowledge driven approach to Inductive Logic Programming, Proceedings of  the International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, IEEE Sri Lanka Section,  August 8-11, Peradeniya
  • Devendra L.. and Karunananda A. S. (2006), On computing Learning Ontology with Mental Attributes, Proceedings of  the International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, IEEE Sri Lanka Section,  August 8-11, Peradeniya
  • Hettige B., and Karunananda A. S. (2006), A parser for Sinhala Language – first step towards English to Sinhala Machine Translation, Proceedings of  the International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, IEEE Sri Lanka Section,  August 8-11, Peradeniya
  • Karunananda A. S.(2005), Smart Intelligent Robots through Multi-Agent Systems Technology, Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Automation, December 15-18, 2005, Colombo, 246-250
  • Mendis D. S. K., Karunananda A. S. and Samarathunga U. (2005), An approach to develop knowledge modeling framework – Case study using Ayurvedic Medicine, Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Automation, December 15-18, 2005, Colombo, 251-255
  • Karunananda A. S.(2005), Learner centered Ontology driven approach to e-Learning, Proceedings of the Seventh International Information Technology Conference (IITC2005), Colombo, 244-252
  • Mendis D. S. K., Karunananda A. S. and Samarathunga U. (2005), An Intelligent System for smart thinking in clinical diagnosis, Proceedings of the Seventh International Information Technology Conference (IITC2005), Colombo, 223-229
  • Karunananda A. S.(2005), Learner’s Perspective driven ontology for e-learning, Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Humans and Computers, Japan, pp 143-149
  • Karunananda  A. S.(2005), Secure future through Multi-Agent System Technology, Proceedings of the 24th National IT Conference, Colombo, pp 104-113
  • D.D. M. Ranasinghe, A. G. Cohn and A.S. Karunananda (2005), Learning protocol model of the perceived environment from vision data,Proceedings of the 24th National IT Conference, Colombo, pp 144-152
  • Mendis D. S. K., Karunananda A. S. and Samarathunga U. (2005), Building commonsense knowledge modeling system – a holistic approach for disaster management, Proceedings of the 24th National IT Conference, Colombo, pp 160-168
  • Karunananda A.S.& Rzevski G. (2005),  Relevance of Buddhist Philosophy to ontological modeling  in Information Systems and Computer Science, Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, pp 4-13, 19th February 2003
  • Karunananda A.S.Hettige B. (2005), English to Sinhalese Bilingual Web Client for accessing the Semantic Web, Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, pp 36-42, 19th February 2003
  • Ranasighe D. D. M. Cohn A. G. and Karunananda A. S.(2005), Towards Building a Cognitive Vision System for Learning in Behavioral Models from Symbolic Data Using Qualitative Patio-Temporal Relations, Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, pp 22-27, 19th February 2003
  • Mendis D. S. K., Karunananda, A.S. and Samarathunga U. (2005), Using Fuzzy Logic for Automating Knowledge Acquisition, Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence, pp 28-35
Books

Authored books for Open and Distance Learning:

  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (2001), Computer Studies,  Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (2001), The Internet Technology, Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (2001), Information Technology, Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (2000), Knowledge Engineering, Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (1999),  Introduction to Information Systems, Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (1997),  Deductive Reasoning & Prolog for Artificial Intelligence, Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (1996), Programming Perspectives & Languages, Open University of Sri Lanka

 

Edited books for Open and Distance Learning

  • Asoka  S. Karunananda and D. N. Kodikara (2000), Software Engineering,  Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda and Kithsiri Jayananda (2000), Digital Computer Fundamentals,  Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Asoka S. Karunananda and Carmel Wijegunawardena (2001), Object oriented programming,  Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (2002), Pascal programming,  Open University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

 

Publication of Online Course material

  • Asoka S. Karunananda(co-author)  (2008), Mathematics for IT, University of Moratuwa
  • Asoka S. Karunananda (2009), Logic Programming, University of Moratuwa
  • Asoka S. Karunananda (2009), Intelligent Systems, University of Moratuwa
  • Asoka S. Karunananda (2010), Compiler Theory, University of Moratuwa
  • Asoka S. Karunananda (2010), Agent Based Systems, University of Moratuwa
  • Asoka S. Karunananda (2010), Expert Systems & Natural Language Processing, University of Moratuwa
  • Asoka S. Karunananda (2010),Essentials of Machine Learning, University of Moratuwa

 

Authored books for general public and students

  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (2007), How to write your thesis
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (2004), Artificial Intelligence, (in bilingual form)
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (2002), Computing for Schools  (in bilingual form)
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (2002), Compass for the computing world  (in bilingual form)
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (2001), Using computers for more work  (in bilingual form)
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (2001), How to do research
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (2001), Pinki – Motivation for Artificial Intelligence projects
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (2000), Software (in bilingual form)
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (2000), How to learn (in bilingual form)
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (1999), Scientific method and mathematics  (in bilingual form)
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (1999), Internet and its applications  (in bilingual form)
  • Asoka  S. Karunananda (1998), Computing for tomorrow’s world  (in bilingual form)

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