Browsing by Year "2011"

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  • Chandrasekara, DP [Conference-Abstract]
    The architectural education system at University of Moratuwa (UOM) was changed to a direct 05 year Bachelor of Architecture degree from the 2003 new entrants. Prior to that, the format of the architectural education at ...
  • Wijesekera, NTS; Karunaratna, KNC; Nishantha, KGKR [Article-Full-text]
    Sri Lanka's dry zone is studded with nearly 12,500 small tanks built by ancient kings to store rain water for irrigation purposes. Most of them are called minor tanks which cater to land extents less than 80 ha.. Farmers--^nder ...
  • Sandakalum, MKDNP; Fernando, BMS; Waidyathilaka, JC; Eranga, KKA; Peiris, MDU; Kulawansa, KADT [Conference-Abstract]
    To achieve sustainable economic growth of the rural agricultural ecosystem, the infusion of information technology (IT) is imperative. Bringing the growth influencing factors such as, the agro information support systems ...
  • Premachandra, BAJK; Edirisinghe, DG; De Silva, MIA [Article-Abstract]
    Use of reclaimed rubber as a component of a blend with virgin rubber or as a replacement for the virgin material in most rubber applications, especially in tyre components, has increased in the recent past. This is due ...
  • Daum, D; Haldi, F; Morel, N [Article-Full-text]
    A personalized measure for thermal comfort has been applied for use in combination with smart controls for building automation. Using data from a field study, we first show the superiority of personalized measures for ...
  • Kulasekera, AL; Gopura, RARC; Hemapala, KTMU; Perera, N [Conference-Abstract]
    The applications of Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) in electrical power systems are becoming popular due to their inherent benefits such as increased autonomy, reactivity, pro activity and social ability. This paper reviews ...
  • Yao, R; Luo, Q; Li, B [Article-Full-text]
    Techniques for modelling urban microclimates and urban block surfaces temperatures are desired by urban planners and architects for strategic urban designs at the early design stages. This paper introduces a simplified ...
  • Lin, JT; Chuah, YK [Article-Full-text]
    The potential of natural ventilation and cooling due to stack effects was investigated for large spaces with high ceilings. Different opening area ratios with respect to floor area were studied. Parameters of stack effects ...
  • Abeykoon, H; Kaushalya, T; Akram, N; Weerawarana, S; De Silva, C; Dissanayaka, A [Conference-Abstract]
    Music notations can be considered as very important information for musicians as well as for music fans, To recreate music which WOJ heard before, one has to know the musical notes which were included in that music recording. ...
  • Unknown author [Conference-Full-text]
    Rush hour traffic is a common daily occurrence in the USA. Highway and bridge construction further aggravates the situation. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Departments of Transportation in several states ...
  • Dias, WPS [Article-Full-text]
    Polanyi insisted that scientific knowledge was intensely personal in nature, though held with universal intent. His insights regarding the personal values of beauty and morality in science are first enunciated. These are ...
  • Sandanayake, TC; Madurapperuma, AP; Dias, D [Article-Abstract]
    Online learning is commonly accepted as a support tool for educators as well as a medium of delivery of any-time, any-where content of a wide range of study programs to a widely dispersed learner community. Web-based ...
  • Nanayakkara, MS; Kulawansa, KADT [Conference-Abstract]
    Primary Education is the first step of the compulsory education, it is very vital to acknowledge the importance of primary education. Any primary education system, globally, faces some key problems that cannot be addressed ...
  • Rajakaruna, GM; Saminda, KD; Kumara, HKSRC; Athukorala, PAPR; Wijayaweera, WJLN; Karunananda, AS [Conference-Abstract]
    Ontology is becoming popular as a powerful way to structure the knowledge sources for complex systems. Modeling of evolvable ontologies turns out to be a research challenge for many decades. This paper presents how the ...
  • Buddhika, KT; Jayamanne, DP; Wijegunawardana, PP; Gunasekera, RC; Perera, AS [Conference-Abstract]
    Accurate Decision Making is a key aspect of a successful business organization. Manual decision making has become exceedingly difficult because of the availability of large data volumes and business complexity. This survey ...
  • Unknown author [Conference-Full-text]
    This study deals with the seismic assessment and retrofitting of existing under-designed R/C structures and the issue of selecting effective retrofit solutions is discussed. A displacement based procedure using nonlinear ...
  • Wijerathne, SN; Halwatura, RU [Conference-Full-text]
    Since the last few decades the world population has been increasing in a faster rate. With the increasing population, the needs of the people have also increased. Because of that more people have lean towards to move to ...
  • Wijerathne, N [Conference-Abstract]
    Since the last few decades the world population has been increasing in a faster rate. With the increasing population, the needs of the people have also increased. Because of that more people have lean towards to move to ...
  • Fernando, BMS; Kulawansa, KADT [Conference-Abstract]
    In the current era, the hardware resources are getting improved each day. It can take more processing power, thus quick results from the given input. But most of the existing applications still rely on the analytical skills ...
  • Sooriyabandara, E; Jayawardena, I; Gallaba, K; Pavalanathan, U; Pathirage, M; Nanayakkara, V [Conference-Abstract]
    The use of process modeling concepts in business scenarios enables designers to specify process requirements 0 in terms of interactions, enacted by human agents. Inter-operation of Business Processes at the human level, ...