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  • Chethana, BAS; Rukmal, KWJ; Rathnayake, HC; Randeni, RPKJ; Sandanayake, TC [Conference-Full-text]
    Emotions play an essential role in decision making, managing, perceiving, learning and influencing the thinking process of humans. Emotions are also important in teaching and learning and often find expression in ...
  • Samarasingha, SLLK; Sandaruwan, AMDM; Sandaruwan, AMDM; Senanayake, MDRN; Withanage, DK; Sudantha, BH [Conference-Full-text]
    Blindness is the form of absence of visual sensation due to physiological or neurological factors. With this lack of vision blind people have to face unexpected situations while travel or attend their day to day work. ...
  • Silva, WMAU; Kanakarathna, KMDTK; Priyankara, WAAN; Wijerathna, DMHGNN; Chaminda, HT [Conference-Full-text]
    Object recognition and navigation are highly challengeable for visually impaired even though the environment is familiar for him. There are different approaches for addressing this problem domain using technologies ...
  • Gunawardana, ASL; Pathirana, PS; Gamage, TST; Ponnamperuma, SR; Weerawarana, SM [Conference-Full-text]
    This research paper discusses evolution of perception capturing and analytic mechanisms and presents a system for crowdsourced perception analysis. Crowdsourcing has become a buzzword in social computing which can ...
  • Premarathna, PHSR; Indrajee, KHH; Mahawithana, P; De Silva, LYSG; Wimalasuriya, DC [Conference-Full-text]
    This paper presents a model to measure semantic similarity between custom ontology concepts and the taxonomy of WordNet and introduces a new ontology concept similarity measure. The similarity measure is based on ...
  • Dissanayaka, DMRCB; Silva, TLS; Rankothge, DGTS; Ratalakotuwa, R.D.G.D.J; Madurasinghe, SY; Kulawansa, KADT; Fernando, SA
    Nowadays people have to face many difficulties when they are going to buy or get services for a vehicle and in storing all the information about vehicles in a one place and access whenever they want. Even companies which ...
  • Bandara, YMJK; Madhumalie, SHP; Madurasinghe, SY; Weerasinghe, MSC; Karunaratne, PM [Conference-Full-text]
    The rising development of technologies caused consumers to deal with an increasingly large amount of product and service information which is far beyond the individual’s cognitive effort to process. However due to the ...
  • Chaminda, T; Dayaratne, TT; Amarasinghe, HKN; Jayakody, JMRS [Conference-Full-text]
    World has changed. Everybody is connected. Almost each and everyone have a mobile phone. Millions of SMSs are going around the world over mobile networks in every second. But about 1/3 of them are spam. SMS spam has become ...
  • Kumara, AS; Gunawardana, KD; Halwatura, RU [Conference-Full-text]
    Implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a radical change in an organization. Some of the staff are willing to accept new challenges whereas others are not. Therefore, there is a gap between attitudes ...
  • Kumara, AS; Gunawardana, KD; Halwatura, RU [Conference-Full-text]
    Implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a radical change in an organization. Some of the staff are willing to accept new challenges whereas others are not. Therefore, there is a gap between attitudes ...
  • Thanthriwatta, TM; Karunaratne, PM [Conference-Full-text]
    The concept of Personalized Web Search is commonly used for improving the quality of web search results by identifying and facilitating different users’ search needs. There are several techniques such as user ...
  • Dias, WPS [Article-Abstract]
    This paper describes a comprehensive programme of testing for strength, durability (sorptivity, carbonation, drying shrinkage, sulphate attack and chloride ingress) and fresh-state properties (slump, slump loss, setting ...
  • Dias, WPS; Subrahmanian, E; Monarch, IA [Article-Abstract]
    We identify four orthogonal dimensions along which information in engineering design organizations can be ordered, namely (i) the principle of ordering (top down vs. bottom up), (ii) the structure ...
  • Blockley, David; Dias, WPS [Article-Abstract]
    How can human beings learn to live well together? Two of the biggest challenges threatening human well-being and flourishing are climate change and global terrorism. Has engineering systems thinking anything to offer such ...
  • Dias, WPS; Dissanayake, Ranjith; Chandratilake, Ravihansa [Article-Abstract]
    Around 300 000 people were killed by the tsunami that followed the Sumatra–Andaman earthquake on Boxing Day 2004, making it one of the worst disasters in modern history. Up to 40 000 died in Sri Lanka alone, where around ...
  • Dias, WPS [Article-Abstract]
    Toughness is arguably a better metaphor than resilience to describe the characteristics of wider systems for which the term ‘resilience’ is currently employed. This argument is presented by describing the various features ...
  • Matzenberger, Julian; Hargreaves, Nigel; Raha, Debadayita; Dias, WPS
    The purpose of this paper is to outline different notions of the term resilience used in scientific disciplines and consequently explore how the concept can be applied to energy systems. The concept of resilience has ...
  • Dias, WPS
    The influence of mix constituents (including corresponding concrete grade), retarding and air entraining admixtures and PFA additives, and the effect of environmental factors on plastic shrinkage cracking of mortar specimens ...
  • Dias, WPS [Article-Abstract]
    The experimental programme described in this paper indicated that concrete grade and specimen preconditioning were the major factors influencing sorptivity, whereas specimen size and coating had relatively little effect. ...
  • Dias, WPS [Article-Abstract]
    The service life of a building depends mainly on its chief structural materials and the environment it is placed in. This paper collates the evidence from condition surveys conducted on some buildings with ages of up to ...

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