Mr. P. K. C. M. Wijewickrema


Contact Information:

Office Address:  

Main Library,
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka,
Belihuloya,
70140,
Sri Lanka.

 

Email:   manju@lib.sab.ac.lk

Telephone: +94(0)45 - 2280045

 

Educational/ Professional Qualifications:  

BSc (Special) Hons (Mathematics), University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

MLS (Library & Information Science), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

 

Research Interests:

Automatic Text Classification (ATC)

Information Retrieval (IR)

Scholarly Communication

Ontology

Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

 

Memberships & Awards (selected):

Member of the University Librarians' Association (ULA) of Sri Lanka

 

Teaching:

Postgraduate:

Visiting lecturer for Masters in Library and Information Science (MLS 2013/2015), National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, University of Colombo

Visiting lecturer for Masters in Information Management (MIM 2013) & Postgrduate Diploma in Information Management (PGDIM 2013), National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, University of Colombo

Visiting lecturer for Masters in Library and Information Science (MLS 2012/2013), National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, University of Colombo

Visiting lecturer for Masters in Teacher Librarianship (MTL 2010/2012), National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, University of Colombo

Visiting lecturer for Postgraduate Diploma in Teacher Librarianship (PGTL 2010/2012), National Institute of Library and Information Sciences, University of Colombo

 

Undergraduate:

Visiting lecturer in Scientific Thinking (BA March 2012 - July 2012 & September 2011 - December 2011), Department of Languages, Faculty of Social Sciences & Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Visiting lecturer in Library Skills (BA October 2011 - January 2012 & December 2010 - April 2011), Department of Languages, Faculty of Social Sciences & Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

 

Positions Held (selected):

Assistant Librarian, Main Library, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (September 2007 - September 2012)

Temporary Tutorial Instructor in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka (October 2006 - August 2007)

 

Publications in Indexed/Peer-Reviewed Journals:

 

  • Wijewickrema, P. K. C. M. (2015, June 8-9). A Three Dimensional Model for Selecting the Most Appropriate Journal Outlet for Manuscript Submission. Paper Presented at the 3rd International Conference on Social Sciences Research (ICSSR 2015), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 488-504.

 

  • Wijewickrema, C. M. (2014). Impact of an Ontology for Automatic Text Classification. Annals of Library and Information Studies (ALIS), 61(4), 263-272.

 

  • Wijewickrema, C. M., & Gamage, R. (2013, August 17-23). An Ontology Based Fully Automatic Document Classification System Using an Existing Semi-Automatic System. Paper Presented at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress, 79th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, Suntec City, Singapore. Available at: http://library.ifla.org/159/1/112-wijewickrema-en.pdf

 

  • Wijewickrema, P. K. C. M., & Ratnayake, A. R. M. M. (2013). Enhancing Accuracy of a Search Output: a Conceptual Model for Information Retrieval. Journal of the University Librarians' Association of Sri Lanka17(2), 127-143.

 

  • Wijewickrema, P. K. C. M., & Gamage, R. C. G. (2012). Automatic Document Classification Using a Domain Ontology. Proceedings of the 09th National Conference on Library and Information Science (NACLIS 2012), 85-107. 

 

  • Wijewickrema, P. K. C. M., & Gamage, R. C. G. (2012). An Enhanced Text Classifier for Automatic Document Classification. Journal of the University Librarians' Association of Sri Lanka16(2), 138-159.

 

  • Wijewickrema, P. K. C. M., & Nawarathne, I. M. (2009). Indri's Suitability as a Digital Library Search Engine: An Evaluation. Journal of the University Librarians' Association of Sri Lanka, 13(special issue), 165-179.

 

  • Wijewickrema, P. K. C. M., & Wijayasiri, M. P. A. (2007). A Solution for Non-Stationary, Slowly-Rotating, Cylindrically Symmetric, Perfect Fluid Universe. Ruhuna Journal of Science, II, 10-17.

 

Abstracts/ Posters Presented at National/ International Conferences:

 

  • Wijewickrema, P. K. C. M. (2013). Impact of Ontology for Automatic Document Classification. Abstracts of the 2013 Annual Research Sessions of the University Librarians' Association of Sri Lanaka, 01.

 

  • Wijewickrema, P. K. C. M., & Ratnayake, A. R. M. M. (2008). Term Space Comparison Mathematical Model for Information Retrieval. Abstracts of the 2nd SUSL International Symposium, 183.

 

  • Ratnayake, A. R. M. M., Wijewickrema, P. K. C. M. (2008). Integrating Information Literacy to Undergraduate Curriculum: Examining a Suitable Model for the Sri Lankan Context. Abstracts of the 2nd SUSL International Symposium, 115.