SUSL Staff Directory

Dr. Jayalath Ekanayake

Senior Lecturer

jayalathek@appsc.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

BSc (Peradeniya)

MSc (Peradeniya)

PhD (Zurich, Switzerland)


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

SLAAS - Life Time Member 


Current Research Projects

Decision support system for agriculture under the research grant Scheme 2017 of the Sabaragamuwa University

Predicting Crops Based on Environemental Factors

Extracting Abstract Concepts from Source Code


Research Grants/Research Awards

Research grant 2017 - Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka


Research Publication in Indexed Journals

Ekanayake,J.,Tappolet,J.,Gall,H.,and Bernstein, A,(2012).Time variance and defect prediction in software projects. Empirical Software Engineering, pages 1-42. 10.1007/s 10664-011-9180-x


Published as full paper at the National/International Conferences/Symposium

Ekanayake, Jayalath, Jonas Tappolet, Harald C. Gall, and Abraham Bernstein. "Tracking concept drift of software projects using defect prediction quality." In Mining Software Repositories, 2009. MSR'09. 6th IEEE International Working Conference on, pp. 51-60. IEEE, 2009.

Bernstein, Abraham, Jayalath Ekanayake, and Martin Pinzger. "Improving defect prediction using temporal features and non linear models." In Ninth international workshop on Principles of software evolution: in conjunction with the 6th ESEC/FSE joint meeting, pp. 11-18. ACM, 2007.

T. Vinothraj, D. D. Alfred, S. Amarakeerthi and J. Ekanayake, "BCI-based alcohol patient detection," 2017 Joint 17th World Congress of International Fuzzy Systems Association and 9th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems (IFSA-SCIS), Otsu, 2017, pp. 1-6.

doi: 10.1109/IFSA-SCIS.2017.8305564

Ekanayake, J. Herath, A., Guide Me Lanka: A Web Based Tour Planning System. 6th International Conference, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Kandy, 2017


Published in abstract/Extended abstract at the National/International Conferences/Symposium

Dananjali, K.T., Ekanayake, J.B., & Karunaratne, A.S., (2018, December). Variation of Welimada Potato Price Based on Weather and Other Competitor’s Price. In Proceeding of the 7th International Conference on Economic Research (ICER) of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

Dananjali, K.T., Ekanayake, J.B., & Karunaratne, A.S., (2018, December). M5P Model Tree in Predicting Potato Price in Intermediate Zone in Sri Lanka. In Proceeding of the 8th Annual Research Session of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

Lakshitha S.D.N., Ekanayake J.B. (2018 December), Intelligent Chat-Bot: Information Delivery System for Farming, Annual Research Sessions, In Proceeding of 74th Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science

Dananjali, K.T., Ekanayake, J.B., (2018 December). Factors Effecting for Variation of Producer Price of Potato Grown at Welimada. In Proceeding of 74th Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science.

Aruna S., Ekanayake J.B. , Why Key Employees Quit Their Jobs, Edhat: International Research Conference on ICT, Colombo Sri Lanka, November 2018

Tharindu Senadeera, Jayalath Ekanayake, Data Mining Approach to predict Suitable Seasons to Cultivate Crops, EdHat IRCICT: International Research Conference on ICT, Colombo Sri Lanka, November 2018

Ekanayake, J.B., Karunaratne, P.M.A.S., & Dananjali, K.T., (2017, December). An Online Platform for Predicting Crops Based on Environmental Variables. In Proceeding of the 7th Annual Research Session of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Gunawardana DAYK, Jayathunga RM, De Silva AHHG, Ekanayake JB, Wilson RLS, Augmentative and Alternative Communication Application for Adults with Language Difficulties, IRCUWU 2019: International Research Conference of Uva Wellassa University 2019, Badulla Sri Lanka.

Kumarasinghe HN, Monaravilla DMAB, Muwanwella IBMRKP, Ekanayake JB, An Intelligent Prediction Approach Based Long Short-Term Memory Model Using Numerical and Textual Data: The Case of Colombo Stock Exchange, IRCUWU 2019: International Research Conference of Uva Wellassa University 2019, Badulla Sri Lanka.

Fernando KPD, Perera MIU, Lakshmen KTSR, Ekanayake JB, Landmark Recognition Using Image Processing and Machine Learning, IRCUWU 2019: International Research Conference of Uva Wellassa University 2019, Badulla Sri Lanka.

Wasana PLD, Fernando PSR, Lakmal MKA, Illoshini PAA, Wilson RSI, Ekanayake JB, Application of Image Processing and Neural Network Technique for Rice Grading, IRCUWU 2019: International Research Conference of Uva Wellassa University 2019, Badulla Sri Lanka.

Danajali KT, Ekanayake JB, Karunarathne AS, K-Means Clustering Algorithm to Predict Badulla Tomato Price Based on Weather Factors, IRCUWU 2019: International Research Conference of Uva Wellassa University 2019, Badulla Sri Lanka.

Thiviya T., Nitheesram R, Srinath G, Ekanayake JB, Mehendran Y, Mobile Apps Feature Extraction Based on User Reviews Using Machine Learning, IRCUWU 2019: International Research Conference of Uva Wellassa University 2019, Badulla Sri Lanka.


Editor-in-Chief of Journals/Editorial Board Member/Program Chair/Reviewer

Conference Chair- iSciTech-2016: Frontiers in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Inaugural International Conference, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka in collaboration with University of Kyushu, Center for Organic and Electronic Research (OPERA) and JST-ERATO ADACHI Molecular Excitation Engineering Project Japan.


Positions Held/Hold or service Rendering/Rendering (University Level/National Level/International Level)

Head/ Department of Physical Sciences and Technology, October 2014 to October 2017

Chairman/ Board of Study in Computing and Information Systems, Faculty of Graduate Studies, May 2012 to present

Chairman/ Board of Study of the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Centre for Open and Distance Learning, August 2016 to present

Program Committee member, Staff Development Centre, Sabaragagamuwa University of Sri Lanka, January 2013 to December 2016

Management Committee Member, Staff Development Centre, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, July 2014 to December 2014

Deputy Coordinator of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), University Development Grant (UDG), HETC Project, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, May 2012 to May 2014

Coordinator, UCTIT round 2 and 3, University Development Grant (UDG), HETC project, June 2015 to December 2015