SUSL Staff Directory

Dr. Sampath Fernando

Senior Lecturer

sampathf73@gmail.com

Qualifications

PhD in Statistics (University of Auckland, New Zealand)

MPhil in Statistics (University of Peradeniya)

B.Sc. (Special) in Statistics (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Institute of Applied Statistics Sri Lanka (IASSL)


Recent Publications

Journal Articles:

  1. Bright, J.A., Buckleton, J.S., Taylor, D., Fernando, M.A.C.S.S., & Curran, J.M. (2014). Modelling forward stutter: Toward increased objectivity in forensic DNA interpretation. Electrophoresis, 35, 3152–3157.
  2. Fernando M.A.C.S.S., Samita S., & Abeynayake N.R. (2012). Modified factor analysis to construct composite indices: Illustration on urbanization index. Tropical Agricultural Research Journal, 4(23).
  3. Fernando, M.A.C.S.S. & Silva, C.W.C. (2012). Factors influencing successful employability of Arts graduates. Asian Journal of Multidimensional Research, 1(6), 69-81.
  4. Fernando M.A.C.S.S. (2008). Comparison of final average method and the cumulative grade point average (CGPA) method. Sabaragamuwa University Special Journal, 69-77

Conference Proceedings:

  1. Fernando, M.A.C.S.S., Curran, J.M., & Meyer, R. (2017). An infinite mixture model for modelling stutter ratio in forensic data analysis (Abstract). ICPS 2017: 19th International Conference on Probability and Statistics, Brisbane, Australia.
  2. Fernando, M.A.C.S.S., Curran, J.M., & Meyer, R. (2016). Performance and limitations of likelihood based information criteria and leave-one-out cross-validation approximation methods (Abstract). ICSA 2016: 18th International Conference on Statistics and Analysis, Singapore.
  3. Fernando, M.A.C.S.S., Curran, J.M., & Meyer, R. (2016). Performance of Watanabe-Akaike Information Criterion (WAIC) and importance sampling methods in leave-one-out cross-validation approximation (Abstract). Joint Conference of the New Zealand Statistical Association and Operations Research Society of NZ, Auckland, New Zealand.
  4. Fernando, M.A.C.S.S., Curran, J.M., Bright, J.A., Buckleton, J.S., & Meyer, R. (2015). Limitations of hierarchical and mixture model comparisons (Abstract). Biometrics by the Harbour: Conference of the International Biometric Society (IBS) – Australasian Region, Hobart, Australia.
  5. Fernando, M.A.C.S.S., Curran, J.M., & Meyer, R. (2015). Dirichlet process mixtures of linear regression models (Abstract). Joint Conference of the New Zealand Statistical Association and Operations Research Society of NZ, Christchurch, New Zealand.
  6. Fernando, M.A.C.S.S., Curran, J.M., Bright, J.A., Buckleton, J.S., & Meyer, R. (2014). Bayesian model comparisons and posterior predictive checks (Abstract). Joint Conference of the New Zealand Statistical Association and Operations Research Society of NZ, Wellington, New Zealand.
  7. Fernando, M.A.C.S.S., Curran, J.M., Bright, J.A., Buckleton, J.S., & Meyer, R. (2013). Improved models for stutter prediction in forensic DNA analysis (Abstract). Joint Conference of the New Zealand Statistical Association and Operations Research Society of NZ, Wellington, New Zealand.
  8. Fernando M.A.C.S.S., Samita S., & Abeynayake N.R. (2011). Modified factor analysis to construct composite indices: Illustration on urbanization index, 23rd Annual Congress of Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  9. Fernando M.A.C.S.S. & Samita S. (2011). Weighted factor analysis approach to construct a composite index for urbanization, AGM Applied Statistics Association of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  10. Fernando M.A.C.S.S., Silva C.W.C. & De Silva U.L.D.S. (2009). Factors affecting credit card usage among university employees: with special reference to Sabaragamuwa university, Sixth International Conference on Business Management, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  11. Silva C.W.C. & Fernando M.A.C.S.S. (2009). The impact of important contextual factors on supply chain management practices in manufacturing firms in Sri Lanka, Business and Information Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  12. Fernando M.A.C.S.S. & Silva C.W.C. (2009). The impact of performance evaluation of commerce and management degree programs using cumulative grade point average method, Sixth International Conference on Business Management, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  13. Silva C.W.C., Perera H.S.C., & Fernando M.A.C.S.S. (2008). The impact of important contextual factors on “information quality” as a supply chain management practice, Fifth International Conference on Business Management, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  14. Fernando M.A.C.S.S. (2008). The effect of cumulative grade point average (CGPA) method on arts, humanities and social sciences degree programs, Second International Symposium, Belihuloya, Sri Lanka.
  15. Silva C.W.C. & Fernando M.A.C.S.S. (2008). Influential contextual factors on information sharing through supply chain, Second International Symposium, Belihuloya, Sri Lanka.
  16. Fernando M.A.C.S.S. (2006). Optimal electricity consumption in domestic sector, First International Symposium, Belihuloya, Sri Lanka.
  17. Silva C.W.C. & Fernando M.A.C.S.S. (2006). Collection and disposal of solid waste by local government authorities in Sri Lanka, First International Symposium, Belihuloya, Sri Lanka.