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Professor BTGS Kumara

Professor

Computing

Email : kumara@appsc.sab.ac.lk

    Qualifications

  • PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Aizu, Japan (2015)

    MSc in Computer Science, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (2010)

    BSc (Hons) in Computer Science and Technology, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (2006)

    Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

    • Member: Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (SLAAS).
    • Member: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

    Research Interests

    • Web Service Clustering, Discovery, Selection and Composition
    • Big Data Analytics
    • Data Mining
    • Image Processing

    Research Grants/Research Awards

  • Member: Foreign Expert Project of Ministry of Science and Technology of China under Grant DL2022030011L.

    Deputy Coordinator - “InforBhoomi: VGIS-BasedInfo rmed Decision Making for Strengthened Local Land Governance” under the Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) operation (ongoing).

    Member:  Research grant (Grant No SUSL/RG/2016/18), Topic: An Online Platform for Predicting Crops Based on Environment Variable (Completed)

    Research Publication in Indexed Journals

  • SCI/SCI-E

    1. Li, Zhenni, Ying Xie, Kungan Zeng, Shengli Xie, and B. T. G. S Kumara. "Adaptive sparsity-regularized deep dictionary learning based on lifted proximal operator machine." Knowledge-Based Systems (2022): 110123, doi: 10.1016/j.knosys.2022.110123. (SciMago: Q1 & IF: 8.139)
    2. B.T.G.S. Kumara, I. Paik, and Y. Yaguchi, “Context-Aware Web Service Clustering and Visualization,” International Journal of Web Services Research (JWSR), vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 32 - 54, 2020, doi: 10.4018/ijwsr.2014040102.
    3. Rupasingha A. H. M. Rupasingha, Incheon Paik, and B. T. G. S. Kumara, Specificity-Aware Ontology Generation for Improving Web Service Clustering, IEICE Transactions on Information & Systems, Vol.E101-D,No.8,pp.-,Aug. 2018. 
    4. B. T. G. S. Kumara, I. Paik, W. Chen and K. Ryu, “Web Service Clustering using a Hybrid Term-Similarity Measure with Ontology Learning,” International Journal of Web Services Research (JWSR), Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 24 - 45, 2014.

    ESCI

    1. K. R. C. Koswatte, I. Paik, W. Park and B. T. G. S. Kumara, “Innovative Product Design using Metaontology with Semantic TRIZ”, International Journal of Information Retrieval Research (IJIRR), Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 43-65, 2015.

    DBLP

    1. Chamith Sandagiri, B. T. G. S Kumara, and Banujan Kuhaneswaran. "Deep Neural Network-Based Crime Prediction Using Twitter Data." International Journal of Systems and Service-Oriented Engineering (IJSSOE), vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 15-30, 2021.
    2. Banujan Kuhaneswaran, B.T.G.S. Kumara, and Incheon Paik, “Strengthening Post-Disaster Management Activities by Rating Social Media Corpus,” International Journal of Systems and Service-Oriented Engineering (IJSSOE), vol.10, no.1, pp.34-50, 2020, doi: 10.4018/IJSSOE.2020010103.
    3. J. Jayaneththi and B.T.G.S. Kumara, "Clustering-Based Approach for Clustering Journals in Computer Science," International Journal of Systems and Service-Oriented Engineering (IJSSOE), vol. 9, no.2, pp. 35-51, 2019, doi 10.4018/IJSSOE.2019040103.

    Scopus

    1. B. T. G. S Kumara and AAI Perera, “Automated System For Nurse Scheduling Using Graph Coloring,” Indian Journal of Computer Science and Engineering, Vol. 2, pp. 476-485, 2011.

    Research publications in refereed e-Journals (online journals)

    1. B. A. C. U. Priyantha, B. T. G. S. Kumara, K. Banujan, and S. Prasanth. "LSTM-Based Approach for Detecting Coronavirus-Related Twitter Posts to Track the Location of Covid-19 Patients and Deaths." IUP Journal of Information Technology, 17, no. 3, 2021.
    2. B.T.G.S. Kumara, A. Brahmana, and Incheon Paik, "Bloom's Taxonomy and Rules Based Question Analysis Approach for Measuring the Quality of Examination Papers," International Journal of Knowledge Engineering (IJKE), vol.5, no.1, pp.20-24, 2019, doi: 10.18178/ijke.2019.5.1.111
    3. T. H. A. S. Siriweera, Incheon Paik, B. T. G. S. Kumara and C. K. Koswatta, "Architecture for Intelligent Big Data Analysis based on Automatic Service Composition", International Journal of Big Data (IJBD), Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 1-14, 2015.
    4. B.  T. G. S. Kumara, Incheon Paik, K. R. C. Koswatte and Wuhui Chen, “Improving Web Service Clustering through Post Filtering to Bootstrap the Service Discovery,” International Journal of Services Computing (IJSC), Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 1 – 13, 2014.
    5. B. T. G. S. Kumara, Incheon Paik, Wuhui Chen, "Extract Features from WSDL Documents to Cluster Web Services with Ontology Learning", JCIT: Journal of Convergence Information Technology, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 920 - 929, 2013.

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

    1. K. I. Senadhira, R. A. H. M. Rupasingha and B. T. G. S. Kumara, "Sentiment Analysis on Twitter Data Related to Online Learning During the Covid-19 Pandemic," 2022 International Research Conference on Smart Computing and Systems Engineering (SCSE), 2022, pp. 131-136, doi: 10.1109/SCSE56529.2022.9905190.
    2. W. M. C. J. T. Kithulwatta, K. P. N. Jayasena, B. T. G. S. Kumara and R. M. K. T. Rathnayaka, "Docker Containerized Infrastructure Orchestration with Portainer Container-native Approach," 2022 3rd International Conference for Emerging Technology (INCET), 2022, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/INCET54531.2022.9825257.
    3. W. M. C. J. T. Kithulwatta, K. P. N. Jayasena, B. T. G. S. Kumara and R. M. K. T. Rathnayaka, "Performance Evaluation of Docker-based Apache and Nginx Web Server," 2022 3rd International Conference for Emerging Technology (INCET), 2022, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/INCET54531.2022.9824303.
    4. B. T. G. S. Kumara, G. A. C. A. Herath, P. M. A. K. Wijeratne and K. Banujan, "Work From Home After Covid-19: Machine Learning-Based Approach to Predict Employee's Choice," 2022 International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Applications (DASA), 2022, pp. 147-150, doi: 10.1109/DASA54658.2022.9765249.
    5. S. Kajanan, B. T. G. S. Kumara, K. Banujan, S. Prasanth and K. Manitheepan, "Classify the Outcome of Arterial Blood Gas Test to Detect the Respiratory Failure Using Machine Learning," 2022 International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Applications (DASA), 2022, pp. 1139-1143, doi: 10.1109/DASA54658.2022.9765012.
    6. S. Adeeba, K. Banujan, B. T. G. S. Kumara and S. Prasanth, "A Comparative Study of Machine Learning Algorithms for Predicting Weight Range of Neonate," 2022 International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Applications (DASA), 2022, pp. 869-873, doi: 10.1109/DASA54658.2022.9765164.
    7. M. P. R. I. R. Silva, R. A. H. M. Rupasingha and B. T. G. S. Kumara, "A Comparative Study of Predicting Students’ Academic Performance Using Classification Algorithms," 2022 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research in Computing (ICARC), 2022, pp. 385-390, doi: 10.1109/ICARC54489.2022.9753729.
    8. M. Ifham, B. T. G. S. Kumara, B. Kuhaneswaran, P. Senthan and E. M. U. W. J. B. Ekanayake, "Classifying Source Code Using Boosting Algorithms," 2022 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research in Computing (ICARC), 2022, pp. 355-360, doi: 10.1109/ICARC54489.2022.9754084
    9. K. M. G. S. Karunarathna, R. A. H. M. Rupasingha and B. T. G. S. Kumara, "Classifying Documents based on Formal and Informal Writing Styles using Machine Learning Algorithms," 2022 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research in Computing (ICARC), 2022, pp. 373-378, doi: 10.1109/ICARC54489.2022.9753774
    10. Nawodya. A. G. S and B. T. G. S. Kumara, "Machine Learning Approach to Detect Online Shopping Addiction," 2022 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research in Computing (ICARC), 2022, pp. 78-83, doi: 10.1109/ICARC54489.2022.9754020.
    11. B. T. G. S. Kumara, K. Banujan, S. Prasanth and G. A. C. A. Herath, "Constructing Global Researchers Network Using Google Scholar Profiles for Collaborator Recommendation Systems," 2021 International Conference on Innovation and Intelligence for Informatics, Computing, and Technologies (3ICT), 2021, pp. 274-279, doi: 10.1109/3ICT53449.2021.9582065.
    12. R. M. D. S. Rathnayake, B. T. G. S. Kumara and E. M. U. W. J. B. Ekanayake, "CNN - Based Priority Prediction of Bug Reports," 2021 International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Application (DASA), 2021, pp. 299-303, doi: 10.1109/DASA53625.2021.9682284.
    13. W. M. C. J. T. Kithulwatta, K. P. N. Jayasena, B. T. G. S. Kumara and R. M. K. T. Rathnayaka, "Docker incorporation is different from other computer system infrastructures: A review," 2021 International Research Conference on Smart Computing and Systems Engineering (SCSE), 2021, pp. 230-236, doi: 10.1109/SCSE53661.2021.9568323.
    14. D. Weerasinghe, B. T. G. S. Kumara, B. Kuhaneswaran and S. K. Gunathilake, "Identifying the Type of Chronic Kidney Disease Based on Heavy Metals in Soil using ANN," 2021 Third International Sustainability and Resilience Conference: Climate Change, 2021, pp. 270-274, doi: 10.1109/IEEECONF53624.2021.9667974.
    15. W. M. D. R. Ruwantha, K. Banujan and B. T. G. S. Kumara, "LSTM and Ensemble Based Approach for Predicting the Success of Movies Using Metadata and Social Media," 2021 International Conference on Innovation and Intelligence for Informatics, Computing, and Technologies (3ICT), 2021, pp. 626-630, doi: 10.1109/3ICT53449.2021.9581601
    16. K. Y. D. H. T. Yatapala and B. T. G. S. Kumara, "Detection of Suicide Ideation in Twitter using ANN," 2021 6th International Conference on Information Technology Research (ICITR), 2021, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/ICITR54349.2021.9657404.
    17. K. R. R. S. Thilakarathne, B. T. G. S. Kumara and B. Kuhaneswaran, "Analyzing Tourists’ Perceptions of Tourism Destinations using YouTube Comments," 2021 International Conference on Data Analytics for Business and Industry (ICDABI), 2021, pp. 301-305, doi: 10.1109/ICDABI53623.2021.9655833.
    18. D. Weerasinghe, B. T. G. S. Kumara, B. Kuhaneswaran and S. Gunatilake, "Neural Network-based Model for Classifying the Water Sources Based on the Physico-Chemical Parameters," 2021 International Conference on Data Analytics for Business and Industry (ICDABI), 2021, pp. 404-408, doi: 10.1109/ICDABI53623.2021.9655781.
    19. J. P. U. S. D. Jayakody and B. T. G. S. Kumara, "Sentiment analysis on product reviews on twitter using Machine Learning Approaches," 2021 International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Application (DASA), 2021, pp. 1056-1061, doi: 10.1109/DASA53625.2021.9682291.
    20. M. Ifham, B. T. G. S. Kumara and B. Kuhaneswaran, "Unsupervised Learning Approach for Clustering Source Code based on Functionalities," 2021 International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Application (DASA), 2021, pp. 304-308, doi: 10.1109/DASA53625.2021.9682355.
    21. M. Ifham, B. T. G. S. Kumara and E. M. U. W. J. B. Ekanayake, "Ensemble learning approach to classify user defined functions in Java programs," 2021 International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Application (DASA), 2021, pp. 533-537, doi: 10.1109/DASA53625.2021.9682289.
    22. H. W. J. Jayasanka, B. T. G. S. Kumara and B. Kuhaneswaran, "CNN Based Costume Categorization Approach to Bootstrap the Costume Recommendations," 2021 International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Application (DASA), 2021, pp. 741-744, doi: 10.1109/DASA53625.2021.9682314.
    23. K. M. O. V. K. Kekulanadara, B. T. G. S. Kumara and B. Kuhaneswaran, "Machine Learning Approach for Predicting Air Quality Index," 2021 International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Application (DASA), 2021, pp. 622-626, doi: 10.1109/DASA53625.2021.9682221
    24. I.M.G.L.Illankoon, and B.T. G. S.Kumara, “Analyzing the Influence of Current Situation in the Country for Vegetable Prices using LDA Topic Modeling,” in 2nd International Conference on Advancements in Computing (ICAC 2020), Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka, 10 – 11 Dec. 2020.
    25. I.M.G.L.Illankoon, and B.T. G. S.Kumara, “Data Mining Approach for Analyzing Factors Influencing Vegetable Prices,” in 5th International Conference on Information Technology Research, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2-4 Dec. 2020.
    26. S.P.C.W Sandagiri, B.T.G.S. Kumara, K. Banujan, “Detecting Crimes Related Twitter Posts Using SVM Based Two Stages Filtering,” 15th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), India, 26 -28 Nov. 2020.
    27. P Premisha, B.T.G.S. Kumara, EP Kudavidanage and K Banujan, “A Data Mining Based Ontology Approach for Predicting the Research Ideas Using past Research in the Wildlife Sector of Sri Lanka,” 15th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), India, 26 -28 Nov. 2020.
    28.  K.M.S.U.Bandaranayake, K.P.N.Jayasena, and B.T.G.S.Kumara, “A Novel Heuristic-Based Workflow Scheduling Algorithm in Cloud Environment,” 15th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), India, 26 -28 Nov. 2020.
    29. K.P.N Jayasena, K.M.S.U Bandaranayake, B.T.G.S. Kumara, “TRETA - A Novel Heuristic Based Efficient Task Scheduling Algorithm in Cloud Environment,” 2020 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON), Osaka International Convention Center, Osaka, Japan, 16-19 Nov, 2020
    30. S.P.C.W Sandagiri, B.T.G.S. Kumara, K. Banujan, “Deep Neural NetworkBased Approach to Identify the Crime Related Twitter Posts,” 2020 Int. Con. on Decision Aid Sciences and Application (DASA2020), University of Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain, 8-9 Nov, 2020.
    31. W.M.D.R. Ruwantha, and B.T.G.S. Kumara, “LSTM Based Approach for Classifying Twitter Posts for Movie Success Prediction,” 2020 Int. Con. on Decision Aid Sciences and Application (DASA2020), University of Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain, 8-9 Nov, 2020.
    32. Y.T. Premathilaka, K. Banujan, B.T.G.S. Kumara, “Ontology-Based Approach to Determine the Coverage of Examination Papers,” 2020 Int. Con. on Decision Aid Sciences and Application (DASA2020), University of Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain, 8-9 Nov, 2020.
    33. K.M.S.U Bandaranayake, K.P.N Jayasena, B.T.G.S. Kumara, “An Ef´Čücient Task Scheduling Algorithm using Total Resource Execution Time Aware Algorithm in Cloud Computing” 5th IEEE International Conference on Smart Cloud (SmartCloud 2020), Washington DC, USA, 6-8 Nov, 2020
    34. S.P.C.W Sandagiri, B.T.G.S. Kumara, K. Banujan, “Detecting Crime Related Twitter Posts using Artificial Neural Networks based Approach,” 2020 Int. Con. on ICT for emerging region (ICTer), University of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka, 5-6 Nov, 2020.
    35. S.P.C.W Sandagiri, B.T.G.S. Kumara, K. Banujan, “ANN Based Crime Detection And Prediction Using Twitter Posts And Weather Data,” Int. Con. on Data Analytics for Business and Industry 2020 (ICDABI2020), University of Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain, 26-27 Oct, 2020.
    36. P Premisha, B.T.G.S. Kumara, EP Kudavidanage and K Banujan, “An Ontology-Based Data Mining Approach for Predicting the Research Ideas using Past Research in the Wildlife Sector of Sri Lanka,” 13th Int. Research Conf. of Kothalawala Defence University (KDUIRC- 2020), Sri Lanka, 15th - 16th Oct 2020.
    37. HMLG Herath and B.T.G.S. Kumara, “Domain-Based Similarity Calculation Method for Calculating Document Similarity,” 13th Int. Research Conf. of Kothalawala Defence University (KDUIRC- 2020), Sri Lanka, 15th - 16th Oct 2020.
    38. IMGL Illankoon and B.T.G.S. Kumara, “Analyzing the Influence of Various Factors for Vegetable Price using Data Mining,” 13th Int. Research Conf. of Kothalawala Defence University (KDUIRC- 2020), Sri Lanka, 15th - 16th Oct 2020.
    39. S.P.C.W Sandagiri, B.T.G.S. Kumara, K. Banujan, “Clustering Crimes Related Twitter Posts using WordNet and Agglomerative Algorithm,” 13th Int. Research Conf. of Kothalawala Defence University (KDUIRC- 2020), Sri Lanka, 15th - 16th Oct 2020.
    40. P. T. Amarasena, B.T.G.S. Kumara and S. Jointion, "SVM Based Classification Approach to Identify Suitable Beginners for Tennis Based on Anthropometric Measurement," 11th Symposium on Applied Science, Business and Industrial Research (ASBIRES 2019), Wayaba University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, pp. 70-74, 06th November, 2019.
    41. C. N. Madawala, B.T.G.S. Kumara and L. Indrathilaka, "Novel machine learning ensemble approach for landslide prediction," 2019 Int. Research Conf. on Smart Computing and Systems Engineering (SCSE), Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 78-84, 28th March, 2019, doi: 10.23919/SCSE.2019.8842762
    42. P. T. Amarasena, B.T.G.S. Kumara and S. Jointion, "Data Mining Approach for Identifying Suitable Sport for Beginners," 2019 Int. Research Conf. on Smart Computing and Systems Engineering (SCSE), Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 57-62, 28th March, 2019.
    43. W. Weerakoon and B.T.G.S. Kumara, “Data Handling and Maintaining Data Consistency in Scalable Replicated Micro-Services,” 11th Int. Research Conf. of Kothalawala Defence University (KDUIRC- 2018), Sri Lanka , pp. 281-286, 13th - 14th September 2018
    44. S. V. Rajapaksha and B.T.G.S. Kumara, “Hairstyle Recommendation Based on Face Shape Using Image Processing,” 11th Int. Research Conf. of Kothalawala Defence University (KDUIRC- 2018), Sri Lanka , pp. 242-247, 13th - 14th September 2018.
    45. K. G. L. Chathumini, B.T.G.S. Kumara and H. A. C. S. Hapuarachchi, “Image Processing Based Automatic Pelicon Crossing System,” 11th Int. Research Conf. of Kothalawala Defence University (KDUIRC- 2018), Sri Lanka , pp. 93-99, 13th - 14th September 2018.
    46. B. P. N. Perera, B.T.G.S. Kumara and H. A. C. S. Hapuarachchi, “Predicting the Risk of Being a Diabetic Patient Using Statistical Analysis and Data Mining,” 11th Int. Research Conf. of Kothalawala Defence University (KDUIRC- 2018), Sri Lanka , pp. 35-41, 13th - 14th September 2018.
    47. K. Banujan, B. T. G. S. Kumara and Incheon Paik, “Twitter and Online News analytics for Enhancing Post-Natural Disaster Management Activities,”IEEE International Conference on Awareness Science and Technology (iCAST 2018), Japan, 2018.
    48. P K D N M Alwis, B. T. G. S. Kumara and H A C S Hapuarachchi, "Customer Churn Analysis and Prediction in Telecommunication for Decision Making", International Conference On Business Innovation (ICOBI), Sri Lanka, 2018.
    49. Upeksha P. Kudagamage, B. T.G.S. Kumara, and Chaminda H. Baduraliya, "Data Mining Approach to Analysis and Prediction of Movie Success", International Conference On Business Innovation (ICOBI), Sri Lanka, 2018.
    50. Thilina Jayasinghe, B.T. G. S. Kumara, W.W.G.D.S. Dhanapala, and R. K. A. R. Kariapper, "Standard Web Application for Flight Booking", International Conference On Business Innovation (ICOBI), Sri Lanka, 2018.
    51. B. T. G. S. Kumara, Incheon Paik, T. H. A. S. Siriweera and K.  R. C. Koswatte, “QoS Aware Service Clustering to Bootstrap the Web Service Selection,” IEEE International Conference on Service Computing (SCC), USA, June 25 - 30, 2017.
    52. T. H. A. S. Siriweera, Incheon Paik, and B. T. G. S. Kumara, “QoS and Customizable Transaction-aware Selection for Big Data Analytics on Automatic Service Composition,” IEEE International Conference on Service Computing (SCC), USA, June 25 - 30, 2017.
    53. T. H. A. S. Siriweera, Incheon Paik, and B. T. G. S. Kumara, “Constraint-Driven Dynamic Workflow for Automation of Big Data Analytics based on GraphPlan,” IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS), USA, June 25 - 30, 2017.
    54. R. A. H. M. Rupasingha, Incheon Paik, and B. T. G. S. Kumara, “Improving Web Service Clustering through a Novel Ontology Generation Method by Domain Specificity,” IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS), USA, June 25 - 30, 2017.
    55. R. A. H. M. Rupasingha, Incheon Paik, B. T. G. S. Kumara,T. H. A. S. Siriweera, “Domain-aware Web Service Clustering based on Ontology Generation by Text Mining”, Proceedings of IEEE IEMCON 2016, Vancouver, Oct. 2016.
    56. T. H. Akila S. Siriweera,  Incheon Paik and  B T. G. S. Kumara, "QoS-aware Traffic-efficient Web Service Selection over BigData Space", IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology,  Fiji, December 2016.
    57. B. T. G. S. Kumara, Incheon Paik, T. H. A. S. Siriweera and  K.  R. C. Koswatte, “Cluster-Based Web Service Recommendation,” IEEE International Conference on Service Computing, San Francisco, U.S.A, June-July, 2016.
    58. T. H. A. S. Siriweera, Incheon Paik, Jia Zhang, and B. T. G. S. Kumara, “Big Data Analytic Service Discovery using Social Service Network with Domain Ontology and Workflow Awareness,” IEEE International Conference on Web Services, San Francisco, U.S.A, June-July, 2016.
    59. R. A. H. M. Rupasingha, Incheon Paik and B. T. G. S. Kumara, "Calculating Web Service Similarity using Ontology Learning with Machine Learning," 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), India, December 2015.
    60. T. H. A. S. Siriweera, Incheon Paik, B. T. G. S. Kumara, Onotology-Based Service Discovery for Intelligent Big Data Analytics, IEEE International Conference on Awareness Science and Technology (iCAST 2015), Qinhuangdao, China, Sep. 2015.
    61. T. H. A. S. Siriweera, Incheon Paik, B. T. G. S. Kumara, and K. R. C. Koswatte, “Intelligent Big Data Analysis Architecture based on Automatic Service Composition,” IEEE Services Visionary Track on Big Data, USA, June 27-July 2, 2015.
    62. B. T. G. S. Kumara, Incheon Paik, Jia Zhang, T. H. A. S. Siriweera, K. R. C. Koswatte, “Ontology-Based Workflow Generation for Intelligent Big Data Analytics,” . IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS2015), USA, June 27-July 2, 2015.
    63. Wuhui Chen, B. T. G. S. Kumara, Incheon Paik and Zhenni Li, “A Topology-aware Optimal Data Allocation Algorithm for Big Data Infrastructure,” IEEE BigDataService 2015, USA, March 30 – April 2, 2015.
    64. K. R.C. Koswatte, I. Paik, B. T. G. S. Kumara, T.H.A.S. Siriweera, “Meta-Ontology for Innovative Product Design with Semantic TRIZ,” IEEE 2015 International Conference on Electrical and information Technologies (ICEIT2015), Morocco, March 25-27, 2015.
    65. B. T. G. S. Kumara, Incheon Paik, K. R. C. Koswatte and Wuhui Chen, "Ontology Learning with Complex Data Type for Web Service Clustering," IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Data Mining, USA, Dec 9-12, 2014.
    66. B. T. G. S. Kumara, Incheon Paik, K. R. C. Koswatte and Wuhui Chen, "Recommendation for Web Services with Domain Specific Context Awareness," IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Data Mining, USA, Dec 9-12, 2014.
    67. K.R.C. Koswatte, Incheon Paik and B. T. G. S. Kumara, "Meta-Framework for Semantic TRIZ," IEEE Symposium on Independent Computing, USA, Dec 9-12, 2014.
    68. B. T. G. S. Kumara, Incheon Paik, Hiroki Ohashi, Wuhui Chen, K. R. C Koswatte, “Context Aware Post-Filtering for Web Service Clustering,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Service Computing(SCC), USA, June 27-July 2, 2014.
    69. B. T. G. S. Kumara, Incheon Paik, Yuichi Yaguchi, Hiroki Ohashi, Wuhui Chen, “Context Aware Filtering and Visualization of Web Service Clusters,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS2014), USA, June 27-July 2, 2014.
    70. B. T. G. S. Kumara, Incheon Paik, Yuichi Yaguchi, Hiroki Ohashi, “Web Service Filtering and Visualization with Context Aware Similarity to Bootstrap Clustering,” in Proc. 5th IEEE International Conference on Awareness Science and Technology (iCAST), Japan, Nov 2-4, 2013.
    71. Hiroki Ohashi, Incheon Paik, B. T. G. S. Kumara, “Calculating Word Similarity for Context Aware Web Service Clustering,”  in Proc. 5th IEEE International Conference on Awareness Science and Technology (iCAST), Japan, Nov2-4, 2013.
    72. B. T. G. S. Kumara, Incheon Paik , Wuhui Chen, “ Web Service Clustering with Hybrid of Ontology Learning and Information Retrieval Based Term Similarity,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Web Services(ICWS), USA, June 27-July 2, 2013.
    73. B. T. G. S. Kumara , Incheon Paik , Yuichi Yaguchi, Wuhui Chen, “ Clustering and Spherical Visualization of Web Services,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Service Computing(SCC), USA, June 27-July 2, 2013.
    74. W. Chen, I. Paik, T. Tanaka, B. T. G. S. Kumara, “Awareness of Social Influence for Service Recommendation,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Service Computing (SCC), USA, June 27-July 2, 2013.
    75. Wuhui Chen, Incheon Paik, B. T. G. S Kumara, Takazumi Tanaka and Junbo Wang, “Awareness of Social Influence on Linked Social Service, IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics,”  Switzerland , june 12-15, 2013.
    76. B. T. G. S. Kumara, Incheon Paik, G. Lee, “Ontology Learning Method for Web Services Clustering,”  in Proc  7th International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology (ICCIT2012), Seoul ,South Korea, Dec 3-5,  2012. 

    Chapters and Books of Scholarly Work

    1. Mishoba, S., Banujan, K., Prasanth, S., & Kumara, B. T. (2022). A Machine Learning Approach to Classify the Telecommunication Customers Based on Their Profitability. In N. Ammari (Ed.), Social Customer Relationship Management (Social-CRM) in the Era of Web 4.0 (pp. 1-25). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-9553-4.ch001
    2. Liyanage, R. P., Kumara, B. T.G. S., Kuhaneswaran, B., & Prasanth, S. (2022). Deep Learning Approach for Detecting Customer Churn in Telecommunication Industry. In N. Ammari (Ed.), Social Customer Relationship Management (Social-CRM) in the Era of Web 4.0 (pp. 196-215). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-9553-4.ch009
    3. Kithulwatta, W.M.C.J.T., Wickramaarachchi, W.U., Jayasena, K.P.N., Kumara, B.T.G.S., Rathnayaka, R.M.K.T. (2022). Adoption of Docker Containers as an Infrastructure for Deploying Software Applications: A Review. In: Saeed, F., Al-Hadhrami, T., Mohammed, E., Al-Sarem, M. (eds) Advances on Smart and Soft Computing. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1399. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-5559-3_21
    4. Premananthan, P., Kuhaneswaran, B., Kumara, B. T. G. S, & Kudavidanage, E. P. (2021). Predicting the Future Research Gaps Using Hybrid Approach: Machine Learning and Ontology - A Case Study on Biodiversity. In B. Holland (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Knowledge and Organization Systems in Library and Information Science (pp. 157-175). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-7258-0.ch009
    5. B. T. G. S. Kumara, I. Paik, and K. R. C.  Koswatte, " Multi-Level Web Service Clustering to Bootstrap the Web Service Discovery and Selection", In L. Zhang, & Y. Ning (Eds.), Innovative Solutions and Applications of Web Services Technology, pp. 44-68, 2019. 
    6. B. T. G. S. Kumara, Incheon Paik, and Koswatte RC Koswatte. "Hybrid Term-Similarity-Based Clustering Approach and Its Applications." Handbook of Research on Investigations in Artificial Life Research and Development. IGI Global, 2018. 397-423.
    7. I. Paik, W. Chen, B. T. G. S. Kumara, T. Tanaka, Z. Li, and Y.  Yaguchi, “Linked data-based service publication for service clustering,” In Advanced in Computer Science and its Applications, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp 1429–1435, 2014.

    Recognized National/International awards for learning, research and teaching

    1. Best Paper Award (Software Engineering Track) - M. Ifham, B. T. G. S. Kumara, B. Kuhaneswaran, P. Senthan and E. M. U. W. J. B. Ekanayake, "Classifying Source Code Using Boosting Algorithms," 2022 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research in Computing (ICARC), 2022, pp. 355-360, doi: 10.1109/ICARC54489.2022.9754084
    2. Best Paper Award (Data Analytics Track) - I.M.G.L.Illankoon, and B.T. G. S.Kumara, “Analyzing the Influence of Current Situation in the Country for Vegetable Prices using LDA Topic Modeling,” in 2nd International Conference on Advancements in Computing (ICAC 2020), Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka, 10 – 11 Dec. 2020. 
    3. Best Paper Award (Computer, Embedded, and Intelligent systems Track) -K.M.S.U.Bandaranayake, K.P.N.Jayasena, and B.T.G.S.Kumara, “A Novel Heuristic-Based Workflow Scheduling Algorithm in Cloud Environment,” 15th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), India, 26 -28 Nov. 2020.
    4. Best Poster Award - W. Weerakoon and B.T.G.S. Kumara, “Data Handling and Maintaining Data Consistency in Scalable Replicated Micro-Services,” 11th Int. Research Conf. of Kothalawala Defence University (KDUIRC- 2018), Sri Lanka , pp. 281-286, 13th - 14th September 2018.
    5. Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing in Journal of ‘Future Generation Computer Systems’ – 2017. Future Generation Computer Systems is a Journal with 12 issues per year and impact factor of 6.125.

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

  • Journals

    Guest Editor

    1. Complexity - Special Issue "Advanced Sparse Machine Learning (ASML).
    2. Future Internet - Special Issue "Automating Process of Big Data Analytics Using Service Composition"

     

    Associate Editor

    1. International Journal of Systems and Service-Oriented Engineering (IJSSOE)

     

    Editorial Review Board

    1. International Journal of Web Services Research (IJWSR)

     

    Reviewer (Journal)

    1. IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
    2. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
    3. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
    4. IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems
    5. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
    6. IEEE Wireless Communications
    7. IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica
    8. IEEE Access 
    9. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks
    10. International Journal of Web Services Research (IJWSR)
    11. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
    12. Informatics in Medicine Unlocked
    13. Information Sciences
    14. ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS)
    15. Artificial Intelligence
    16. Ain Shams Engineering Journal
    17. Architecture and Evaluation Expert Systems With Applications
    18. Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science
    19. Computer Networks
    20. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence
    21. Expert Systems with Applications
    22. Future Generation Computer Systems
    23. Hindawi - Scientific Programming 
    24. Hindawi - Complexity 
    25. Hindawi - Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience
    26. Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciences
    27. Journal of Network and Computer Applications
    28. Knowledge-Based Systems
    29. Multimedia Tools and Applications
    30. SAGE Open
    31. Services Transactions on Internet of Things
    32. Open Geosciences
    33. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka (JNSFSR)
    34. Ruhuna Journal of Science

     

    Conference Committee Roles 

    Publication Chair

    1. International Conference on Advanced Research in Computing (ICARC 2021, ICARC 2022)

     

    Program Committee Member

    1. IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2017, ICWS2019 - ICWS2022)
    2. IEEE International IOT, Electronics and Mechatronics Conference (IEMTRONICS 2021)
    3. IEEE International Conference on JointCloud Computing (JCC 2020)
    4. IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2014 - SCC 2020)
    5. IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Computing 2018 (ICCC 2018)
    6. CCF 15th International Conference on Service Science (ICSS 2022)
    7. International Conference of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (ICSUSL 2021)
    8. International Conference on Services Computing(SCC 2019)
    9. International Conference on Blockchain (ICBC 2018)
    10. International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2018)
    11. International Conference on Internet of Things (ICIOT 2016, ICIOT 2018)

     

    Reviewer

    1. SLAAS / SLIC Conference on From Innovation To Impact (FITI-2020, FITI-2021)
    2. 5th International Conference on Information Technology Research (ICITR 2020 - ICITR 2021)
    3. International conference on advancements in computing  (ICAC2020, ICAC2021)
    4. International Research Conference - Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka   (IRCUWU - 2020, IRCUWU - 2021)
    5. 6th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (iCMA 2019) 
    6. General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University 12th International Research Conference 2019 (KDUIRC2019 - KDUIRC2021)
    7. IEEE International Conference on Cloud and Big Data Computing (CBDCom 2018)
    8. Wayamba International Conference (WinC-2018)
    9. International Conference on Innovations in Info-business and Technology-2017 (ICIIT-2017)
    10. 6th International Conference of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (ICSUSL 2017)
    11. Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science - 2017
    12. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2016)
    13. IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom2014)
    14. IEEE International Conference on Awareness Science and Technology (iCAST 2013)

     

    Session Chair

    1. International Conference of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (ICSUSL 2021)
    2. International Conference on Advanced Research in Computing (ICARC 2021)
    3. IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2016), USA, June 27 - July 2, 2016.
    4. 12th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2015), USA, June 27 - July 2, 2015.
    5. 5th IEEE International Conference on Awareness Science and Technology (iCAST), Japan, Nov2-4, 2013.
    6. 6th International Conference of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (ICSUSL 2017)

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

    • Director - Centre for Research and Knowledge Dissemination (CRKD) From 2023. 01. 01 to date. 
    • Chairman of the board of study in Computing in Faculty of Graduate Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, From 2020. 04. 06 to date. 
    • Chairman of the Board of Study of Faculty of Applied Sciences, Center for Open and Distance Learning, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, From 2020.11.08 to date.
    • Head of the Department of Computing & Information Systems, From 2017.05.02 to 2020.05.01