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Academic Staff member

Dr. W.A. Mohotti

Senior Lecturer (Grade II)

B.Sc. in IT (Moratuwa, S.L) M.Sc. in IT (Moratuwa, S.L) PhD, (QUT, Australia),
Email wathsala@dcs.ruh.ac.lk
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  • COM311b Internet Programming and Web Technologies
  • COM3212 Advanced Software Engineering Concepts
  • CSC1233 Software Engineering
  • CSC2113 Data Communication and Computer Networks
  • CSC2123 Object Oriented Programming
  • CSC2233 Internet Programming
  • CSC 4112 Research Seminar
  • COM121b Data Structures and Algorithms
  • CSC1113 Programming Techniques
  • Data Mining and Machine Learning
  • Text Clustering, Outlier Detection, and Cluster Evolution
  • Social Media Analytics
  • "Mohotti, W. A., KulawansaK.A.D.T., (2012), 'Agent based simulation for Home Interior Designing',
  • Emerging Built Environment: Reflection of Culture, Technology & Politics, Faculty of Architecture Research Unit, Galle Fort-SL, pp.127-134
  • Mohotti, W. A., Kulawansa K.A.D.T., (2014),' An Agent based simulation for the shape adaption of ""Coccus"" type bacteria colonies', Towards Transdisciplinary Research Culture, 1st Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference, Matara-SL,pp.184
  • Mohotti, W. A., (2015), ' Application of data mining to healthcare in developing countries: A REVIEW', 13th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, The Department of Industrial Management, Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya
  • Mohotti, W. A., Premaratne, S.C., (2015), 'Analyzing Citizen Profiles for Sri Lanka: A Review', International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches"", Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • Mohotti, W. A., Kulawansa K.A.D.T., (2016),' Modelling Bacteria Colony Shape Adaption Through Agent Technology', Emerging Tech Trends for Smart Digital Business, International Conference on Innovations in Informations in Infobusiness and Technology, Colombo-SL,pp.36
  • Athakda DMSBS, Niroshini PWW, Artigala WDSSM, Perera RAAL, Gamage SM, Ishanka MBS, Weerasinghe PP, Mohotti WA, and Walisadeera AI, Novel online agricultural commodity marketing system: WinC 2016, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka: August 2016.
  • Mohotti, W. A., & Premaratne, S. C. (2017). 'Analysing Sri Lankan lifestyles with data mining: two case studies of education and health'. Kelaniya Journal of Management, 6(1).
  • Mohotti, W. A., & Nayak, R. (2018). 'An Efficient Ranking-Centered Density-Based Document Clustering Method'. PAKDD 2018
  • Mohotti, W. A., & Nayak, R. (2018). 'Corpus based Augmented Media Posts with Density-based Clustering for Community Detection'. ICTAI 2018
  • Mohotti, W. A., Lukas, D. C., and Nayak, R. (2019). 'Concept Mining in Online Forums using Self-corpus-based Augmented Text Clustering'. PRICAI 2019
  • Tennakoon T.M.G., Luong K., Mohotti, W., Chakravarthy, S., and Nayak, R. (2019). 'Discovering Communities with Multi-type Relational Data Clustering. Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence '. PRICAI 2019"
  • Mohotti, W.A. and Nayak, R., 2020. Efficient Outlier Detection in Text Corpus Using Rare Frequency and Ranking. ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD), 14(6), pp.1-30.
  • Mohotti, W.A. and Nayak, R., 2021. Discovering cluster evolution patterns with the Cluster Association-aware matrix factorization. Knowledge and Information Systems, pp.1-32.
  • Blackler, A., Swann, L., Chamorro-Koc, M., Mohotti, W.A., Balasubramaniam, T. and Nayak, R., 2021. Can We Define Design? Analyzing Twenty Years of Debate on a Large Email Discussion List. She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation, 7(1), pp.41-70.
  • Athukorala, W. S., & Mohotti, W. A (2021). 'Short Text Topic Modelling using Non-negative Matrix Factorization with Neighbourhood-based Assistance'. 5th International Research Conference of Uva Wellassa University:IRCUWU 2021, Badulla, Sri Lanka. July 2021.
  • Science and Engineering Faculty High Achiever Award (QUT)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)
  • QUT Faculty Write Up Scholarship (FWU)
  • QUT Postgraduate Award (QUTPRA)