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Academic Staff member

Dr.(Mrs.) W.A.Indika

Senior Lecturer (Grade I)

B.Sc.(sp)(Kelaniya, S.L.), M.Sc.(Kelaniya, S.L.), PhD(UCSC, S.L.),
Email waindika@dcs.ruh.ac.lk
Extention 4801/4807

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  • COM3b3b Computer Project
  • CSC1153 Laboratory Assignments
  • CSC1213 Database Management Systems
  • CSC3113 Group Projects
  • CSC3142 Internet Services and Protocols
  • CSC4046 Individual Research Project
  • CSC4262 Selected Topics
  • Ontology Development for Representing and Searching Information and Knowledge in User Context
  • Knowledge Management Systems
  • Semantic Web Technologies
  • Ontology Engineering and Mobile Applications
  • JOURNAL ARTICLES:
  • 1. Anusha Indika Walisadeera, Athula Ginige, Gihan Nilendra Wikramanayake, User Centered Ontology for Sri Lankan Farmers, Ecological Informatics Journal, Elsevier, 26(2), 140-150 (2015) (Impact factor: 1.98).
  • 2. Walisadeera, A.I., Ginige, A., Wikramanayake, G.N. Developing a CommunityBased Knowledge System: A Case Study using Sri Lankan Agriculture. International Journal on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer), 8(3):1, 119-129. March 2016.
  • 3. Sugathadasa, L., Ginige, A., Wikramanayake, G. N., Goonetillake, J. S., De Silva, L. N., & Walisadeera, A. I. (2016). Digital knowledge ecosystem to reduce uncertainty and coordination failure in agricultural markets: study of "Govi Nena" mobile-based information system. Agribusiness and Information Management, 8(1), 11-16. doi:10.14771/AIM.8.1.2
  • BOOK CHAPTERS:
  • 1. Walisadeera, A.I., Wikramanayake, G.N., and Ginige, A. An Ontological Approach to Meet Information Needs of Farmers in Sri Lanka. In: Murgante, B. et al. (Eds.), 2013 International Conference on Computational Science and its Applications (ICCSA 2013). Part I, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), 7971, pp. 264 278. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (2013).
  • 2. Walisadeera, A.I., Ginige, A., Wikramanayake, G.N., Conceptualizing Crop Life Cycle Events to Create a User Centered Ontology for Farmers, In: 14th International Conference on Computational Science and Applications (ICCSA 2014). Edited by: B. Murgante et al. (Eds.). Part V, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), 8583, pp. 791 806. Springer International Publishing Switzerland, Guimaraes, Portugal (2014).
  • 3. Walisadeera, A.I., Ginige, A., Wikramanayake, G.N., L.P. Madushanka, A.A.S. Udeshini, A Framework for End-to-End Ontology Management System, In: 15th International Conference on Computational Science and Applications (ICCSA 2015). Edited by: B. Murgante et al. (Eds.). Part I, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), 9155, pp. 529-544. Springer International Publishing Switzerland, Banff, Canada (2015).
  • 4. Walisadeera, A.I., Ginige, A., Wikramanayake, G.N., Ontology Evaluation Approaches: A Case Study from Agriculture Domain, In: 16th International Conference on Computational Science and Applications (ICCSA 2016). Edited by: O. Gervasi et al. (Eds.). Part IV, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), 9789, pp. 318-333. Springer, Beijing, China (2016).
  • 5. Samarasinghe, S. W. A. D. M., Walisadeera, A.I., Goonetillake, M. D. J. S., UserFriendly Ontology Structure Maintenance Mechanism Targeting Sri Lankan Agriculture Domain, In: 16th International Conference on Computational Science and Applications (ICCSA 2016). Edited by: O. Gervasi et al. (Eds.). Part V, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), 9790, pp. 24-39. Springer, Beijing, China (2016).
  • 6. Anusha Indika Walisadeera, Athula Ginige, and Gihan Nilendra Wikramanayake, Design Approaches Emerging in Developing an Agricultural Ontology for Sri Lankan Farmers. Edited by: Osvaldo Gervasi, Beniamino Murgante, Sanjay Misra, Giuseppe Borruso, Carmelo Maria Torre, Ana Maria A. C. Rocha, David Taniar, Bernady O. Apduhan, Elena N. Stankova, Alfredo Cuzzocrea. In: 17th International Conference Computational Science and Its Applications (ICCSA 2017), Part I. Volume 10404 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 743-758, Springer, Trieste, Italy, (2017).
  • 7. Rathnayaka R.M.D.C., Walisadeera A.I., Goonathilake M.D.J.S., Ginige A. (2018). Towards a User-Friendly Solution for Collaboratively Managing a Developed Ontology. In: Gervasi O. et al. (eds) Computational Science and Its Applications ICCSA 2018. ICCSA 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10962. Springer, Cham.
  • 8. Akmeemana R.A.O.M.P.D., Walisadeera A.I., Goonathilake M.D.J.S., Ginige A. (2018). A Semi-automatic Approach to Collaboratively Populate an Ontology for Ontology-Illiterate Users. In: Gervasi O. et al. (eds) Computational Science and Its Applications ICCSA 2018. ICCSA 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10962. Springer, Cham
  • 9. Ginige T., De Silva L., Walisadeera A., Ginige A. (2018). Extending DSR with Sub Cycles to Develop a Digital Knowledge Ecosystem for Coordinating Agriculture Domain in Developing Countries. In: Chatterjee S., Dutta K., Sundarraj R. (eds) Designing for a Digital and Globalized World. DESRIST 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10844. Springer, Cham
  • CONFERENCE PAPERS:
  • 1. Walisadeera A.I., Jayaweera P.M, and Wikramanayake G.N. Development of Ontological Framework for Healthcare Management Systems. In:11th International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer 2010), Colombo, Sri Lanka – 2010.
  • 2. Walisadeera, A.I., Wikramanayake, G.N., and Ginige, A. Designing a Farmer Centred Ontology for Social Life Network. In: 2nd International Conference on Data Management Technologies and Applications (DATA 2013), pp. 238-247, Reykjavík, Iceland 2013.
  • 3. Walisadeera, A.I., Ginige, A., Wikramanayake, G.N. User Centered Ontology for Sri Lankan Agriculture Domain, In: 14th International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer 2014), pp.149-155, Colombo, Sri Lanka: 10 13 December 2014.
  • 4. Athula Ginige, Lasanthi De Silva, Tamara Ginige, Pasquale Di Giovanni, Anusha Indika Walisadeera, Maneesh Mathai, Jeevani Goonetillake, Gihan Wikramanayake, Giuliana Vitiello, Monica Sebillo, Genoveffa Tortora, Deborah Richards, Ramesh Jain. Towards an Agriculture Knowledge Ecosystem: A Social Life Network for Farmers in Sri Lanka, In: 9th Conference of the Asian Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture (AFITA) - 2014: ICT\'s for future Economic and Sustainable Agricultural Systems, pp. 170-179, Perth, Australia: 29 Sep - 2 Oct 2014.
  • 5. Hettiarachchi, A.S., Goonatillake, M.D.J.S., Wikramanayake, G.N., Walisadeera, A.I., Hybrid Approach for Optimal Management and Querying of Data and Knowledge, In: 16th International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer 2016), pp. 176-185, Negombo, Sri Lanka: 1 3 September 2016.
  • 6. Athula Ginige, Anusha Indika Walisadeera, Tamara Ginige, Lasanthi De Silva, Pasquale Di Giovanni, Maneesh Mathai, Jeevani Goonetillake, Gihan Wikramanayake, Giuliana Vitiello, Monica Sebillo, Genoveffa Tortora, Deborah Richards, Ramesh Jain. Digital Knowledge Ecosystem for achieving Sustainable Agriculture Production: A Case Study from Sri Lanka. In: 3rd IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (IEEE DSAA 2016), pp. 602-611, Montreal, Canada: October 17-19, 2016.
  • 7. G Dantanarayana, P Jayaweera, A Walisadeera, Process aligned business rule framework for immunization services in Sri Lanka, In: Proceedings in IEEE International Research Conference on Smart computing & Systems Engineering (SCSE), Department of Industrial Management, Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, March 2019, pp. 228-233.
  • 8. RSI Wilson, Athula Ginige, MDJS Goonetillake, WA Indika, Process aligned business rule framework for immunization services in Sri Lanka, User Needs-driven Enrichment of Ontology: A case study in Sri Lankan Agriculture, In: The 7th International Conference on Information Technology: IoT and Smart City (ICIT 2019), Shanghai, China: December 20-23, 2019.
  • ABSTRACTS:
  • 1. Perera, G.G.E., Sampath, P.A.I., Vithanage, C.V., Ranasinghe, M.E.G.C.S., Walisadeera, A.I., An Android Based Disease Identification System for Farmers in Sri Lanka: 3rd Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference -2016 (RISTCON 2016), Sri Lanka: January 2016.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Wilson RSI and Walisadeera AI, Enhance the Information Flow in Farming Life Cycle Using Participatory Sensing Concept, In: 17th Conference on Postgraduate Research International Postgraduate Research Conference 2016 (IPRC 2016), Faculty of Graduate Studies University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka: December 8-9, 2016.
  • 4. Wilson RSI and Walisadeera AI, A Mobile-based Application for Making Timely Decisions using Participatory Sensing: A Case Study from Sri Lankan Agriculture: In: 4th Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference - 2017 (RISTCON 2017), Sri Lanka: January, 2017.
  • 5. Niroshana P.I.K., Ranasinghe M.P.S., Chamalka G.K., Devinda L.A.M.J.A., Dantanarayana T.G.G, K. Masakorala and Walisadeera A.I., Integrating IoT with Greenhouse Environments for Monitoring and Analysis: In: 5th Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference - 2018 (RISTCON 2018), Sri Lanka: February 2018.
  • 6. R.S.I. Wilson, M.D.J.S. Goonetillake and A.I.Walisadeera, Preliminary Study on ICT Applications in Agriculture to Enhance Information System using Mobile Crowdsensing, In: 2nd International Research Symposium (IRSUWU2018), Badulla, Sri Lanka: February 2018.
  • 7. Rajapaksha L.T.W., Azir M.Y.M., Mendis A.P.D., Gopinath S., Dantanarayana T.G.G, Walisadeera A.I., and Piyaratna M.K.D.K, A controlling and monitoring tool for fertilizer usage for paddy cultivation: PADDYPAL, In: Proceedings of 6th Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference - 2019 (RISTCON 2019), Sri Lanka: January 2019.
  • 8. M.S.A. Mohamed, A.I. Walisadeera, and R. Senaratne, Prospects for Improving the Cinnamon Industry in Sri Lanka Through ICT: A Case Study in Matara District, In: Proceedings of International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment 2019 (ISAE 2019), Sri Lanka: February 2019.
  • 9. BKD Prabashwara, RBCJB Senarath, KKL Malsha, MA Azar, KLS Heshanjith, WA Indika, MKS Madushika, TGG Dantanarayana, A mobile-based guidance for Sri Lankan potato farmers: Govi-Guru, In: Proceedings of International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment 2020 (ISAE 2020), Sri Lanka: February 2019.
  • 10. TH Bathigama, RMBatapola, RLD Rajapaksha, SMK Vidubhashana, MK SMadushika, WA Indika, Disease Recognition System for Sri Lankan Potato Plants, In: Proceedings of International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment 2020 (ISAE 2020), Sri Lanka: February 2019.
  • 11. Gunawardana D.A.Y.K. , Walisadeera A.I. and Madushika M.K.S., User-friendly Mobile-based Application for Agricultural Activities in Sri Lanka, In: Proceedings of 7th Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference - 2020 (RISTCON 2020), Sri Lanka: January 2020.
  • 12. M.S. Akeel Mohamed, D.L. Wathugala, W.A. Indika, M.K.S. Madushika, M.K.D.K. Piyaratne and G.C. Samaraweera, Package of Practices for a Mobile Application to Improve the Yield and Long-term Sustainability of Potato Production in Sri Lanka, In: Proceedings of International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment 2020 (ISAE 2020), Sri Lanka: February 2020, pp.166.
  • 13. D.A.Y.K. Gunawardana, W.A. Indika, M.K.S. Madushika, M.K.D.K. Piyaratne, D.L. Wathugala and G.C. Samaraweera, Ruhuna Govi-Nena Web-based Dashboard to Manage the Agricultural Activities in Sri Lanka, In: Proceedings of International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment 2020 (ISAE 2020), Sri Lanka: February 2020, pp.167.
  • 14. T.B. Mallikaarachchi, G.C. Samarweera, W.A. Indika, M.K.S. Madushika, M.K.D.K. Piyaratne and D.L. Wathugala, Developing Conceptual Close-loop Demand and Supply Models under Govi Nana Mobile Platform Development: Identification of Challenges in Implementation, In: Proceedings of International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment 2020 (ISAE 2020), Sri Lanka: February 2020, pp.168.
  • 1.Received a Scholarship Award for a PhD (split PhD program) under the Human Resources Development (HRD) Program of the HETC (Higher Education for the Twenty First Century) Project, Sri Lanka 2011.
  • 2.Received an honorary academic appointment as a Visiting Fellow for two years in the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, University of Western Sydney, Australia (www.uws.edu.au) 2012 to 2014.
  • 3.Received a NRC (National Research Council) Merit Award for the scientific research published in the year 2015. Awarded journal article is User Centered Ontology for Sri Lankan Farmers published in Ecological Informatics 2015, Elsevier, 26(2), 140-150 (2015).
  • Activity Coordinator (Activity 4) for the ELTA-ELSE Development Project, Faculty of Science, under Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) Operation.
  • Coordinator (Project Coordinator) of the project titled "Commercialization of a Real Time Agricultural Mobile-based Information System (Govi Nena Project)" under the Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) Operation. Objective: The main objective of this project is to develop and commercialize a mobile-based information system to enhance the growth and long term sustainability of the Sri Lankan Vegetable and Paddy Sectors. Source of funding: Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) operation, Ministry of Higher Education and Cultural Affairs Period of funding: 2019.01.01 to 2021.12.31. Total amount of funding: 35 million (LKR)
  • Student Counsellor - 2017/2018, 2018/2019 and 2019/2020
  • Mentor of Mentoring Program conducted by the Faculty of Science 2016 up to date
  • Member of the Course Coordinators Committee Faculty of Science