A.G. Buddhika P. Jayasekara

BScEng(Moratuwa), MSc(Moratuwa), PhD(Saga)

Senior Lecturer Grade II
Department of Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
University of Moratuwa
Moratuwa 10400, Sri Lanka

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Email: buddhika@elect.mrt.ac.lk
             buddhika@ieee.org
Tel: +94-112650301 Ext:3223,
Fax: +94-112650625

Research Interests

If you are interested in postgraduate research, please contact me on buddhika@ieee.org or buddhika@elect.mrt.ac.lk.

Publications

International Journals

[1] A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe, and K. Izumi, “Understanding user commands by evaluating fuzzy linguistic information based on visual attention,” Artificial Life and Robotics, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 48-52, 2009.

[2] A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe, K.Izumi, and M.K. Habib, “Visual evaluation and fuzzy voice commands for controlling a robot manipulator”, Mechatronics and Manufacturing Systems, vol. 3, no. 3-4, pp. 244-260, 2010.

[3] A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe, K. Kiguchi, and K. Izumi, “Interpreting fuzzy linguistic information by acquiring robot's experience based on internal rehearsal”, Journal of System Design and Dynamics, The Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineering, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 297-313, 2010.

[4] A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe, K. Kiguchi, and K. Izumi, “Adaptation of robot's perception of fuzzy linquistic information by evaluating vocal cues for controlling a robot manipulator,” Artificial Life and Robotics, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 5-9, 2010.

International Conferences Proceedings

[2016]
[1]M. A. V. J. Muthugala and A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, “Interpretation of Uncertain Information in Mobile Service Robots by Analyzing Surrounding Spatial Arrangement Based on Occupied Density Variation” in 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Daejeon, Korea, 2016, Accepted for publication.

[2] M. A. V. J. Muthugala and A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, “Enhancing human-robot interaction by interpreting uncertain information in navigational commands based on experience and environment,” in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden, 2016, pp. 2915-2921.

[3] A. G. N. Jayasekara, M. A. V. J. Muthugala and A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, “Design and development of an anthropomorphic robotic head with force attentive reflex actions,” in 2016 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2016, pp. 409-414

[4] H. K. C. B. Heendeniya, R. M. M. Ruwanthika and A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, “Potential for improving green roof performance through artificial irrigation,” in 2016 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2016, pp. 142-148.

[5] B. L. E. A. Balasuriya, B. A. H. Chathuranga, B. H. M. D. Jayasundara, N. R. A. C. Napagoda, S. P. Kumarawadu, D. P. Chandima and A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, “Outdoor robot navigation using Gmapping based SLAM algorithm,” in 2016 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2016, pp. 403-408.

[6] M. A. V. J. Muthugala and A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, “MIRob: An intelligent service robot that learns from interactive discussions while handling uncertain information in user instructions,” in 2016 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2016, pp. 397-402

[7] E. A. N. S. Edirisinghe, R. A. P. Lakmal, T. G. G. Lakshitha, S. W. D. T. S. Sirimanna and A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, “Design of a human-like robot head with emotions,” in 2016 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2016, pp. 421-426.

[8] N. G. I. S. Samarawickrama, K. T. M. U. Hemapala and A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, “Support Vector Machine Regression for forecasting electricity demand for large commercial buildings by using kernel parameter and storage effect,” in 2016 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2016, pp. 162-167.

[2015]

[9] H. A. H. Amanda, S. Athuraliya, G. A. M. T. Bandara, S. R. Dohanayaka, A. T. D. S. Muthumala and A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, “Interactive robotic head for neck exercises,” in Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), 2015, Moratuwa, 2015, pp. 165-170.

[10] M. A. V. J. Muthugala and A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, “Interpreting fuzzy linguistic information in user commands by analyzing movement restrictions in the surrounding environment,” in Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), 2015, Moratuwa, 2015, pp. 124-129.

[2014]

[11] M. A. V. J. Muthugala and A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, “Synthesizing fuzzy linguistic vocal responses by adapting perception of robot based on visual attention,” in 7th International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, Colombo, 2014, pp. 1-6.

[12] W. G. N. Jayaweera, A.G.B.P. Jayasekara and A. M. H. S. Abeykoon, “Sound localization: Human vs. machine,” in 7th International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, Colombo, 2014, pp. 1-6

[2013]

[13] M. Muthugala, M. K. B. S. Munasinghe, M. H. C. Lakshan, L. H. H. Madurangi and A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, “Design of an interactive robotic head with human-like movements,” in Proc. of 2013 IEEE 8th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, Peradeniya, 2013, pp. 355-360.

[2012]

[14] W. D. S. Roshan, R. A. R. C.Gopura, A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, and D. S. V. Bandara “Financial market forecasting by integrating wavelet transform and k-means clustering with support vector machine,” in Proc. of Int. Conf. on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB), Beppu, Japan, 2012.

[2011]

[15] W. D. S. Roshan, R. A. R. C.Gopura, and A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, “Financial forecasting based on artificial neural networks: promising directions for modeling,” in Proc. of Int. Conf. on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2011. pp. 322-327.

[2010]

[16] A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe, K. Kiguchi, and K. Izumi, “Interpretation of fuzzy voice commands for robots based on vocal cues guided by user’s willingness,” in Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Robots and Systems(IEEE IROS), Taipei, Taiwan, Oct. 18-22, 2010, pp.778—783.

[17] K. Izumi, A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe, and K. Kiguchi, “Attentive and corrective feedback for adapting robot’s perception on fuzzy linguistic information,” in Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Instrumentation, Control and Information technology (SICE), Taipei, Taiwan, Aug. 18–21, 2010, Accepted.;

[18] A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe, K. Kiguchi, and K. Izumi, “Understanding user commands by evaluating fuzzy linguistic information based on visual attention,” in Proc. of the 15th Int. Symp. on Artificial Life and Robotics(AROB), Oita, Japan, Feb. 4-6, 2010, pp. 926-929.

[2009]

[19] A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe, K. Kiguchi, and K. Izumi, “Adaptation of robot behaviors toward user perception on fuzzy linguistic information by fuzzy voice feedback”, in Proc. of the 18th IEEE Int. Symp. on Robot and Human Interactive Communication(IEEE RO-MAN), Toyama, Japan, Sep. 27-Oct. 2, pp. 395-400.

[20] A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe and K. Izumi, “Evaluating fuzzy voice commands by internal rehearsal for controlling a robot manipulator,” in Proc. of the ICROS-SICE Int. Joint Conf. (ICCAS-SICE), Fukuoka, Japan, Aug. 18-21, 2009, pp. 3130-3135.

[21] A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe and K. Izumi, “Evaluating fuzzy voice commands by user guided visual attention for controlling a robot manipulator,” in Proc. of the ICROS-SICE Int. Joint Conf. (ICCAS-SICE), Fukuoka, Japan, Aug. 18-21, 2009, pp. 3136-3141.

[22] A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe, K. Izumi, and M.K. Habib, “Posture control of a robot manipulator by evaluating fuzzy linguistic information based on user feedback,” in Proc. of the IEEE Int. Symp. on Industrial Electronics (IEEE ISIE), Seoul, Korea, Jul. 5-8, 2009, pp. 1440-1445.

[23] B. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe and K. Izumi, “Understanding user commands by evaluating fuzzy linguistic information based on visual attention,” in Proc. of the 14th Int. Symp. on Artificial Life and Robotics(AROB), Oita, Japan, Feb. 5-7, 2009, pp. 716-719

[2008]

[24] B. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe, and K. Izumi, “Interactive dialogue for behavior teaching to robots based on primitive behaviors with fuzzy voice commands,” in Proc. of the 4th Int. Conf. on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAFS), Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec. 12-14, 2008, pp. 1-6.

[25] B. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe and K. Izumi, “Learning from fuzzy voice commands by intelligent player in a fuzzy coach-player system for controlling a robot manipulator,” in Proc. of the SCIS and ISIS, Nagoya, Japan, Sep. 17-21, 2008, pp. 1540-1545.

[26] B. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe and K. Izumi, “Controlling a robot manipulator with fuzzy voice commands guided by visual motor coordination learning,” in Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Instrumentation, Control and Information technology (SICE), Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 20-22, 2008, pp. 2540-2544.

[2007]

[27] B. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe and K. Izumi, “Controlling a robot manipulator with fuzzy voice commands guided by visual motor coordination learning,” in Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Instrumentation, Control and Information technology (SICE), Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 20-22, 2008, pp. 2540-2544.

[2006]

[28] B. Jayasekara, A. Jayasiri, and L. Udawatta, “An evolving signature recognition system”, in Proc. of Int. Conf. on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), Sri Lanka, Aug. 8-11, 2006, pp. 529-534.

[29] B. Jayasekara, A. Jayasiri, and L. Udawatta, “An evolving signature recognition system”, in Proc. of Int. Conf. on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), Sri Lanka, Aug. 8-11, 2006, pp. 529-534.

[30] A. Jayasiri, B. Jayasekara, and L. Udawatta, “A sensory fusion algorithm for primitive type object identification in uncertain environments”, in Proc. of Int. Conf. on Industrial and Information Systems(ICIIS), Sri Lanka, Aug. 8-11, 2006.

[31] B. Jayasekara and L. Udawatta, “Non-cursive sinhala handwritten script recognition: a genetic algorithm based alphabet training approach”, in Proc. of Int. conf. on information and automation (ICIA), Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec. 2005, pp. 292-297.

Proceedings of local conferences

[01] E.A.N.S. Edirisinghe, R.A.P. Lakmal, T.G.G. Lakshitha, S.W.D.T.S. Sirimanna, and A.G.B.P. Jayasekara, "Design and Simulation of a Human-like Robot Neck Mechanism," in 1st Electrical Engineering Conference (EECon), December 17, 2015, Water’s Edge, Sri Jayawardanapura Kotte, Sri Lanka, pp. 1-6.

[02] M.G.K. Pathirana, K.T.K.Perara, H.P.C.Sirithunge, P.H.D.A.S.Srimal, and A.G.B.P.Jayasekara, “Design and Simulation of a Robotic Arm for a Service Robot,” in 1st Electrical Engineering Conference (EECon), December 17, 2015, Water’s Edge, Sri Jayawardanapura Kotte, Sri Lanka, pp. 13-17.

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