Dr Anuja Dharmaratne

Address

Room No. 2-4-18, School of Information Technology

Contact Details

Tel: 03 5514 6085

Email: anuja@monash.edu

Anuja Dharmaratne is a Lecturer attached to the School of Information Technology at Monash University Malaysia. She graduated from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1995 with a First Class Honours in Computer Science. She had her postgraduate education at the Hiroshima University, Japan and obtained her M.Eng and Doctoral degrees from the Graduate School of Engineering in 2000 and 2004 respectively. Her main research interests are in Image Processing, Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, Game based education, Machine Learning, ICT for Health and ICT for Society.

She worked at the University of Colombo from 1996-2013 as a Senior Lecturer in the University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC). She had served many administrative roles at the UCSC during her tenure there.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Engineering (Hiroshima) (Information Engineering) (2004), Graduate School of Information Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan.
  • M.Eng. (Hiroshima) (Information Engineering) (2000), Graduate School of Information Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan.
  • B.Sc. (Colombo) (Computer Science) First Class Honors (1995), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • FIT2004 - Algorithms and data structures
  • FIT2014 - Theory of computation
  • FIT1034 - Principles of computer graphics
  • FIT5143 - IT research methods
  • FIT5126 - Masters thesis

Research Interest

  • Image Processing
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computational Geometry
  • Machine Learning
  • Game based Education
  • ICT for Health
  • ICT for Society

Publications

Conference Proceedings

  • Dharmaratne A., Harada K., Compatible Convex Decompositions of Simple Polygons, Machine Graphics & Vision, 9(4), 851-866, 2000.
  • Dharmaratne A., Harada K., Vertex correspondence between polygons in different applications, Machine Graphics & Vision, 12(3), 2003.
  • Dharmaratne A., Harada K., Blending Convex Skeletons for Polygon Morphing, Regional Conference of IEICE held in Okayama, 2000
  • Dharmaratne A., Harada K., Convex Skeleton Construction for Polygon Morphing, Proceedings of the Fifth IASTED International Conference CGIM2002, Kauai, Hawaii, 91-96, 2002.
  • Dharmaratne A., Harada K., Vertex Correspondence for Compatible Convex Decompositions between Polygons, Proceedings of the Sixth IASTED International Conference CGIM2003, Honolulu, Hawaii, 111-116, 2003.
  • Dharmaratne A., Harada K., Towards 2D Image Morphing, Proceedings of the Third IASTED International Conference VIIP2003, Benalmadena, Spain, 31-36, 2003.
  • Purnima Weliwitigoda, Ruvan Weerasinghe, Dulan Wathugala, Anuja Dharmaratne “Music Score Recognition with Waves”, International IT Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, IITC 2004
  • W A P Wickramasinghe, A T Dharmaratne, N D Kodikara, A mathematical model for computational aesthetics, International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics (IJCVR), Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, UK, Vol.1, Issue 3, 2010, pp 311-324
  • Udeni Jayasinghe, Anuja Dharmaratne, A Game-Based Learning Approach to Teach Computer Science Concepts, Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, CG Publisher, USA Volume 3, Issue 3, 2011, pp.61-7
  • Widanagamaachchi, W.N.   Dharmaratne, A.T., 3D Face Reconstruction from 2D Images, Proceedings of  Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications DICTA 2008, Canberra, 365-371, 2008
  • Widanagamaachchi, W.N.   Dharmaratne, A.T., Emotion Recognition with Image Processing and Neural Networks, Proceedings of 27th National IT Conference NITC 2009, Colombo,  2009
  • Wickramasignhe A., Dharmaratne A. T., Kodikara N. D., Towards a Model for Computational Aesthetics, e-Asia International Conference,  Colombo, 2009>
  • U Jayasinghe, A Dharmaratne. Matching Facial Images using Age Related Morphing Changes. International Conference on Machine Vision, Image Processing and Pattern Analysis, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology MVIPPA 2009, Bangkok, 696-702, Dec 2009>
  • W A P Wickramasinghe, A T Dharmaratne, N D Kodikara, A mathematical model for computational aesthetics, International Conference on Computational Vision & Robotics (ICCVR 2010), India, 130-137, August 2010
  • Udeni Jayasinghe, Anuja Dharmaratne, K Priyantha Hewagamage, An Application of Edutainment in Computer Science Studies, E-LEARN 2010, Orlando, Florida, October 18-22, 2010
  • Udeni Jayasinghe, Anuja Dharmaratne, A Game-Based Learning Approach to Teach Computer Science Concepts, Ubiquitous Learning Conference 2010, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 10-11 December 2010
  • Kaushalya Ariyarathne, Anuja Dharmaratne, Age Related Morphing Progression of Young Faces,  3rd International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV 2010), Hong Kong, China, December 28 - 30, 2010
  • Madushani Gunathilaka, Anuja Dharmaratne, Recognition of Human Facial Expressions in 3D Space, 3rd International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV 2010), Hong Kong, China, December 28 - 30, 2010
  • Y R Kirindearachchi, A T Dharmaratne, H A S G Dharmarathne, Implementation of Content-Based Image Indexing and Retrieving Algorithm, 3rd International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV 2010), Hong Kong, China, December 28 - 30, 2010
  • L.L. Gayani Kumari, A. T. Dharmaratne, Image Processing Techniques in Human Aging Progression that Benefits Society & Welfare, Science, Technology and Society International Conference (STS 2011), 12 - 13 March, 2011, Indore Christian College, Indore
  • L.L. Gayani Kumari, A. T. Dharmaratne, A survey on Age Progression Techniques for Elderly People, The Eleventh International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Information Processing PRIP'2011, May 18-20, Minsk, Belarus
  • L.L. Gayani Kumari, A. T. Dharmaratne, Age Progression for Elderly People using Image Morphing, International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions - ICTer2011, University of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka, September 1- 2, 2011>
  • Kanishka Weerasekara, Malshika Dias, Ravihansa Rajapakse, S P Wimalaratne, A T Dharmaratne, Two Dimensional Audio Environment for the Visually Impaired, International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions - ICTer2011, University of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka, September 1- 2, 2011
  • L. L. Gayani Kumari, Anuja T. Dharmaratne, Aging Progression of Elderly People Using Image Morphing , International Conference on Signal Processing, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition (SIP 2011), Jeju Island, Korea, 8-10 December 2011.>
  • W.A.P. Wickramasinghe, A. T. Dharmaratne, N.D. Kodikara, A Tool for Ranking and Enhancing Aesthetic Quality of Paintings, International Conference on Signal Processing, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition (SIP 2011), Jeju Island, Korea, 8-10 December 2011.
  • Ayesha Kurukulasooriya and Anuja Dharmarathne, Image Searching with Eigenfaces and Facial Characteristics, International Conference on Signal Processing, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition (SIP 2011), Jeju Island, Korea, 8-10 December 2011
  • Udeni Jayasinghe, Anuja Dharmaratne, Towards Effective Teaching in Higher Education through Game Based Learning, Annual International Conference on Computer Science Education: Innovation & Technology (CSEIT 2011), Hotel Fort Canning, Singapore, 12 - 13 December 2011
  • H.G. Lochana Prematunga, A T Dharmaratne, Finding 3D Positions from 2D Images Feasibility Analysis, VisGra 2012, First International Workshop on Computer Vision and Computer Graphics, February 29 - March 5, 2012 - Saint Gilles, Reunion Island
  • <H.G. Lochana Prematunga, A T Dharmaratne, New Approach for Object Boundary Detection and Identification, UKSim2012, 14th International Conference on Modeling & Simulation, Cambridge University (Emmanuel College), UK, 28 - 30 March 2012
  • S. R. B. Rajapakse, D. M. P. Dias, K. K. G. Weerasekara, G. D. S. P. Wimalaratne, A. T. Dharmaratne, Audio User Interface for Visually Impaired Computer Users: in a Two Dimensional Audio Environment, ICHCI 2012: International Conference on Human Computer Interaction, Tokyo, May 2012
  • Anuradha Madugalla, Roshan Rajapakse, Ishari Amarasinghe, Vinavi Padmathilake, Anuja Dharmaratne, Damitha Sandaruwan, Muditha Vidanapathirana, Facial Muscle Anatomy Based Approach for Forensic Facial Reconstruction in Sri Lanka, ICTer 2012 ,Colombo, Sri Lanka,12-15 December 2012 (Won Best Paper Award)
  • Nadira T. Perera, Induni S.D. Wijerathne, Manori M. Wijesooriya, A.T.Dharmaratne, A.R.Weerasinghe,  ICT Based Education for Students with Special Educational Needs in Sri Lanka, ICTer 2012 ,Colombo, Sri Lanka,12-15 December 2012
  • Anuradha Madugalla, Roshan Rajapakse, Ishari Amarasinghe, Vinavi Padmathilake, Anuja Dharmaratne, Damitha Sandaruwan, Muditha Vidanapathirana , “A computer aided initiative for Forensic Facial Reconstruction in Sri Lanka”, in Annual scientific sessions 2012 Medico-Legal society Sri Lanka (Won Best Paper Award)
  • Anuradha Madugalla, Roshan Rajapakse, Ishari Amarasinghe, Vinavi Padmathilake, Anuja Dharmaratne, Damitha Sandaruwan, Muditha Vidanapathirana , “Facial Muscle Anatomy Based Approach for Forensic Facial Reconstruction in Sri Lanka”, in Academic Sessions, University of Sri Jayewardenepura 2012 (Won Best Paper Award)
  • Anuradha Madugalla, Roshan Rajapakse, Ishari Amarasinghe, Vinavi Padmathilake, Anuja Dharmaratne, Damitha Sandaruwan, Muditha Vidanapathirana,  FAceID: A 3D Computer Graphics Application for Forensic Medicine, ICCMA 2013, Sousse, Tunisia, 20-22 January 2013
  • Anuradha Madugalla, Roshan Rajapakse, Ishari Amarasinghe, Vinavi Padmathilake, Anuja Dharmaratne, Damitha Sandaruwan, Muditha Vidanapathirana , “FaceID–Bones Narrate: A Semi Automated Approach for Forensic Facial Reconstruction” - International Journal on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions, 2013 Volume
  • Vidanapathirana M,  Rajapakse R. N,  Madugalla A.K, Amarasinghe P.I.U, Padmathilake V.H, Dharmaratne A.T, Sandaruwan K.D, “Identification of unrecognizable corpses: A novel semi-automated approach for forensic facial reconstruction in Sri Lanka”, Annual academic sessions of the College of Forensic Pathologists in Sri Lanka. (Won Best Oral presentation award and Best Research presentation award)
  • Udeni Jayasinghe, Anuja Dharmaratne, “Game Based Learning vs. Gamification From the Higher Education Students’ Perspective”, TALE2013 – IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering, 26-29 August 2013, Bali, Indonesia
  • Praveen Pullaperuma and Anuja Dharmaratne, “Taxonomy of file fragments using Gray-Level Co-Occurrence Matrices”, DICTA 2013 to be held in Hobart, Tsmania
  • hakshila R. Kalansuriya,  Anuja T. Dharmaratne, “Facial Image Classification Based on Age and Gender”,  ICTer 2013 to be held in December 2013 in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Thilini I. Wijesiriwardene , Vajisha U. Wanniarachchi, Janitha R. Karunawallabha, Anuja T. Dharmaratne and Damitha Sandaruwan,  A Novel Approach to Optimize Crime Investigation Process Using Palmprint Recognition,  ICTer 2013 to be held in December 2013 in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Buddhi Iroshana, Sandunika Wijeratne, Anuja T Dharmaratne and Yamaya Ekanayake, Dynamic Resource Scheduling in Forest Fire Situations in Sri Lanka,  ICTer 2013 to be held in December 2013 in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Current Roles

  • Associate head of school (Education)

Previous Roles

  • Course coordinator-BCompScince (April 2015 to March 2016)

No content

No content