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Patents

  1. Ian Lane, Jike Chong, Senaka Buthpitiya, “Techniques for Parallel EM-training on Highly Parallel Computation Platforms”, U.S. Patent Application, 2011.

Publications

  1. Senaka Buthpitiya, Anind K. Dey, Martin Griss, “Soft Authentication with Low-Cost Signatures,” IEEE Int’l Conf. Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), 2014.
  2. Senaka Buthpitiya, Anind K. Dey, Martin Griss, “CoBLE: Confidence Based Learning Ensembles,” IEEE Int’l Conf. Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI), 2014.
  3. Le T. Nguyen, Heng-Tze Cheng, Pang Wu, Senaka Buthpitiya, and Ying Zhang, “PnLUM: System for Prediction of Next Location for Users with Mobility,” in Proc. Int’l Conf. Pervasive Computing (Pervasive) Mobile Data Challenge, 2012.
  4. Senaka Buthpitiya, Jike Chong, Ian Lane, “A Parallel Implementation of Viterbi Training for Acoustic Models using Graphics Processing Units,” Innovative Parallel Computing – Foundations & Applications of GPU, Manycore, and Heterogeneous Systems (InPar), 2012.
  5. Senaka Buthpitiya, Faisal Luqman, Bo Xing, Anind K. Dey, Martin Griss, “Hermes: a Context-Aware Application Development Framework for the Mobile Environment,” Int’l Workshop on Context Aware Middleware for Ubiquitous Computing Environments (CAM), 2012.
  6. Faisal Luqman, Feng-Tso Sun, Heng-Tze Cheng, Senaka Buthpitiya, Martin Griss, “Prioritizing data in emergency response based on context, message content and role,” in Proc. ACM ACWR, 2011.
  7. Senaka Buthpitiya, Jike Chong, Ian Lane, “Rapid Training of Acoustic Models using Graphics Processing Units,” 12th Annual Conf. of the Int'l Speech Communication Association (Interspeech), 2011.
  8. Senaka Buthpitiya, Ying Zhang, Anind K. Dey, Martin Griss, “n-gram Geo-Trace Modeling,” International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive), 2011.
  9. Senaka Buthpitiya, Feng-Tso Sun, Heng-Tze Cheng, et al., “Anubis: An attestation protocol for distributed context-aware applications,” Int’l Conf. Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks & Information Processing, 2010.
  10. Senaka Buthpitiya, Ying Zhang, "HyPhIVE - A Hybrid Virtual-Physical Collaboration Environment," Int'l Conf. on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions (ACHI), 2010.
  11. Senaka Buthpitiya, Heng-Tze Cheng, Feng-Tso Sun, Martin Griss, Anind K. Dey, “Hermes: a Context-Aware Application Development Framework for the Mobile Environment,” in Proc. ACM Int’l Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile), 2010.
  12. Heng-Tze Cheng, Senaka Buthpitiya, Feng-Tso Sun, Martin Griss, “OmniSense: A Collaborative Sensing Framework for User Context Recognition Using Mobile Phones,” in Proc. ACM Int’l Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile), 2010.
  13. Peng-Wen Cheng, Snehal Chennuru, Senaka Buthpitiya, Ying Zhang, “A Language-Based Approach to Indexing Heterogeneous Multimedia Lifelog,” ACM Int'l Conf. on Multimodal Interfaces and Workshop on Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction (ICMI-MLMI), 2010.
  14. Heng-Tze Cheng, Feng-Tso Sun, Senaka Buthpitiya, Ying Zhang, Ara V. Nefian, “Lunar Image Classification for Terrain Detection,” in Proc. Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC), 2010.
  15. Heng-Tze Cheng, Senaka Buthpitiya, Feng-Tso Sun, Martin Griss, “SensOrchestra: Collaborative Sensing for Symbolic Location Recognition,” Int’l Conf. Mobile Computing, Applications, Services, 2010 (Best Paper Award).
  16. Feng-Tso Sun, Heng-Tze Cheng, Senaka Buthpitiya, Martin Griss, “PainSense: Pain Assessment Through Reality Sensing,” Int’l Conf. on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive), 2010.
  17. Feng-Tso Sun, Cynthia Kuo, Heng-Tze Cheng, Senaka Buthpitiya, Patricia Collins, Martin Griss, “Activity-Aware Mental Stress Recognition Using Physiological Sensors,” in Proc. Int’l Conf. Mobile Computing, Applications, and Services, 2010.
  18. Senaka Buthpitiya, Deepthi Madamanchi, Sumalatha Kommaraju, Martin Griss, “Mobile Context-Aware Personal Messaging Assistant,” Int’l Conf. Mobile Computing, Applications, Services, 2009.
  19. S.W. Buthpitiya, S.D. Dewasurendra, "Static-Dynamic Verification of Reactive Systems using Synchronous Languages," in Proc. Research Sessions of the University of Peradeniya (PURSE), 2008.
  20. S.W. Buthpitiya, C.A. Munasinghe, "Real-Time Ray-Tracing with Refraction," in Proc. Research Sessions of the University of Peradeniya (PURSE), 2008.
  21. C.A. Munasinghe, S.W. Buthpitiya, "Enhancing the Security of Authentication in Unix/Linux systems with PAM," in Proc. Research Sessions of the University of Peradeniya (PURSE), 2008.
  22. S.W. Buthpitiya, D. Sriyananda, Y. Kishanthan, M. Sandirigama, "Real-Time Ray-Tracing," IET Annual Technical Conference, Sri Lanka, 2007.

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