Dr. Dharshana Kasthurirathna

Senior Lecturer (Higher Grade)


FACULTY : Computing

DEPARTMENT :

Department of Software Engineering

Qualifications :

  • PhD in Complex Systems, University of Sydney
  • MSc in Computer Science, University of Colombo
  • BSc in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Moratuwa

Career Summary

  • Currently working as a Senior Lecturer (HG) at the Dept. of Software Engineering, Faculty of Computing
  • Worked as a Research Engineer at LirneAsia
  • Worked as a Software Engineer for 7 years. 


Research Interests

    • Nework science
    • Game theory
    • Machine learning
    • Information theory
    • Distributed Systems
    • Parallel computing

  • Outstanding Academic Performer" award by the Computer Science & Engineering Society, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

 


    Journal Articles

  • Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Michael Harrè, Mahendra Piraveenan. "Optimising influence in social networks using bounded rationality models." Social Network Analysis and Mining, vol. 6, pp. 1, 2016.
  • Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Mahendra Piraveenan, Shahadat Uddin. "Modeling networked systems using the topologically distributed bounded rationality framework." Complexity, vol. 21, pp. S2, 2016.
  • Dharshana Mahesh Kasthurirathna. "The influence of topology and information diffusion on networked game dynamics." The University of Sydney Library, pp. 1, 2016.
  • Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Mahendra Piraveenan, Shahadat Uddin. "Evolutionary stable strategies in networked games: the influence of topology." Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Research, vol. 5, pp. 2, 2015.
  • Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Mahendra Piraveenan. "Emergence of scale-free characteristics in socio-ecological systems with bounded rationality." Scientific reports, vol. 5, pp. 1, 2015.
  • Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Mahendra Piraveenan, Michael HarrĂ©. "Influence of topology in the evolution of coordination in complex networks under information diffusion constraints." European Physical Journal B, vol. 87, pp. 1, 2014.
  • Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Mahendra Piraveenan, Gnanakumar Thedchanamoorthy. "On the influence of topological characteristics on robustness of complex networks." Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Research, vol. 3-2, pp. 89-100, 2013/4/1.
  • Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Mahendra Piraveenan. "Cyclic preferential attachment in complex networks." Procedia Computer Science, vol. 18, pp. 2086-2094, 2013/1/1.
  • Mahendra Piraveenan, Kishan Wimalawarne, Dharshana Kasthurirathna. "Centrality and composition of four-node motifs in metabolic networks." Procedia Computer Science, vol. 18, pp. 409-418, 2013/1/1.

  • Article from Conference Proceedings (Published)

  • Prashan Dharmapala, Lumeshkantha Koneshvaran, Darshanun Sivasooriyathevan, Imtizam Ismail, Dharshana Kasthurirathna. "Peer-to-peer distributed computing framework." in Technology and Management (NCTM), National Conference on, 2017, pp. 126-131.
  • SAKG Samaraweera, NGHP Gamage, IG Gallage, DDTM Gunathilaka, Nimalika Fernando, Dharshana Kasthurirathna. "A trilateral influence model for online shopping." in Technology and Management (NCTM), National Conference on, 2017, pp. 75-80.
  • Supun Perera, H Niles Perera, Dharshana Kasthurirathna. "Structural characteristics of complex supply chain networks." in Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), 2017 Moratuwa, 2017, pp. 135-140.
  • Supun Perera, H Niles Perera, Dharshana Kasthurirathna. "Value chain approach for modelling resilience of tiered supply chain networks." in Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, 2017,IEEE, pp. 159-164.
  • Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Michael Harre, Mahendra Piraveenan. "Influence modelling using bounded rationality in social networks." in Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, 2015, pp. 33-40.
  • Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Mahendra Piraveenan. "Topological stability of evolutionarily unstable strategies." in Evolving and Autonomous Learning Systems (EALS), 2014 IEEE Symposium on, 2014, pp. 35-42.
  • Upul Senanayake, Peter Szot, Mahendra Piraveenan, Dharshana Kasthurirathna. "Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Social Computing." in Foundations of Computational Intelligence (FOCI), 2014 IEEE Symposium on, 2014 , pp. 24-29.
  • Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Harrison Nguyen, Mahendra Piraveenan, Shahadat Uddin, Upul Senanayake. "Optimisation of strategy placements for public good in complex networks." in Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Social Computing, 2014, pp. ,.
  • Gnana Thedchanamoorthy, Mahendra Piraveenan, Dharshana Kasthurirathna. "Standard deviations of degree differences as indicators of mixing patterns in complex networks." in IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), 2013, pp. 1202-1208.
  • Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Mahendra Piraveenan, Michael Harre. "Evolution of coordination in scale-free and small world networks under information diffusion constraints." in IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), 2013, pp. 183-189.
  • Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Andy Dong, Mahendrarajah Piraveenan, Irem Y Tumer. "The failure tolerance of mechatronic software systems to random and targeted attacks." in ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 2013, pp. 25.
  • Dharshana Kasthurirathna, Mahendra Piraveenan, Gnanakumar Thedchanamoorthy. "Network robustness and topological characteristics in scale-free networks." in IEEE Conference on Evolving and Adaptive Intelligent Systems (EAIS), 2013, pp. 122-129.
  • Mahendra Piraveenan, Shahadat Uddin, Kon Shing Kenneth Chung, Dharshana Kasthurirathna. "Quantifying encircling behaviour in complex networks." in IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Cyber Security (CICS), 2013, pp. 9-14.
  • D Kasthurirathna, C Keppetiyagama. "Architectural description based Overlay Networks." in International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer), 2011, pp. 14-18.
  • Deneth Karunarathne, Thanushka Gunasekara, Dileeka Dias, Dharshana Kasthurirathne. "Mobile based GIS for dynamic map generation and team tracking." in 5th International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAFs), 2010, pp. 1-7.

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Dr. Dharshana Kasthurirathna
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