Erandi Hene Kankanamge

Lecturer and Student Ethics Coordinator
Lecturer

Erandi is a lecturer in Computer Science at the University of New South Wales, Canberra (UNSW Canberra). She completed her BSc (hons) in Computer Science at the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka with a first class. In 2009 she joined the University of Colombo School of Computing as an Assistant lecturer. She completed her PhD in Computer Science at UNSW Canberra in 2014. Her research interests include multi-agent systems, computational intelligence, multi-objective optimisation, human computer interfaces and, games for health.

Scholarships of $35,000 (AUD) are available for PhD students who achieved H1 /High Distinction in their UG program and/or have completed a Masters by Research. If you are interested, contact me at e.henekankanamge@adfa.edu.au

Grants

Hene Kankanamge, E. (2018) Game Master: Improved player mental and physical wellbeing through a computational intelligence facilitator for digital game play, 2018 Rector’s Start-up Grant, $50,000

Barlow, M; Hene Kankanamge, E; Smith, S. (2017) Fun healthy & fit: computer game control via an exertion system, $75,000

Barlow, M; Hene Kankanamge, E; Kasmarik, K; Tang, J & DST Group. (2017) Trust in human-machine teaming through machine education: a skill-based agent design, DST-G, Competitive Evaluation Research Agreement, $70,000

Abbass, H., Anavatti, S., Arachchilage, N., Barlow, M., Garratt, M., Gulrez, T., Hene Kankanmage, E., Hu, J., Jovanoski, Z., Kasmarik, K., Leu, G., Niven, R., O'Neill, B., Pickering, M., Sarker, M., Sarker, R., Sidhu, H., Sidhu, L., Shafi, K., Towers, I., Tang, J., (2016) Major Research Equipment and Infrastructure Initiative, $42,200

Abbass, H; Anavatti, S; Barlow, M; Garratt, M; Hene Kankanamge, E; Kasmarik, K. (2016) Local State Scoring Relative to Global Goals for Self-organising Unmanned Systems in Contested RF Environments, Defence Science and Technology Group Collaborative Project, $50,000.

 

Professional Services

Secretary IEEE, CIS ACT Chapter: (2019)

Membership Chair, IEEE CIS ACT Chapter: (2017)

Women in Engineering Coordinator, School of Engineering and IT, UNSW Canberra: (S2 2017)

Local Arrangement Chair, 20th Asia Pacific Symposium on Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems (2016)

Reviewer, The IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence

Reviewer, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 4th edition

Program committee member of the 20th Asia Pacific Symposium on Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems (2016)

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Research Students

Shuo Yang, (Co-supervising with Dr Michael Barlow and A/Prof Kathryn Kasmarik), PhD Candidate (2017-)

Dilini Samarasinghe, (Co-supervising with Dr Michael Barlow and A/Prof Kathryn Kasmarik), PhD Candidate (2017-)

Dulakshi Wannigamage, (Co-supervising with Dr Michael Barlow and A/Prof Kathryn Kasmarik), PhD Candidate (2017-)

Seham Hussein, (Co-supervising with Dr Michael Barlow), PhD Candidate (2017-)

Nima Salimi, (Co-supervising with Dr Michael Barlow), PhD Candidate (2017-)

PUBLICATIONS

Books
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Gallagher M; Moustafa N; Lakshika E, 2020, Preface
2020
Book Chapters
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Lakshika E; Barlow M, 2017, 'Computational Intelligence Approaches to Computational Aesthetics', in Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition, IGI Global, pp. 156 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch014
2017
Conference Papers
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Samarasinghe D; Barlow M; Lakshika E; Kasmarik K, 2021, 'Task Allocation in Multi-Agent Systems with Grammar-Based Evolution', in Proceedings of the 21st ACM International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2021, ACM, pp. 175 - 182, presented at IVA '21: ACM International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3472306.3478337
2021
Wannigamage D; Barlow M; Lakshika E; Kasmarik K, 2020, 'Analysis and Prediction of Player Population Changes in Digital Games During the COVID-19 Pandemic', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Springer International Publishing, pp. 458 - 469, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-64984-5_36
2020
Hussein S; Barlow M; Lakshika E, 2020, 'Activity-Independent Person Identification Based on Daily Activities Using Wearable Sensors', in Gallagher M; Moustafa N; Lakshika E (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Springer, pp. 383 - 394, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-64984-5_30
2020
Salimi N; Barlow M; Lakshika E, 2020, 'Towards Potential of N-back Task as Protocol and EEGNet for the EEG-based Biometric', in 2020 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2020, IEEE, pp. 1718 - 1724, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SSCI47803.2020.9308487
2020
Vihanga D; Barlow M; Lakshika E; Kasmarik K, 2019, 'Weekly Seasonal Player Population Patterns in Online Games: A Time Series Clustering Approach', in IEEE Conference on Games, London, UK, presented at IEEE Conference on Games, London, UK
2019
Salimi N; Barlow M; Lakshika E, 2019, 'Mental Workload Classification Using Short Duration EEG Data: An Ensemble Approach Based on Individual Channels', in 2019 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2019, pp. 393 - 398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SSCI44817.2019.9003141
2019
Dhawan D; Barlow M; Lakshika E, 2019, 'Prosthetic Rehabilitation Training in Virtual Reality', in 2019 IEEE 7th International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health, SeGAH 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SeGAH.2019.8882455
2019
Charoensook T; Barlow M; Lakshika E, 2019, 'Heart Rate and Breathing Variability for Virtual Reality Game Play', in 2019 IEEE 7th International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health, SeGAH 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SeGAH.2019.8882434
2019
Elkader SA; Barlow M; Lakshika E, 2018, 'Wearable sensors for recognizing individuals undertaking daily activities', in Proceedings - International Symposium on Wearable Computers, ISWC, pp. 64 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3267242.3267245
2018
Samarasinghe D; Lakshika E; Barlow M; Kasmarik KE, 2018, 'Automatic Synthesis of Swarm Behavioural Rules from their Atomic Components', in GECCO 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Kyoto Japan, pp. 133 - 140, presented at GECCO 2018, Kyoto Japan, - , http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3205455.3205546
2018
Leu G; Tang J; Lakshika E; Kasmarik K; Barlow M, 2017, 'Curriculum optimisation via evolutionary computation, for a neural learner robust to categorical adversarial samples', in Defence Technology - Japan (ACDT), 2017 Fourth Asian Conference on, IEEE Xplore, Tokyo, pp. 1 - 6, presented at The 4th Asian Conference on Defence Technology, Tokyo, 29 November 2017 - 01 December 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACDTJ.2017.8259585
2017
Leu G; Kasmarik KE; Tang J; Lakshika E; Barlow M, 2017, 'Machine Education - the way forward for achieving trust-enabled machine agents', in Machine Education - the way forward for achieving trust-enabled machine agents, NIPS’17 Workshop on Teaching Machines, Robots, and Humans, USA, presented at NIPS’17 Workshop on Teaching Machines, Robots, and Humans, USA, -
2017
Lakshika E; Barlow M, 2017, 'Precision of control as a function of control scheme: Implications for serious exertion games from a Flow perspective', in 2017 IEEE 5th International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health, SeGAH 2017, Perth Australia, presented at 2017 IEEE 5th International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health, Perth Australia, 02 April 2017 - 04 April 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SeGAH.2017.7939274
2017
Lakshika E; Barlow M, 2016, 'On Deriving a Relationship Between Complexity and Fidelity in Rule Based Multi-agent Systems', in Leu G; Singh HK; Elsayed S (eds.), INTELLIGENT AND EVOLUTIONARY SYSTEMS, IES 2016, Springer Nature, Univ New S Wales, Canberra Campus, Australian Def Force Acad, Canberra, AUSTRALIA, pp. 223 - 235, presented at 20th Asia Pacific Symposium on Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems (IES), Univ New S Wales, Canberra Campus, Australian Def Force Acad, Canberra, AUSTRALIA, 01 November 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49049-6_16
2016
Dannatt J; Barlow M; Lakshika E, 2016, 'A natural locomotion interface: Its impact on presence and usage in a social-media charity event for mental health', in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health, SeGAH 2016, IEEE, Orlando, FL, USA, presented at 2016 IEEE International Conference, Orlando, FL, USA, 11 May 2016 - 13 May 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SeGAH.2016.7586257
2016
Barlow M; Lakshika E, 2016, 'What cost teamwork: Quantifying situational awareness and computational requirements in a proto-team via multi-objective evolution', in 2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2016, pp. 3525 - 3532, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2016.7744236
2016
Lakshika E; Barlow M; Sarker R; Gaidow S, 2015, 'Analysing Truck-Trailer-Flatrack Mix for a Given Road Network with Known Supply and Demand', in Weber T; McPhee MJ; Anderssen RS (eds.), 21ST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MODELLING AND SIMULATION (MODSIM2015), MODELLING & SIMULATION SOC AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND INC, Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 910 - 916, presented at 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Gold Coast, Australia, 29 November 2015 - 04 December 2015, http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2015/D5/lakshika.pdf
2015
Lakshika E; Barlow M; Easton A, 2015, 'Evolving high fidelity low complexity sheepdog herding simulations using a machine learner fitness function surrogate for human judgement', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 330 - 342, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26350-2_29
2015
Lakshika E; Barlow M; Easton A, 2013, 'Co-evolving Semi-competitive Interactions of Sheepdog Herding Behaviors Utilizing a Simple Rule-based Multi Agent Framework', in Proceedings of 2013 IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life, pp. 82 - 89, presented at 2013 IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life (ALIFE), 16 April 2013 - 19 April 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ALIFE.2013.6602435
2013
Lakshika E; Barlow M; Easton A, 2013, 'Co-evolving semi-competitive interactions of sheepdog herding behaviors utilizing a simple rule-based multi agent framework.', in ALIFE, IEEE, pp. 82 - 89, presented at IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life, ALife 2013, Singapore, April 16-19, 2013, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=6588671
2013
Lakshika E; Barlow MG; Easton AC, 2012, 'Fidelity and complexity of standing group conversation simulations: a framework for the evolution of Multi Agent Systems through bootstrapping human aesthetic judgments', in Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2012 IEEE Congress on, IEEE Press, USA, pp. 8 pp., presented at 2012 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Brisbane, QLD, 10 June 2012 - 15 June 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2012.6256473
2012
Lakshika E; Keppitiyagama C; Wathugala D, 2008, 'AOnesC: An aspect-oriented extension to nesC', in Proceedings of New Technologies, Mobility and Security Conference and Workshops, NTMS 2008, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/NTMS.2008.ECP.24
2008
Conference Proceedings (Editor of)
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Gallagher M; Moustafa N; Lakshika E, (eds.), 2020, 'AI 2020: Advances in Artificial Intelligence - 33rd Australasian Joint Conference, AI 2020, Canberra, ACT, Australia, November 29-30, 2020, Proceedings', Springer, Vol. 12576
2020
Journal articles
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Yang S; Barlow M; Hene Kankanamge E; Kasmarik K, 2021, 'A Novel Trust Architecture Integrating Differentiated Trust and Response Strategies for a Team of Agents', International Journal of Intelligent Systems
2021
Samarasinghe D; Barlow M; Hene Kankanamge E; Kasmarik K, 2021, 'Exploiting Abstractions for Grammar-Based Learning of Complex Multi-Agent Behaviours', International Journal of Intelligent Systems
2021
Samarasinghe D; Barlow M; Lakshika E; Lynar T; Moustafa N; Townsend T; Turnbull B, 2021, 'A Data Driven Review of Board Game Design and Interactions of Their Mechanics', IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 114051 - 114069, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3103198
2021
Gray L; Lakshika E; Barlow M, 2020, 'Impact of Using Active Locomotion Interfaces for Gameplay: A Study on Exertion Levels and Presence', IEEE Transactions on Games, vol. 12, pp. 406 - 415, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TG.2020.3040357
2020
Lakshika E; Barlow M; Easton A, 2017, 'Understanding the Interplay of Model Complexity and Fidelity in Multiagent Systems via an Evolutionary Framework', IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, vol. 9, pp. 277 - 289, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TCIAIG.2016.2560882
2017
Lakshika E; Barlow M; Easton A, 2016, 'Evolving lane merge traffic behaviour simulations via a macroscopic objective function and a machine learning system trained through bootstrapped human judgement', Applied Intelligence, vol. 44, pp. 862 - 877, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10489-015-0733-3
2016
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