Dr Prashan Premaratne   (Prashan Dissanayake)

Grad. Cert. Higher Edu. (University of Wollongong,2009)

PhD (National University of Singapore, 2001)

BE (University of Melbourne, 1997)

SMIEEE, MIET, MIEAust, MOSA

Lecturer

Office: Building 35 Room G.G31

Email: prashan@uow.edu.au

prashan@ieee.org , prashan@elec.uow.edu.au

Phone: +61 2 4221 4778
Fax: +61 2 4221 3236

 

Channel_7_News_Video-Wave_Controller Sourthern Cross Ten "State Focus" Interview on Wave Controller

BBC Radio World Service Interview

News Articles on Hand Gesture Controller

Professional Activities

Program Chair - ICIC2006 - Kunming China

Australian Research Council (ARC) OzReader in Mathematics, Information and Communications

Invited Reviewer for EURASIP Journal of Signal Processing

Invited Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security

Invited reviewer for IEE Electronics Letters Journal

Invited reviewer for IEE Vision Image and Signal Processing Journal

 Invited reviewer for Journal of Visual Communications and Image Representations

Invited reviewer of Applied Optics Journal

Invited reviewer of Optics Letters

Conference Organizing Committee

Tutorial Chair (ICIC2008 & ICIC2009) - International Conference on Intelligent Computing

Chair Plenary Talks (ICIC 2005, China ) - International Conference on Intelligent Computing 2005

International Liaison Chair (ICIC 2005, China ) - International Conference on Intelligent Computing 2005

Session Chair - Image Processing I (ICIC2005, Hefei , China )

Student Session- Eighth International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications (ISSPA 2005), Australia 2005

Technical program Committee

Eighth International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications (ISSPA 2006), Australia 2006.

International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC 2006),China, 2005.

WITSP 2006, Australia, 2005.

Eighth International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications (ISSPA 2005), Australia 2005.

International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC 2005),China, 2005.

Session Chair – Intelligent Multimedia, Video and Speech Processing (ISIMP 2004),Hong Kong, 2004.

Invited reviewer of ICME2005 – Netherlands

Invited reviewer for ICIC2005,China, 2005.

Invited Reviewer for DSPCS 2003 & WITSP 2003 Conference.

 

FULL PUBLICATIONS RECORD

Editorials

[1]   P. Premaratne and DeShuang Huang Eds, Neurocomputing Journal (Elsevier) vol. 70, Issues 4-6, 2007.

[2]   P. Premaratne Eds., International Journal of Information Technology, vol.11, (12), 2006.

[3]   P. Premaratne & X. You Eds., International Journal of Wavelets, Multiresolution and Information Processing, vol.4, (4), 2006.

Books/ Journals/Conferences

[4]   J. Lackenby, and P. Premaratne, (2005). "Appendix C: Method of Noise Removal for the Calculation of Resilient Strain and Resilient Modulus", in "Mechanics of Ballasted Rail Tracks- A Geotechnical Perspective" (authors: B. Indraratna and W. Salim), Taylor and Francis Publishers (UK), pp. 217-223.

[5] P. Premaratne,. and Q. Nguyen, Consumer electronics control system based on hand gesture moment invariants, IET Computer Vision, vol. 1-1, pp. 35-41, 2007.

[6] P. Premaratne, F. Safaei and Q. Nguyen, Moment Invariant Based Control System Using Hand Gestures: Book Intelligent Computing in Signal Processing and Pattern recognition, Book Series Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Publisher Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, Vol. 345/2006, pp. 322-333, 2006.

[7]   P. Premaratne, F. Safaei, Enhanced Performance Metrics for Blind Image Restoration, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Publisher: Springer-Verlag, 2005, 3644, pp. 107-116.

[8]    A. Chalechale, G. Naghdy, P. Premaretne, Sketch-Based Shape Retrieval Using Length and Curvature of 2D Digital Contours, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Publisher: Springer-Verlag Heidelberg, 3322, 2004.

[9]    P. Premaratne, Blind Deconvolution for Image Restoration, PhD Dissertation, National University of Singapore, 2001.

[10]  P. Premaratne, L.C.De Silva, and Ian Burnett, Low Frequency Component Watermarking   using 2D Barcodes, International Journal of Information Technology, vol. 12,  No 7, pp. 1-12, 2006.

[11]  P. Premaratne, L.C.De Silva, and F. Safaei, Copyright Protection Scheme for Digital Television Content, International Journal of Information Technology, vol. 11-9, pp. 101-108, 2006.

[12]  P. Premaratne, and C. C. Ko, Retrieval of Symmetrical Image Blur using Zero Sheets, Proceedings of IEE Vision, Image and Signal Processing, vol. 148-1, pp. 65-69, 2001.

[13]  P. Premaratne, and C. C. Ko, Image Blur Recognition Using Under-Sampled Discrete Fourier Transform, IEE Electronics Letters, 35-11, 889-890, 1999.

[14]   P. Premaratne, F. Safaei, Enhanced Performance Metrics for Blind Image Restoration, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Publisher: Springer-Verlag, 2005, 3644, pp. 107-116.

[15] P. Premaratne and F. Safaei, Feature based Stereo Correspondence using Moment Invariant, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, pp.104-108, 2008.

[16]  P. Premaratne and F. Safaei, 2D Barcodes as Watermarks in Image Authentication, 6th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Computer and Information Science (ICIS2007), pp. 432-437, 2007.

[17]  D. McGuire and P. Premaratne, A System for the 3D Reconstruction of the Human Face using the Structured Light Approach, The 5th Workshop on the Internet, Telecommunications and Signal Processing, pp. 1-7, 2006.

[18] A. Chalechale, F. Safaei, G. Naghdy, and P. Premaratne, Hand Gesture Selection and Recognition for Visual-Based Human-Machine Interface, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology, 2005.

[19]  A. Chalechale, F. Safaei, G. Naghdy, P. Premaratne, Hand posture analysis for visual-based human-machine interface, Proceedings of the WDIC2005, pp. 91-96, 2005.

[20]  P. Premaratne, L.C.De Silva, and F. Safaei, Copyright Protection Scheme for Digital Television Content, Proc. ICIC2005, pp. 3204-3211, 2005.

[21]  P. Premaratne, I. Burnett, and L.C.De Silva, A Watermarking Scheme in Low Frequency Components using 2D Barcodes, Proc. ICIC2005, pp. 234-244,  2005.

[22]  F. Ge, P. Premaratne, J. Xi, Stereophonic Acoustic Echo Cancellation, Proc. of DSPCS'2005 WITSP'2005, Queensland, Australia, 2005.

[23]  A. Chalechale, G. Naghdy, P. Premaratne, and A. Mertins, Angulal Radial Decomposition Algorithm for Sketch-Based Image Retrieval, SCI 2004, Florida, USA, 2004.

[24]  A. Chalechale, G. Naghdy, P. Premaratne, and A. Mertins, Cursive Signature Extraction and Verification,  Proc. WITID2004, pp. 109-113, Kish-Island, Iran, 2004.

[25]  A. Chalechale, G. Naghdy, and P. Premaratne, Multicomponents Sketch-Based Image Retrieval Using Spiral Decomposition, Proc. ICEE2004, Mashad, Iran, 2004.

[26]  A. Chalechale, G. Naghdy, P. Premaratne, and A. Mertins, Document Image Analysis and Verification Using Cursive Signature,  Proc. IEEE-ICME 2004, vol. 2, pp. 887-890, 2004.

[27]  A. Chalechale, G. Naghdy, P. Premaratne, and H. Moghaddasi, Chain-Based of Line Segments to Describe Images, Proc.  IEEE-ICME, vol. 1, pp. 355-358, 2004.

[28]  A. Chalechale, G. Naghdy, P. Premaratne, Image database retrieval using sketched queries,  Proc. ICIP 2004, vol. 1, pp. 433-436, Singapore, 2004.

[29]  A. Chalechale, G. Naghdy, and P. Premaratne, Image Analysis Using Line Segments Extracted By Chain Code Differentiation, Proc., IEEE- International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies: from Theory to Application( Proc. EEE-ICTTA), pp. 347-348, Syria, 2004.

[30]  A. Chalechale, G. Naghdy, and P. Premaratne, Arabic/Persian Cursive Signature Recognition and Verification Using Line Segment Distribution,  Proc., IEEE- International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies: from Theory to Application (Proc.  EEE-ICTTA), pp 475-476, Syria, 2004.

[31]  P. Premaratne, I. Burnett and L. C. De Silva, Blur Retrieval via Separation of Zeros Sheets from Noisy Blurred Images, Proc. ISIMP2004, pp. 559-562, Hong Kong, 2004.

[32]  P. Premaratne, I. Burnett, Role of Wavelet Transforms in Image Restoration, Proc. TENCON2004, vol. 1, pp. 243-246, Thailand, 2004.

[33]  A. Chalechale, G. Naghdy and P.  Premaratne, Image analysis using line segments extraction by chain code differentiation, Proc. Int. Conf. Information and Communication Technologies: from Theory to Applications, pp. 347-348, 2004.

[34]  A. Chalechale, G. Naghdy, P. Premaratne, Sketch-Based Shape Retrieval Using Length and Curvature of 2D Digital Contours Combinatorial Image Analysis, Proc. IWCIA 2004, Auckland, New Zealand, 2004.

[35]  M. Premaratne, P. Premaratne, Optimal Configuration of Dispersion Compensation Modules with Installation Limits, Proc. IEEE International Conference on OECC 2003, 2003.

[36]  P. Premaratne and M. Premaratne, Accelerated Iterative Blind Deconvolution of Still Images, Proc. IEEE TENCON 2003, vol. 1, pp. 6-10, 2003.

[37]  M. Premaratne and P. Premaratne, Optimal Configuration of Discrete-Value Dispersion Compensator Modules for a Given Dispersion Map in a Fiber Optic Communication Link, Proc. CLEOPR, vol. 1,  pp. 7,  2003. 

[38]  M. Premaratne, S. Karunasekara and P. Premaratne, Analytical Characterization of Optical Power and Noise Figure of Forward-Pumped Raman Amplifiers, COINACOFT, 2003.

[39]  A. Chalechale, G. Naghdy, P. Premaratne, and A. Mertins, Content-Based Image and Video Retrieval Using Edge Maps, IRAWU03 proceedings. Wollongong University, Australia, 2003.

[40]  D. Gibbins and P. Premaratne, ISAR Ship Classification Project (2003): Recent Feature Work, Commercial Report CR 15/03, July 2003.

[41]  P. Premaratne, ISAR Ship Classification; An Alternative Approach, CSSIP-DSTO Internal Publication, March, 2003.

[42]  P. Premaratne, T. Cooke and D. Gibbins, ISAR Ship Classification: Recent Feature Analysis, Commercial Report CR 18/02, July 2002.

[43]  T. Cooke, D. Gibbins and P. Premaratne, ISAR Ship Classification Project: Recent Progress, CSSIP Working Paper, March 2002.

[44]  P. Premaratne, and C. C. Ko, On the Human Visual Model for Blind Image Restoration, Proc. IEEE SCORED2001, pp. 52-57, February, 2001.

[45]  P. Premaratne, and C. C. Ko, New Performance Metrics for Blind Image Restoration, Proc. IEEE IGARSS 2001, vol. 5, pp. 2322-2324, July, 2001.

[46]  P. Premaratne, and C. C. Ko, Parametric Modelling of Blurred Images for Image Restoration, Proc. IEEE Thirty-fourth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, vol. 2, pp. 1727-1730, Monterey, California, USA, October, 2000.

[47]  P. Premaratne,  and C. C. Ko, A Novel Watermark Embedding and Detection Scheme for Images in DFT Domain, Proc. IEE 7th Int. Conf. Image Processing and its Applications, 2, pp. 780-783, 1999.

[48]  P. Premaratne, and C. C. Ko, Zero sheet separation of blurred images with symmetrical point spread functions, Proc. IEEE Thirty-third Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 2, pp. 1297-1299, Monterey, California, USA, October, 1999.