Publications

2020

Rameela Azeez, & Ranathunga, S. (2020). Fine-Grained Named Entity Recognition for Sinhala. 978-1-7281-9975-7/20/. IEEE.

Lakmal, D., Ranatunga, S., Peramuna,S., and Herath,I., 2020 May. Word Embedding Evaluation for Sinhala, In proceeding of the 12th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (pp-1874-1881).

Sarveswaran, K., Dias, G. and Butt, M., “ThamizhiMorph: A Morphological Parser for the Tamil Language”, Machine Translation Journal: Special Issue on Machine Translation for Low-Resource Languages, Springer. [Accepted]

Sarveswaran, K, Gihan Dias. 2020. ThamizhiUDp: A Dependency Parser for Tamil. In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON-2020), IIT Patna, India.

Miriam Butt, Rajamathangi, S. and Sarveswaran, K. 2020. Mixed Categories in Tamil via Complex Categories. In Proceedings Proceedings of the LFG'20  Conference: On-Line, pages 68-88, Stanford, CA. CSLI Publications.

2019

 

Kengatharaiyer Sarveswaran and Miriam Butt. 2019. Computational Challenges with Tamil Complex Predicates. In Proceedings of the LFG19 Conference, Australian National University, pages 272-292, Stanford, CA. CSLI Publications.

Sarveswaran, K., Dias, G. and Butt, M., 2019, September. Using meta-morph rules to develop morphological analysers: A case study concerning Tamil. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Finite-State Methods and Natural Language Processing, pages 76-86, Dresden, Germany. Association for Computational Linguistics.

Uthayamoorthy, K., Kanthasamy, K., Senthaalan, T., Sarveswaran, K. and Dias, G., 2019, September. DDSpell-A Data Driven Spell Checker and Suggestion Generator for the Tamil Language. In 2019 19th International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer) (Vol. 250, pp. 1-6). IEEE.

Priyadarshani, H.S., Rajapaksha, M.D.W., Ranasinghe, M.M.S.P., Sarveswaran, K. and Dias, G.V., 2019, November. Statistical Machine Learning for Transliteration: Transliterating names between Sinhala, Tamil and English. In 2019 International Conference on Asian Language Processing (IALP) (pp. 244-249). IEEE.

Karunanayake, Y., Thayasivam, U., & Ranathunga, S. (2019, November). Sinhala and Tamil Speech Intent Identification From English Phoneme Based ASR. In 2019 International Conference on Asian Language Processing (IALP) (pp. 234-239). IEEE.

Liyanage, V., & Ranathunga, S. (2019). A Multi-language Platform for Generating Algebraic Mathematical Word Problems. arXiv preprint arXiv:1912.01110.

Bhattacharyya, P., Murthy, H., Ranathunga, S., & Munasinghe, R. (2019). Indic language computing. Communications of the ACM62(11), 70-75.

Karunanayake, Y., Thayasivam, U., & Ranathunga, S. (2019, July). Transfer Learning Based Free-Form Speech Command Classification for Low-Resource Languages. In Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Student Research Workshop (pp. 288-294).

2018

Sarveswaran, K., Dias, G. and Butt, M., 2018, December. ThamizhiFST: A Morphological Analyser and Generator for Tamil Verbs. In 2018 3rd International Conference on Information Technology Research (ICITR) (pp. 1-6). IEEE.

Ranathunga, S., Farhath, F., Thayasivam, U., Jayasena, S., & Dias, G. (2018, October). Si-Ta: Machine translation of Sinhala and Tamil official documents. In 2018 National Information Technology Conference (NITC) (pp. 1-6). IEEE.

Farhath, F., Ranathunga, S., Jayasena, S. and Dias, G., 2018, May. Integration of Bilingual Lists for Domain-Specific Statistical Machine Translation for Sinhala-Tamil. In 2018 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon) (pp. 538-543). IEEE.

Tennage, P., Herath, A., Thilakarathne, M., Sandaruwan, P. and Ranathunga, S., 2018, May. Transliteration and Byte Pair Encoding to Improve Tamil to Sinhala Neural Machine Translation. In 2018 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon) (pp. 390-395). IEEE.

Nanayakkara, P. and Ranathunga, S., 2018, May. Clustering Sinhala News Articles Using Corpus-Based Similarity Measures. In 2018 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon) (pp. 437-442). IEEE.

Fernando, S. and Ranathunga, S., 2018, May. Evaluation of Different Classifiers for Sinhala POS Tagging. In 2018 Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon) (pp. 96-101). IEEE.

Thayaparan, M., Ranathunga, S. and Thayasivam, U., 2018. Graph Based Semi-Supervised Learning Approach for Tamil POS tagging. In LREC.
 
Farhath, F., Theivendiram, P., Ranathunga, S., Jayasena, S. and Dias, G., 2018. Improving domain-specific SMT for low-resourced languages using data from different domains. In LREC.
 
Tennage, P., Sandaruwan, P., Thilakarathne, M., Herath, A. and Ranathunga, S., 2018. Handling Rare Word Problem using Synthetic Training Data for Sinhala and Tamil Neural Machine Translation. In LREC.
 
 

2017

Tennage, P., Sandaruwan, P., Thilakarathne, M., Herath, A., Ranathunga, S., Jayasena, S. and Dias, G., 2017, December. Neural Machine Translation for Sinhala and Tamil languages. In Asian Language Processing (IALP), 2017 International Conference on (pp. 189-192). IEEE.

Selvarasa, A., Thirunavukkarasu, N., Rajendran, N., Yogalingam, C., Ranathunga, S. and Dias, G., 2017, May. Short Tamil sentence similarity calculation using knowledge-based and corpus-based similarity measures. In Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), 2017 Moratuwa (pp. 443-448). IEEE.

Mohamed, M.Z., Ihalapathirana, A., Hameed, R.A., Pathirennehelage, N., Ranathunga, S., Jayasena, S. and Dias, G., 2017, May. Automatic creation of a word aligned Sinhala-Tamil parallel corpus. In Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), 2017 Moratuwa (pp. 425-430). IEEE.

Kadupitiya, J.C.S., Ranathunga, S. and Dias, G., 2017, January. Sinhala Short Sentence Similarity Measures using Corpus-Based Simi-larity for Short Answer Grading. In 6th Workshop on South and Southeast Asian Natural Language Processing (pp. 44-53).

2016

Mokanarangan, T., Pranavan, T., Megala, U., Nilusija, N., Dias, G., Jayasena, S. and Ranathunga, S., 2016, June. Tamil morphological analyzer using support vector machines. In International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (pp. 15-23). Springer, Cham.

Manamini, S.A.P.M., Ahamed, A.F., Rajapakshe, R.A.E.C., Reemal, G.H.A., Jayasena, S., Dias, G.V. and Ranathunga, S., 2016, April. Ananya-a Named-Entity-Recognition (NER) system for Sinhala language. In Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), 2016 (pp. 30-35). IEEE.

Fernando, S., Ranathunga, S., Jayasena, S. and Dias, G., 2016. Comprehensive Part-Of-Speech Tag Set and SVM Based POS Tagger for Sinhala. In Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on South and Southeast Asian Natural Language Processing (WSSANLP2016) (pp. 173-182).

Hameed, R.A., Pathirennehelage, N., Ihalapathirana, A., Mohamed, M.Z., Ranathunga, S., Jayasena, S., Dias, G. and Fernando, S., 2016. Automatic Creation of a Sentence Aligned Sinhala-Tamil Parallel Corpus. In Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on South and Southeast Asian Natural Language Processing (WSSANLP2016) (pp. 124-132).

Palihakkara, S., Sahabandu, D., Shamsudeen, A., Bandara, C. and Ranathunga, S., 2015. Dialogue Act Recognition for Text-based Sinhala. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (pp. 367-375).