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  • Northlands Road, Magee Campus

    BT48 7JL Londonderry

    United Kingdom

  • 231 Citations
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Pratheepan Yogarajah has been a Lecturer in Computing Science at the Ulster University since January 2016. He joined the School of Computing and Intelligent System at Ulster University as a teaching assistant in September 2007. He also worked for over five years as a Research Associate at Ulster University. Previously he worked in Sri Lanka in excess of five years, first as an Assistant Lecturer in Computer Science and then as a Lecturer in Computer Science.Yogarajah obtained a first class honours degree in Computer Science from the University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka, in 2001, and a MPhil degree in Computer Vision from the Oxford Brookes University, UK, in 2006. He obtained his PhD degree from the Ulster University, UK, in 2015. He is a member of British Computer Society (BCS) and a Member of IEEEYogarajah was the recipient of Oxford Brookes university HMGCC scholarship award in 2005. He was also a co-recipient of Proof of Principle (PoP) award from Ulster University in 2012 and Proof of Concept (PoC) from Invest Northern Ireland (Invest NI) in 2013. His research interests include biometrics, computer vision, image processing, steganography and digital watermarking, and machine learning. He has patents filed and has published more than 20 papers in international conferences, books, and journals.

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Research Output 2008 2019

A Predictive Model for Paediatric Autism Screening

Wingfield, B., Miller, S., Pratheepan, Y., Kerr, D., Gardiner, B., Seneviratne, S., Samarasinghe, P. & Coleman, S., 3 Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Informatics Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Autistic Disorder
Appointments and Schedules
Mobile Applications
Sri Lanka

Micro Expression Classification Accuracy Assessment

Sharma, P., Coleman, S., Pratheepan, Y. & Taggart, L., 28 Aug 2019, Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference. p. 21-28 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Support vector machines
Social sciences
Learning algorithms
Learning systems

Neuromorphic Event-based Action Recognition

Harrigan, S., Coleman, S., Kerr, D., Pratheepan, Y., Zheng, F. & Wu, C., 28 Aug 2019, Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference . p. 218 - 221 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Template matching
Imaging techniques
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Law enforcement
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
Computer vision
Feature extraction
Deep learning