Dr. N.V.Chandrasekara
B.Sc.(Special in Statistics with Computer Science) Colombo, MBCS, MAFE (Colombo), Ph.D. in Statistics (Colombo & Federation University Australia)

Present Position: Lecturer (Probationary)

Room Location:A5 109

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Research Interests:

Statistical Data Mining

 

Publications :

  1. Chandrasekara, N. V. and Tilakaratne, C. D. (2009). Forecasting Exchange Rates using Artificial Neural Networks, Sri Lankan Journal of Applied Statistics, 10, 187- 201.
  2. Rangana, D. L. M., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Tilakaratne, C. D. (2011). Comparison of Support Vector Regression and Artificial Neural Network Models to Forecast daily Colombo Stock Change. Proceedings of the International Statistics Conference, Institute of Applied Statistics, Sri Lanka, 151-160.
  3. Fernando, M.A.I. D. and Chandrasekara, N. V. (2012). Automated Response Recognition System for Questionnaires. Proceedings of the 68th Annual Session of the Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science –SLASS, 54.
  4. Dilrukshi, I. and Chandrasekara, N. V. (2013). Automated Response Recognition System for Questionnaires. 7th International Conference of the Computer Science & Education (ICCSE), IEEE, 851-854.
  5. Peramuna, P. R. N. L., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2013). Identifying Factors affecting the severity of Asthma. European International Journal of Science and Technology, 2 (7), 183-191.
  6. Nanayakkara, K. A. D. S. A., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2013). Forecasting Exchange Rates using Time Series and Neural Network Approaches. Proceedings of the 69th Annual Session of the Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science –SLASS, 145.
  7. Dissanayake, P. L., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2013). Impact of Mothers Migration on Children's Education. Proceedings of the 69th Annual Session of the Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science –SLASS, 143.
  8. Peramuna, P. R. N. L., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2013). Identifying Factors affecting the severity of Asthma in Kegalle. Proceedings of the 69th Annual Session of the Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science –SLASS, 144.
  9. Dissanayake, P. L., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2014). The Impact of Mothers Migration for Work Abroad on Children's Education in Sri Lanka. European International Journal of Science and Technology, 3 (1), 110-120.
  10. Nanayakkara, K. A. D. S. A., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2014). Forecasting Exchange Rates using Time Series and Neural Network Approaches. European International Journal of Science and Technology, 3 (2), 65-73.
  11. Chandrasekara, N. V. and Tilakaratne, C. D. (2014). Identifying Return Distribution of Sri Lankan Stock Market Index. Universal Journal of Accounting and Finance, 2 (3), 53-56.
  12. Chandrasekara, N. V., Tilakaratne, C. D. and Mammadov, M. A. (2014). Return Distributions of Oil Index and Gold Index. Proceedings of the Regional Fundamental Science Congress 2014, Malaysia. 261-263.
  13. Chandrasekara, N. V., Tilakaratne, C. D. and Mammadov, M. A. (2014). Analyzing Return Distribution of World Cocoa Index. Proceedings of the International Statistics Conference 2014 Sri Lanka, 225.
  14. Nanayakkara, K. A. D. S. A. and Chandrasekara, N. V. (2014). Forecasting Exports of Coconut Fibre in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the International Statistics Conference 2014 Sri Lanka. 224.
  15. Chandrasekara, N. V., Tilakaratne, C. D. and Mammadov, M. A. (2015). Identifying Distributions of Selected Stock Returns. International Journal of Statistics and Economics, 16 (2), 7-22.
  16. Chandrasekara, N. V., Mammadov, M. A. and Tilakaratne, C. D. (2015), Estimating Parameters of Multivariate Scaled t Distribution of GSPC and its Associated Financial Indices. International Journal of Statistics and Economics. 16 (3), 20-29.
  17. Pitigalaarachchi, P. A. A. C., Jayasundara, D. D. M. and Chandrasekara, N. V. (2015). Forecasting Sri Lankan Gold Prices using Time Series Analysis. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Session 2015, Sri Lanka, 279.
  18. Chandrasekara, N. V., Mammadov, M. A. and Tilakaratne, C. D. (2015). Modelling real world problems with Multivariate Distributions: An application to All Share Price Index and related financial indices. Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2015, University of Kelaniya, 206.
  19. Chandrasekara, N. V., Mammadov, M. A. and Tilakaratne, C. D. (2016). Identifying Multivaraite Distribution of Australian All Ordinary Index and Related Financial Markets. Proceedings of the 4th Annual International conference on Operations Research and Statistics, Singapore, 8-13.
  20. Chandrasekara, N. V., Tilakaratne, C. D. and Mammadov, M. A. (2016). Return Distributions of Selected Financial Indices that Associated with Stock Indices. International Journal of Statistics and Applications, 6 (3), 156-162.
  21. Pitigalaarachchi, P. A. A. C., Jayasundara, D. D. M. and Chandrasekara, N. V. (2016). Modeling and Forecasting Sri Lankan Gold Prices. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research, 27 (3), 247- 260.
  22. Mahanthege, S. R., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2016). Modeling and forecasting OPEC reference basket crude oil prices using Artificial neural networks. 2nd International Engineering Research Conference, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 133.
  23. Chandrasekara, N. V., Mammadov, M. A. and Tilakaratne, C. D. (2016). Determining and Comparing Multivariate Distributions: An Application to AORD and GSPC with their related financial markets. Journal of Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research (JMSOR), 3 (2), 32- 39.
  24. Chandrasekara, N. V., Mammadov, M. A. and Tilakaratne, C. D. (2016). Parameter Estimation of Multivariate Scaled t Distribution: An Application to All Share Price Index. Advances and Applications in Statistics, 49 (4), 287-303.
  25. Nanayakkara, K. A. D. S. A. and Chandrasekara, N. V. (2017). Comparison of Time Series and Neural Network Models to Predict Coconut Fibre Exports in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Mathematics and Computation, 28 (2), 67-76.
  26. Sivaraj, L. B. M., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2017). Forecasting Monthly Pepper Retail Price using a Traditional Time Series Model and Artificial Neural Network. Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches, University of Sri Jayawardhanapura, Sri Lanka, 12.
  27. Shashikala, M. A. G., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2017). Prediction of daily gold prices in Sri Lanka: A comparison of time series and artificial neural network models.  Proceedings of the International Research Symposium on Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 123.
  28. Sivaraj, L. B. M., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2017). Forecasting Monthly Pepper Retail Prices in Sri Lanka: A Neural Network Approach. Proceedings of the International Statistics Conference 2017 – IASSL, Sri Lanka, 148.

 

Awards :

  1. Gold Medal for the Best Final Year Individual Research Project (Statistics with Computer Science) 2009, from the University of Colombo.
  2. Gold Medal for the best undergraduate statistics individual research project 2009 at the International Statistics Conference organized by the Applied Statistics Association of Sri Lanka (Institute of Applied Statistics, Sri Lanka).
  3. Senate Honours for conducting high quality research in the year 2015 by the University of Kelaniya.
  4. Senate Honours for conducting high quality research and publishing in indexed journals in the year 2016 by the University of Kelaniya (twice).

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1. Nanayakkara, K. A. D. S. A., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2013). Forecasting Exchange Rates using Time Series and Neural Network Approaches. Proceedings of the 69th Annual Session of the Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science –SLASS, 145.

2. Dissanayake, P. L., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2013). Impact of Mothers Migration on Children's Education. Proceedings of the 69th Annual Session of the Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science –SLASS, 143.

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4. Peramuna, P. R. N. L., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2013). Identifying Factors affecting the severity of Asthma in Kegalle. Proceedings of the 69th Annual Session of the Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science –SLASS, 144.

5. Dissanayake, P. L., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2014). The Impact of Mothers Migration for Work Abroad on Children's Education in Sri Lanka. European International Journal of Science and Technology, 3 (1), 110-120.

6. Nanayakkara, K. A. D. S. A., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2014). Forecasting Exchange Rates using Time Series and Neural Network Approaches. European International Journal of Science and Technology, 3 (2), 65-73.

7. Chandrasekara, N. V. and Tilakaratne, C. D. (2014). Identifying Return Distribution of Sri Lankan Stock Market Index. Universal Journal of Accounting and Finance, 2 (3), 53-56.

8. Chandrasekara, N. V., Tilakaratne, C. D. and Mammadov, M. A. (2014). Return Distributions of Oil Index and Gold Index. Proceedings of the Regional Fundamental Science Congress 2014, Malaysia. 261-263.

9. Chandrasekara, N. V., Tilakaratne, C. D. and Mammadov, M. A. (2014). Analyzing Return Distribution of World Cocoa Index. Proceedings of the International Statistics Conference 2014 Sri Lanka, 225.

10. Nanayakkara, K. A. D. S. A. and Chandrasekara, N. V. (2014). Forecasting Exports of Coconut Fibre in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the International Statistics Conference 2014 Sri Lanka. 224.

11. Chandrasekara, N. V., Tilakaratne, C. D. and Mammadov, M. A. (2015). Identifying Distributions of Selected Stock Returns. International Journal of Statistics and Economics, 16 (2), 7-22.

12. Chandrasekara, N. V., Mammadov, M. A. and Tilakaratne, C. D. (2015), Estimating Parameters of Multivariate Scaled t Distribution of GSPC and its Associated Financial Indices. International Journal of Statistics and Economics. 16 (3), 20-29.

13. Pitigalaarachchi, P. A. A. C., Jayasundara, D. D. M. and Chandrasekara, N. V. (2015). Forecasting Sri Lankan Gold Prices using Time Series Analysis. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Session 2015, Sri Lanka, 279.

14. Chandrasekara, N. V., Mammadov, M. A. and Tilakaratne, C. D. (2015). Modelling real world problems with Multivariate Distributions: An application to All Share Price Index and related financial indices. Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2015, University of Kelaniya, 206.

15. Chandrasekara, N. V., Mammadov, M. A. and Tilakaratne, C. D. (2016). Identifying Multivaraite Distribution of Australian All Ordinary Index and Related Financial Markets. Proceedings of the 4th Annual International conference on Operations Research and Statistics, Singapore, 8-13.

16. Chandrasekara, N. V., Tilakaratne, C. D. and Mammadov, M. A. (2016). Return Distributions of Selected Financial Indices that Associated with Stock Indices. International Journal of Statistics and Applications, 6 (3), 156-162.

17. Pitigalaarachchi, P. A. A. C., Jayasundara, D. D. M. and Chandrasekara, N. V. (2016). Modeling and Forecasting Sri Lankan Gold Prices. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research, 27 (3), 247- 260.

18. Mahanthege, S. R., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2016). Modeling and forecasting OPEC reference basket crude oil prices using Artificial neural networks. 2nd International Engineering Research Conference, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 133.

19. Chandrasekara, N. V., Mammadov, M. A. and Tilakaratne, C. D. (2016). Determining and Comparing Multivariate Distributions: An Application to AORD and GSPC with their related financial markets. Journal of Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research (JMSOR), 3 (2), 32- 39.

20. Chandrasekara, N. V., Mammadov, M. A. and Tilakaratne, C. D. (2016). Parameter Estimation of Multivariate Scaled t Distribution: An Application to All Share Price Index. Advances and Applications in Statistics, 49 (4), 287-303.

21. Nanayakkara, K. A. D. S. A. and Chandrasekara, N. V. (2017). Comparison of Time Series and Neural Network Models to Predict Coconut Fibre Exports in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Mathematics and Computation, 28 (2), 67-76.

22. Sivaraj, L. B. M., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2017). Forecasting Monthly Pepper Retail Price using a Traditional Time Series Model and Artificial Neural Network. Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches, University of Sri Jayawardhanapura, Sri Lanka, 12.

23. Shashikala, M. A. G., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2017). Prediction of daily gold prices in Sri Lanka: A comparison of time series and artificial neural network models.  Proceedings of the International Research Symposium on Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 123.

Sivaraj, L. B. M., Chandrasekara, N. V. and Jayasundara, D. D. M. (2017). Forecasting Monthly Pepper Retail Prices in Sri Lanka: A Neural Network Approach. Proceedings of the International Statistics Conference 2017 – IASSL, Sri Lanka, 148.
 

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