• Dr. E. Y. A. Charles

    Senior Lecturer Gr.I
    B.Sc.[Hons] (Jaffna), Ph.D. (Cardiff)
  • charles.ey@jfn.ac.lk
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  • Research Interests: Data Mining, Machine Learning, Neural Networks, and Spiking Neural Networks
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science (Cardiff, UK)
  • B.Sc. Special in Computer Science, First Class (Jaffna, Sri Lanka)
Undergraduate Supervision for other HEIs
Postgraduate Supervision
Resource person
Institutional Development
  • Head – Computer Center, University of Jaffna.
  • Head – Department of Computer Science.
  • University Coordinator - University Development Grant (UDG) under HETC Project.
  • Coordinator – Campus wide WAN/LAN Network Project.
  • Member – Standing committee on Computing.
  • Member – Senate subcommittee for the establishing Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna.
  • Member – Technical Evaluation Committee for the University procurements and HETC Project
  • Member of Senate - University.
  • Member of the Board - Faculty of Science.
Attended Conferences and workshops
Other activities
Undergraduate Teaching
Inter-faculty Teaching
Visiting Lecturer
  • Liyanaarachchi, K.L.P.P. and Charles, E.Y.A.: “Analysis of Road Traffic Accidents Using Data Mining”, In Proceedings of the Kelaniya International Conference on Advances in Computing and Technology, p.7, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 28 July, 2017.
  • Suthakaran, A. and Charles, EYA. , ''Identifying the Learning Patterns of students in Learning Management System Log'', TRInCo 2016 - 1st International Research Conference of Trincomalee Campus, 2016
  • Miller, R. and Charles, EYA. , ''A psychological based analysis of marketing email subject lines'', Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer), 2016 Sixteenth International Conference on, 58-65, 2016
  • Ramanan, M., Ramanan, A. and Charles, EYA. , ''A hybrid decision tree for printed Tamil character recognition using SVMs'', Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer), 2015 Fifteenth International Conference on, 176-181, 2015
  • Ramanan, M., Ramanan, A. and Charles, EYA. , ''A preprocessing method for printed Tamil documents: Skew correction and textual classification'', Intelligent Computing and Information Systems (ICICIS), 2015 IEEE Seventh International Conference on, 495-500, 2015
  • Yasotha, R. and Charles, EYA. , ''Automated text document categorization'', Intelligent Computing and Information Systems (ICICIS), 2015 IEEE Seventh International Conference on, 522-528, 2015
  • Jeyananthan, P.; Charles, E. Y. A.; Atukorale, D. A. S.; , ''Ontology for Sri Lankan Medicinal Plants'', International Conference on Emerging Trends in Artificial Intelligence 2015
  • Jeyananthan, P; Charles, EYA; Atukorale, DAS; , ''Ontology Development for Sri Lankan Medicinal Plants: A Knowledge Representation'', SRI LANKA ASSOCIATION FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, 30, 2015
  • Charles, EYA. , ''An efficient discrete model for implementing temporal coding spiking neural network'', Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer), 2014 International Conference on, 74-77, 2014
  • Ramanan, M., Ramanan, A. and Charles, EYA. , ''A performance comparison and post-processing error correction technique to OCRs for printed Tamil texts'', Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), 2014 9th International Conference on, 42741, 2014
  • Kayathiri, K; Charles, EYA; Surendran, SN; , ''E-Waste Generation and Management Practices in Jaffna and Nallur Divisional Secretariat Divisions, Sri Lanka–A Base Line Study'', International Symposium on ICT for Environmental Sustainability, ICTES – 2014, Kelaniya, 2014.
  • Arumainayagam, P., Charles, E.Y.A., and Kodithuwakku, S.R.: “A Review on Processing of Data Streams”, Research Journal of Computer Systems and Engineering - RJCSE, vol.2, pp. 73-77, 2011.
  • Kokul, T. and Charles, E.Y.A.: “Recognition of Printed Tamil Alphabet Characters”, In Proceedings of the 18th Annual Sessions, Jaffna Science Association, Jaffna, pp. 19, 6 - 8 April, 2011.
  • Packianather, M.S., Pham, D.T., Charles, E.Y.A., Martina, R., Teti, R., D’ Addona, D. and Iodice, G.: “Spiking neural network with delay-adaption learning model for decision support in treating dental malocclusions”, Vimation Journal, Special Issue on Interactive Systems in Healthcare, ISSN 1866-4245: 48-57, 2010.
  • Sivaranjini, G. and Charles, E. Y. A.: “A Database Management System for Public Information of Point-Pedro Divisional Secretariat”, 17th Annual Session, Jaffna Science Association, Jaffna, 2010.
  • Pham, D. T. , Packianather, M. S., and Charles, E. Y. A.: Control chart pattern clustering using a new self-organizing spiking neural network; Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Volume 222, Number 10, 2008; PP 1201-1211.
  • Pham, D.T., Packianather, M.S., and Charles, E.Y.A., Martina R., Teti T., D'Addona D. and Iodice G.: “Spiking Neural Network Learning Model for Decision Support in Orthodontic Extraction”, CIRP ICME 2008.
  • Pham, D.T., Packianather, M.S., and Charles, E.Y.A.: “Self-organising spiking neural networks trained by weight and delay-adaptation methods for control chart pattern recognition”, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference (virtual) on Intelligent Production Machines and Systems (IPROMS), 3-14 July 2007.
  • Pham, D.T., Packianather, M.S., and Charles, E.Y.A.: “Spiking neural network for control chart pattern recognition”, Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Kos, Greece, pp 1392-1397, 2-5 July 2007.
  • Pham, D.T., Packianather, M.S., and Charles, E.Y.A.: “A self-organising spiking neural network trained using delay adaptation”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Vigo – Spain, pp. 3441-3446, 4-7 June 2007.
  • Charles, E.Y.A.: “Supervised and Unsupervised Weight and Delay Adaptation Learning in Temporal Coding Spiking Neural Networks”, PhD thesis, May 2007.
  • Pham, D.T., Packianather, M.S., and Charles, E.Y.A.: “A Novel Self-Organised Learning Model with Temporal Coding for Spiking Neural Networks”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference (virtual) on Intelligent Production Machines and Systems (IPROMS), pp. 307-312, 3-14 July 2006.