• Dr. S. Mahesan

    Senior Lecturer Gr.I
    B.Sc. [Hons] (Jaffna), M.Sc.(Wales), Ph.D.(Cardiff), MBCS, CEng, CITP
  • mahesans@jfn.ac.lk
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  • Research Interests: Knowledge Representation, Natural Language Processing, Automata Theory, Intelligent Systems, Information Systems, High Performance Computing, Numerical Computing, Image Processing and BioInformatics
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science (Cardiff, UK)
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science (Wales, UK)
  • B.Sc. Special in Statistics (Jaffna, Sri Lanka)
Undergraduate Supervision for other HEIs
Postgraduate Supervision
Resource person
Institutional Development
  • Head – Computer Unit.
  • University representative for LEARN.
  • Administrator - Computer Network and Website.
  • Deputy Coordinator for Enhancing ICT Skills – University Development Grant (UDG) under HETC Project.
  • Member of the Senate Sub-Committee on IT.
  • Member of the Senate Sub-Committee on Web Designing.
  • Member of Senate - University.
  • Member of the Board - Faculty of Science.
  • Visiting Lecturer for the final year general degree students, Department of Computer Science, Trincomalee Campus of the Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 2012.
  • Reviewer for Vavuniya Campus Annual Research Session (VCARS) 2011.
  • Reviewer for International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer), 2011.
  • Reviewer for the Annual Academic Sessions of the Open University of Sri Lanka, 2011.
  • Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Eastern University, Sri Lanka for the Special Degree Programme in Computer Science, 2010/2011.
  • General Chair, 2010 ICIAfS Post Conference Workshop, University of Jaffna, 21 & 22 December 2010.
Presentations
Undergraduate Teaching
Inter-faculty Teaching
Visiting Lecturer
  • Mayurathan, B., Ramanan, A., Mahesan, S., and Pinidiyaarachchi, U.A.J.: "Speeded-up and Compact Visual Codebook for Object Recognition", International Journal of Image Processing (IJIP), Volume 7, Issue 1, 2013.
  • Mathialakan, T. and Mahesan, S.: "A Novel Approach to Simplifying Boolean Functions of any Number of Variables", In International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Informatics (IJCII), September 2012 [accepted]
  • Suthakar, S. and Mahesan, S.: “A New Speed Function for Level set Based Deformable Model for TumorSegmentation in Medical Images”, International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Informatics (IJCII), 2012. [Accepted]
  • Suthakar, S. and Mahesan, S.: “A Level Set Based Deformable Model for Segmenting Tumors in Medical Images”, proceedings of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Informatics and Medical Engineering (PRIME-2012), pp. 280-285, 2012
  • Ganesharajah, B., Mahesan, S., and Pinidiyaarachchi, U.A.J.: “Robust Invariant Descriptors for Visual Object Recognition”, In Proceedings of the Sixth IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS’11), pp. 158-163, 16-19 August, 2011.
  • Ganesharajah, B., Mahesan, S., and Pinidiyaarachchi, U.A.J.: “Content Based Image Retrieval: An Overview of Structure of the Image and Image Database”, In Proceedings of the Sixth SLIIT Research Symposium, vol. 4, pp. 30-35, January 2011.
  • Ramanan, M., Jeyasugiththan, J., Mahesan, S., and Jeyakumaran, N.: "A Software Tool for Improving Co-60 Treatment Delivery in a Regional Cancer Centre", In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of Association of Medical Physicists of India (AMPICON-2009), pp. 62-63, November 22-25, 2009.
  • Mahesan, S.: “Perspective of Campus Area Network”, Proceedings of Jaffna Science Association, Jaffna, Sri Lanka, section. B, Vol.12, No.2, pp.7-33, 2005.
  • Sabesan, M. and Mahesan, S.: "Drawing Chemical Structures of Inorganic Compounds From Their Molecular Formulae Using Java", Proceedings of the 11th Annual Session of the Jaffna Science Association (JSA), Jaffna, Sri Lanka, section. B, pp.28, 2003.
  • Sivaluxman, S. and Mahesan, S.: "An Electronic Book for Solid Geometry", Proceedings of the 11th Annual Session of the Jaffna Science Association (JSA), Jaffna, Sri Lanka, section. B, pp.28, 2003.
  • Subashini, S. and Mahesan, S.: "A Prototype System for Grammar Checking of Tamil Sentences", Proceedings of the 11th Annual Session of the Jaffna Science Association (JSA), Jaffna, Sri Lanka, section. B, pp.29, 2003.
  • Dhushyanthi, M., and Mahesan, S.: "Defining Grammar for Names and Drawing Two-dimensional Structures of Alcohols, Aldehydes, Ketones, and Organic Acids", Proceedings of the 10th Annual Session of the Jaffna Science Association (JSA), Jaffna, Sri Lanka, section. B, pp.4, 2002.
  • Sivagnanasundram, J., and Mahesan, S.: “A Visual Geographical Information System for the District of Jaffna”, 9th Annual Session, Jaffna Science Association, Jaffna, 2000.
  • Thabotharan, K. and Mahesan, S.: “A Glossary Management System”, 8th Annual Session, Jaffna Science Association, Jaffna, April 1999.
  • Mahesan, S.: “Tamil Transliterator - Graphical User Interface to Microsoft Window-based Word Processors to Type in Tamil”, 8th Annual Session, Jaffna Science Association, Jaffna, April 1999.
  • Mahesan, S.: “Computer Education”, Article written for 'Arivu-ootru', Chavakachcheri Hindu College Science Magazine, 1999.
  • Mahesan, S.: “(KaNanihaLin thahaval thodarpaadal)”, Article written Tamil for '(Sankaetham)' - Manipay Ladies' College Science Magazine, 1997.
  • Mahesan, S.: "An Expert System for Nomenclature Generation for Organic Compounds", PhD thesis, 1992.
  • Mahesan, S. and Martin, R. R.: “Using PROLOG to Deduce and Draw Two-Dimensional Chemical Structures from IUPAC Names”, In Proceedings of the 12th National Comp. Conference, Sri Lanka, pp.31-58, 1992.
  • Contribution to "Software Project for PC-Prolog 3.10 Advanced User's Guide" (Chapter 6), Prolog Development Centre, Brondby, Denmark, 1988.