• Ms. R. Nirthika

    Research Assistant (On Contract)
    B.Sc. [Hons] (Jaffna)
  • nirthika@univ.jfn.ac.lk
  • +94212218194
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  • Research Interests: Machine Learning
  • Reading MPhil Degree in Computer Science (Jaffna, Sri Lanka)
  • B.Sc. Special in Computer Science, First Class (Jaffna, Sri Lanka) [2017]
Participation and Achievement
  • Participated in the tutorial session on “Recent Developments in Machine Learning” at 14th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS) 2019, held in Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, 19th December 2019.
  • Presented two posters entitled on “Is Soft Pooling better than Max and Average Pooling? A comparative study on HEp-2 Cells and Retinal image classification tasks” and “A Web-Based Dengue Monitoring and Warning System” in the Sri Lanka Student Workshop on Computer Science 2019 (SL-SWCS’19) organised by the Department of Computer Science, University of Jaffna, 07th of December 2019.
  • Presented a poster entitled on “A Web-Based Dengue Monitoring and Control System” in the Sri Lanka Student Workshop on Computer Science 2017 (SL-SWCS’17) organised by the Department of Computer Science, University of Jaffna, 09th of December 2017.
  • Second Runner Up in the Hackathon organised by the IEEE Student Branch of the Informatics Institute of Technology, Sri Lanka in collaboration with ideamart, 2015.
  • Participated in aces Coders v6.0 held at Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, 2016.
  • Participated in TADHACK by Telecom Application Developer Hackathon, 2015.
  • Participated in Senior Level Yarl IT Hub competition, 2015.
Attended Conference & workshops
  • Sri Lanka Student Workshop on Computer Science 2019 (SL-SWCS’19) organised by the Department of Computer Science, University of Jaffna, 2019.
  • Ninth IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS’18), Colombo, Sri Lanka, 21-22 December 2018.
  • Workshop on Statistics for Research–organised by Young Science Forum, National Science and Technology Commission and University of Jaffna, 2018.
  • Vingnanam International Research Conference (VIRC) organised by the Faculty of Science, University of Jaffna, 2018.
  • Sri Lanka Student Workshop on Computer Science 2017 (SL-SWCS’17) organised by the Department of Computer Science, University of Jaffna, 2017.
  • Sri Lanka Student Workshop on Computer Science 2015 (SL-SWCS’15) organised by the Department of Computer Science, University of Jaffna, 2015.
  • Jaffna IT Conference–organised by the Department of Computer Science, University of Jaffna and Supported by SLASSCOM, 2014.
  • Workshops conducted by WSO2 for WSO2-ESB, WSO2-IS, Security & Java 8, 2016.
  • Workshops on “Setting up Career Goal” held at University of Jaffna under the HETC project, 2014.
  • Workshops on “Guidance to Prepare Effective Resumes and Filling out Application Forms for Jobs” held at University of Jaffna under the HETC project, 2014.
  • Workshops conducted by hSenid Mobile–organised by the Department of Computer Science, University of Jaffna, 2014.
  • Workshops conducted by Zone24/7–organised by University of Jaffna, 2014.
  • Best Oral Presentation Award for the poster “Is Soft Pooling better than Max and Average Pooling? A comparative study on HEp-2 Cells and Retinal image classification tasks” presented in the Sri Lanka Student Workshop on Computer Science 2019 (SL-SWCS’19) organised by the Department of Computer Science, University of Jaffna, 2019.
  • Sabalingam Memorial Prize for the Best Performance in the Special Degree examination in Computer Science – 2017