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  • Prasadini, K.D.S.; Mallawa Arachchi, D.K. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    In biological systems Lotka-Volterra predator-prey model describes the population dynamics of two interacting species of predators and its preys. Classical predatorprey model is a primitive deterministic model governed ...
  • Kolombage, K.A.D.D.B.V.; Wijesiri, G.S. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Graph theory is a significant area of Mathematics as its outstanding applications in many fields such as biochemistry, electrical engineering, computer science and operational research. Besides Graph theory, Ring theory ...
  • Perera, M.A.E.G.; Lakmali, J.P.D.; Wanninayaka, L.J.M.K.T.; Kulathunga, N.U.; Wanninayake, P.C.U.; Jayarathne, W.M.S.C.; Yapa, P.N. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) is a major non- infectious disease in the world and a global concern. Diabetes is a condition of multifactorial origin, including genetic and environmental factors. Further, scientific ...
  • Jayashantha, E.T.; Asalaarachchi, G.; Abeygunawardena, S.I. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    The International Standard Organization (ISO) has recommended the use of Dichloran 18% glycerol agar (DG-18) to enumerate yeast and mold in food (ISO 21527-2:2008) with reduced water activity (aw < 0.95). This ISO method ...
  • Wimalasekara, S.G.M.R.L.; Gunasena, G.D.D.K. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Foodborne disease outbreaks caused by microbiological hazards are a growing public health concern in all around the world. It results in a significant number of deaths and hospitalizations in each year. According to the ...
  • Razick, S. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Bioinformatics is now a research field itself, in addition to being an interdisciplinary field that develops methods and software tools for analyzing and interpreting biological data. At its introduction in 1970s, ...
  • de Soyza, W.S.G.; Wijayaratne, W.M.D.G.B.; Napagoda, M.T.; Witharana, S. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    With the emergence of microbial resistance to currently employed antimicrobial agents, the recent trend is to search for novel antimicrobial substances from nature. The traditional applications of plants and plant based ...
  • de Silva, N.I.U.; Madhusha, R.K.D.; Waduge, V.A.; Mewan, K.M.; Amarakoon, A.M.T. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Sri Lanka is one of the world's leading tea exporters and Ceylon Tea is acclaimed as the best tea in the world due to its unique flavor characteristics. Flavor characteristics of tea are mainly influenced by the variety ...
  • Wijesinghe, W.A.M.S.; Jayakody, J.A.D.P.P.; Senevirathne, K.N. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes itchy or sore patches of thick, red skin with silvery scales. Usually, the patches appear on elbows, knees, scalp, back, face, palms and feet, but can show up on other parts of ...
  • Gunasinghe, K.G.; Nadeeshani, R.; Jayathilaka, N. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    As the body’s first environmental defense, the skin is exposed to various sources of free radical damage including the sun. In addition, to maintain healthy skin, it is important to maintain the moisture content not only ...
  • Nimalarathna, L.B.O.D.; Senanayake, S.H.D. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Reading is an ultimate goal of human beings which is unfortunately not available for people affected by blindness. They can only read things which are in Braille system. But we all know that every book has not been ...
  • Perera, M.L.D.M.; Hewaarachchi, A.P. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Water is an essential element for the survival of mankind and water supply is a pressing issue in this century. Household water use is generally the most important component of water consumption. In Sri Lanka, lack of ...
  • Rajapaksha, M.; Karunananda, A. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Mindfulness is one of the best cognitive skills which helps to save the energy of a particular person. Mindfulness can be considered as a part of Vipassana meditation which was found by Lord Buddha before centuries ago. ...
  • Kumari, P.D.R.S.; Wijayanayake, W.M.J.I. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Software has become a very crucial in all facets of modern world by the growth of technology. A software development project (SDP) can be viewed as a set of activities performed by a set of developers. Software development ...
  • Udawaththa, P.; Wijayanayake, W.M.J.I. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Information systems (IS) play a vital role in almost every organization compared with all other resources in a firm. Organizations mostly rely on information systems to carry out and manage their operations, interact ...
  • Amarasinghe, U.G.L.S.; Rajapakse, C. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Traffic congestion is a crucial issue affecting the quality of life of individuals all over the world. In a country like Sri Lanka where the traffic is mostly unorganised and mixed, traffic congestion occurs due to various ...
  • Panagoda, P.A.B.G.; Dissanayake, D.M.S.N.; Nawalage, N.M.S.K.; Silva, H.K.A.D.; Tharaka, L.K.D.N.; Weerasinghe, H.W.G.A.S.; Bellanthudawa, B.K.A.; Kawshalyani, P.; Subanky, S.; de Silva, P.K.S.; Chandrasekara, W.U. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    The Negombo coastline is a highly populous area on the west coast of Sri Lanka, and its northern sandy extremity is very popular among the local and foreign tourists. A field survey based on face-to-face interviews with ...
  • Kodituwakku, K.A.R.K.; Wazir, S.R.; Aththanayake, A.M.H.L.; Silva, T.M.S.D.G.; Malshani, E.M.S.; Partheepan, K.; Thevendran, K.; Udayanga, N.W.B.A.L.; Sumanapala, A.P.; Jayanga, B.H.N.; Chandrasekara, W.U. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    The livelihood of the coastal communities is mostly dependent upon the natural coastal resources. Questionnaire based field surveys were carried out focusing on the communities in two coastal towns on the west coast of ...
  • Koralegedara, S.B.; Lin, Chuan-Yao; Sheng, Yang-Fan (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    This study used a series of mesoscale cloud-resolving simulations with Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model to reproduce the heavy rainfall and persistent flooding event over Sri Lanka during 14th - 20th May 2016. ...
  • Moragoda, M.K.N.P.; Ranasinghe, O.R.; Dikkumbura, H.K.U.S.; Kalaotuwawe, K.M.B.P.; Karunapala, H.M.B.N.; Dilini, R.M.A.; Gamanayake, B.G.N.N.; Kuruppuarachchi, H.D.; Chandrasekara, W.U. (Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Unawatuna is a coastal town in southern Sri Lanka, and its safe sandy beach is popular among local and overseas tourists. Since this beach generates a considerable amount of income through tourism, it is of paramount ...

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