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Kamal Premaratne

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Kamal Premaratne

Professor | College of Engineering | Electrical & Computer Engineering Department
Work Phone: (305) 284-4051


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Research Interests

Demspter-Shafer evidence theory. Evidence fusion, Machine learning and knowledge discovery from imperfect data, Resource management in networked environments, Network congestion control.

HIGHER EDUCATION

    • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering. (1988)
    • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, M.S. in Electrical Engineering. (1984)
    • University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, Other in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering. (1982)

EXPERIENCE

    • University of Miami, Victor P Clarke Professor. Electrical and Computer Engineering (2015 - Present)
    • University of Miami, Professor. Electrical and Computer Engineering (2004 - 2014)
    • University of Miami, Associate Professor. Electrical and Computer Engineering (1995 - 2004)
    • University of Peradeniya, Visiting Lecturer. Electrical and Eletronic Engineering (1996 - 1997)
    • University of Notre Dame, Visiting Associate Professor. Electrical Engineering (1997)
    • Kuwait University, . Electrical and Computer Engineering (1995)
    • University of Miami, Assistant Professor. Electrical and Computer Engineering (1989 - 1995)
    • University of Miami, Research Assistant Professor. Electrical and Computer Engineering (1988 - 1989)
    • University of Miami, Research and Teaching Assistant. Electrical and Computer Engineering (1983 - 1988)
    • University of Moratuwa, Teaching Instructor. Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering (1982 - 1983)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Juried or Refereed Journal Articles or Exhibitions

    • Martinez, O., Dabarera, R., Premaratne, K., Kubat, M., Englehardt, J. (2017).LFDA Model for the Assessment of Water Quality Through Microtox Using Excitation-Emission Matrices. Intelligent Data Analysis, 21, 181-203.
    • Dabarera, R., Premaratne, K., Murthi, M., Sarkar, D. (2016).Consensus in the Presence of Multiple Opinion Leaders: Effect of Bounded Confidence. IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing Over Networks, 2(3), 336-349.
    • Martinez, O., Dabarera, R., Premaratne, K., Kubat, M. (2015).LDA-Based Probabilistic Graphical Model for Excitation-Emission Matrices. Intelligent Data Analysis, 19(5), 1109-1130.
    • Wickramarathne, T., Premaratne, K., Murthi, M., Chawla, N. (2014).Convergence Analysis of Iterated Belief Revision in Complex Fusion Environments. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Special Issue on Signal Processing for Social Networks, 8, 598-612.
    • Wickramarathne, T., Premaratne, K., Murthi, M. (2013).Toward efficient computation of the Dempster-Shafer belief theoretic conditionals. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 43(2), 712-724.
    • Wickramarathne, T., Premaratne, K., Kubat, M., Jayaweera, D. (2011).CoFiDS: A belief theoretic approach for automated collaborative filtering. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 23(2), 175-189.
    • Mohammadi-Dogahe, B., Murthi, M., Fan, X., Premaratne, K. (2010).Distributed congestion and power control algorithm to achieve bounded average queuing delay in wireless networks. Telecommunication Systems, 44, 307-320.
    • Premaratne, K. (2010).Eliahu I Jury, Historical Perspectives. IEEE Control Systems Magazine, invited article, 30, 72-77.
    • Wickramaratna, K., Kubat, M., Premaratne, K. (2009).Predicting missing items in shopping carts. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 21, 985-998.
    • Chen, M., Zhang, J., Murthi, M., Premaratne, K. (2009).Delay-based TCP congestion avoidance: a network calculus interpretation and performance improvements. Computer Networks, 53, 1319-1340.
    • Chen, M., Fan, X., Murthi, M., Wickramarathna, T., Premaratne, K. (2009).Normalized queuing delay: congestion control jointly utilizing delay and marking. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 17, 618-631.
    • Ranasingha, M., Murthi, M., Premaratne, K., Fan, X. (2009).Transmission rate allocation in multi-sensor target tracking over a shared network. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B Cybernetics, 39, 348-362.
    • Dewasurendra, D., Bauer, P., Premaratne, K. (2007).Evidence filtering. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 55, 5796-5805.
    • Hewawasam, K., Premaratne, K., Shyu, M. (2007).Rule mining and classification in a situation assessment application: a belief theoretic approach for handling data imperfections. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B Cybernetics, 37, 1446-1459.
    • Premaratne, K., Dewasurendra, D., Bauer, P. (2007).Evidence combination in an environment with heterogeneous sources. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part A Systems and Humans, 37, 298-309.
    • Kulasekere, E., Premaratne, K., Dewasurendra, D., Shyu, M., Bauer, P. (2004).Conditioning and updating evidence. International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, 36, 75-108.
    • Premaratne, K., Zhang, J., Dogruel, M. (2004).Location information-aided task-oriented self-organization of ad-hoc sensor systems. IEEE Sensors Journal, 4, 85-95.
    • Hanagan, L., Murray, T., Premaratne, K. (2003).Controlling floor vibrations with active and passive devices. Shock and Vibration Digest, 35, 347-365.
    • Bauer, P., Lorand, C., Sichitiu, M., Premaratne, K. (2003).Total delay compensation in LAN control systems and implications for scheduling. International Journal of Systems Science, 34, 599-605.
    • Sichitiu, M., Bauer, P., Premaratne, K. (2003).The effect of uncertain time variant delays in ATM networks with explicit rate feedback: A control theoretic approach. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 11, 628-637.
    • Sichitiu, M., Bauer, P., Premaratne, K. (2002).Queue control under time-variant delays: A discrete-time system approach. Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, 11, 187-211.
    • Hanagan, L., Kulasekere, E., Walgama, K., Premaratne, K. (2000).Optimal placement of actuators and sensors for floor vibration control. ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 126, 1380-1387.
    • Premaratne, K., Touset, S., Jury, E. (2000).Root distribution of delta-operator formulated polynomials. IEE Proceedings: Part D, Control Theory and Applications, 147, 1-12.
    • Premaratne, K., Touset, S., Jury, E. (2000).Root distribution of delta-operator formulated polynomials. IEE Proceedings: Part D, Control Theory and Applications, 147, 1-12.
    • Ekanayake, M., Premaratne, K., Jury, E. (1999).Robust absolute stability of discrete-time systems. Avtomatika i Telemekhanika (English translation in Automation and Remote Control), 3, 97-118.
    • Premaratne, K., Ekanayake, M., Suarez, J., Bauer, P. (1998).Two-dimensional delta-operator formulated discrete-time systems: state-space realization and its coefficient sensitivity properties. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 46, 3445-3449.
    • Bauer, P., Premaratne, K. (1997).Limit cycles in delta-operator formulated 1-D and m-D discrete-time systems with fixed-point arithmetic. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems --- I: Fundamental Theory and Applications, 44, 529-537.
    • Premaratne, K., Kulasekere, E., Bauer, P., Leclerc, L. (1996).An exhaustive search algorithm for checking limit cycle behavior of digital filters. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 44, 2405-2412.
    • Ekanayake, M., Premaratne, K., Jury, E. (1996).Some corrections on "Discrete-time positive-real lemma revisited: the discrete-time counterpart of the Kalman-Yakubovitch lemma". IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems --- I: Fundamental Theory and Applications, 43, 707-708.
    • Premaratne, K., Boujarwah, A. (1995).An algorithm for stability determination of two-dimensional delta-operator formulated discrete-time systems. Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, 6, 287-312.
    • Ekanayake, M., Premaratne, K. (1995).Two-channel IIR QMF banks with approximately linear-phase analysis and synthesis filters. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 43, 2313-2322.
    • Premaratne, K., Mansour, M. (1995).Robust stability of time-variant discrete-time systems with bounded parameter perturbations. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems --- I: Fundamental Theory and Applications, 42, 40-45.
    • Premaratne, K., Jury, E. (1994).Discrete-time positive-real lemma revisited: the discrete-time counterpart of the Kalman-Yakubovitch lemma. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems --- I: Fundamental Theory and Applications, 41, 747-780.
    • Premaratne, K., Jury, E. (1994).Authors' reply. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems --- II: Analog and Digital Signal Processing, 41, 617-618.
    • Premaratne, K., Salvi, R., Habib, N., Le Gall, J. (1994).Delta-operator formulated discrete-time approximations of continuous-time systems. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 39, 581-585.
    • Premaratne, K., Jury, E. (1994).Tabular method for determining root distribution of delta-operator formulated real polynomials. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 39, 352-355.
    • Ekanayake, M., Premaratne, K. (1993).On minimum boundary image maps. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Part I, Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, 207, 185-188.
    • Premaratne, K., Jury, E. (1993).On the Bistritz tabular form and its relationship with the Schur-Cohn minors and inner determinants. Journal of the Franklin Institute, 330, 165-182.
    • Premaratne, K. (1993).Stability determination of two-dimensional discrete-time systems. Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, 4, 331-354.
    • Bauer, P., Premaratne, K. (1993).Time-invariant versus time-variant stability of discrete interval matrix systems. Fundamentals of Discrete-Time Systems: A Tribute to Professor Eliahu I. Jury, TSI Press, 181-188.
    • Bauer, P., Premaratne, K., Duran, J. (1993).A necessary and sufficient condition for robust stability of time-variant discrete systems. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 38, 1427-1430.
    • Premaratne, K., Jury, E. (1993).Application of polynomial array method to discrete-time system stability. IEE Proceedings: Part D, Control Theory and Applications, 140, 198-204.
    • Premaratne, K., Jury, E., Mansour, M. (1990).An algorithm for model reduction of 2-D discrete-time systems. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, CAS-37, 1116-1132.
    • Premaratne, K., Jury, E., Mansour, M. (1990).Multivariable canonical forms for model reduction of 2-D discrete-time systems. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, CAS-37, 488-501.
    • Avanic, B., Gonzalez, G., Premaratne, K., Rodriguez, A. (1989).Negative resistance design for crystal oscillators. International Journal of Electronics, 67, 869-884.
    • Jury, E., Premaratne, K. (1986).Model reduction of two-dimensional discrete systems. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, CAS-33, 558-562.
  • Book Chapters

    • Wickramarathne, T., Premaratne, K., Murthi, M., (2016). Dynamics of Consensus Formation Among Agent Opinions. Multisensor Data Fusion: From Algorithms and Architectural Design to Applications -- Chapter: 21 (pp. 363-382). CRC Press.
    • Subasingha, S., Zhang, J., Premaratne, K., Shyu, M., Kubat, M., Hewawasam, K., (2008). Using association rules for classification from databases having class label ambiguities: A belief theoretic method. Data Mining: Foundations and Practice, Studies in Computational Intelligence (SCI) -- Chapter: 118 (pp. 539-562). Springer-Verlag.
    • Bauer, P., Premaratne, K., (2001). Deadbands in m-D Delta-Operator Based Discrete Systems With Floating Point Arithmetic. Multidimensional Signals, Circuits, and Systems -- Chapter: 11 (pp. 209-217). Taylor & Francis.