Mr. V. Vinoharan

Instructor in Computer Technology, Gr II
B.Sc. [Hons] (Jaffna), M.Sc. (Peradeniya), M.Phil. (Jaffna)
✉ vvinoharan@univ.jfn.ac.lk
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Research Interests:
Image Processing
Computer Vision
Machine Learning

Mr. Veerapathirapillai Vinoharan

  • M.Phil. in Computer Science (Jaffna, Sri Lanka)
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)
  • B.Sc. Special in Computer Science, Second Class Lower Division (Jaffna, Sri Lanka)

Presentations:

  • “One-pass Keypoint Selection to Construct Codebook for Patch-based Object Classification”, at the IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS), Colombo, 21-22 December, 2018.
  • “Keypoints and Codewords Selection for Efficient Bag-of-Features Representation”, at the IEEE International Conference on Future of Information and Communication Conference (FICC), Singapore, 5-6 April, 2018.
  • “Are Large Scale Training Images or Discriminative Features Important for Codebook Construction?”, at the Fifth International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM2016), pp. 193-198, Rome, Italy, 24-26 February, 2016.
  • A Wheel-based Side-view Car Detection using Snake Algorithm”, at the Sixth IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS’12), Beijing, China, 27-29 September 2012.
  • “Constructing Discriminative and Compact Codebook Using Statistical Measures”, at the Sri Lanka Student Workshop on Computer Science (SLSWCS’17), Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 09 December 2017.
  • “Sequentially Constructing Discriminative Codebook with Classifier Training for Object Recognition”, at the Sri Lanka Student Workshop on Computer Science (SLSWCS’15), Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 07 November 2015.

Attended Conferences, Workshops, & Training Programs:

  • IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS), Colombo, 21-22 December, 2018.
  • Fourth Jaffna University International Research Conference (JUICe-2018), 27-28 September 2018, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  • First Vingnanam International Research Conference 2018 (VIRC2018), 04th July 2018, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  • IEEE International Conference on Future of Information and Communication Conference (FICC), Singapore, 5-6 April, 2018.
  • Fifth International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICP- RAM2016), Rome, Italy, 24-26 February 2016.
  • SEARCC2013 International Conference in Partnership with National IT Conference (NITC), 13-14 August 2013, Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Sixth IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS’12), 27-29 September 2012, Beijing, China.
  • Jaffna University International Research Conference (JUICe-2012), 20-21 July 2012, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  • First International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer-2010), September 29 and October 01, 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Conference on Free and Open Source Software, 02nd February 2010, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  • Workshop on In co-operating Souo-emotional skill in to the Curriculum, Faculty of Science, 29 June 2020.
  • Fifth Sri Lankan Student workshop on Computer Science (SL-SWCS’19), 07th Dec 2019, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  • Workshop on “Statistics for Research”, 24-25 November 2018.
  • Fourth Sri Lankan Student workshop on Computer Science (SL-SWCS’17), 07th Dec 2017, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  • Third Sri Lankan Student workshop on Computer Science (SL-SWCS’15), 07th Nov 2015, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  • Workshop on “In co-operating ICT components in the Curricula”, 17-18 November 2014.
  • Workshop on Microsoft IT Academy in University of Visual and Performing Arts on 29th and 30th September 2014.
  • Workshop on LMS and open education resource in University of Moratuwa on 30th July 2014.
  • Workshop on “Effective Teaching of ICT” at University of Jaffna, 23 January 2013 and 07 February 2013.
  • Sri Lankan Student workshop on Computer Science (SL-SWCS’11), 08th December 2011, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  • Capacity building workshop on “Taking ICT to the Community”, 23-24 June 2011.
  • 2010 ICIAfS Post Conference Workshop on ICT for Sustainability, 21-22 December, 2010, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  • Workshop on planning the new Higher Education project meeting with English and IT Teaching staffs of Universities. 13th May 2009.
  • Training programme on “Certificate Course in Advanced Web Technology (Using Core and Advance JAVA) organised by CMC Ltd, New Delhi, India, 16th December 2013 to 07th February 2014.

Creative Work (Websites / Book covers / Posters)

  • Restructured and redesigned the official website of the Computer Unit, University of Jaffna in 2018 and 2021.

Coordinator

  • Activity Coordinator for Enhancing IT Skills of the Arts students (IDAS) programme under the Quality and Innovation Grant of the HETC project with effect from 1 May 2014 to 30 December 2015.

Member

  • Member of the Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) for IDAS for procuring project electric and electronic equipment with effective from 30 May 2014.
  • Member of the Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) for IDAS project for procuring Software with effective from 30 May 2014.
  • Member of the Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) for IDAS project resource person for workshop on IT with effective from 30 May 2014.

Secretary

  • Secretary of the Jaffna Science Association (JSA), Section B, 2015/2016.

Treasurer

  • Treasurer of the Science Teachers Common Room (STCR), 2020/2021




Research Grants

  • To carry out research: National Research Council (NRC) Sri Lanka under grant No. NRC 15-128, February 2015 – February 2017.

2021

  • Vinoharan, V. and Ramanan, A.: “An Efficient Bag-of-Features Representation for Object Classification”, in the Electronic Letters in Computer Vision and Image Analysis (ELCVIA), 2021. [Accepted]

2019

  • Vinoharan, V. and Ramanan, A.: “On the Construction of Discriminative and Compact Codebook for Patch-based Visual Object Classification”, In Sri Lanka Student Workshop on Coputer Science (SLSWCS’19), Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 07 December 2019.

2018

  • Vinoharan, V. and Ramanan, A.: “One-pass Keypoint Selection to Construct Codebook for Patch-based Object Classification”, In the IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS), IEEE, pp. 237-242, Colombo, 21-22 December, 2018.
  • Vinoharan, V.: “Training Images vs Discriminative Features: On the Construction of Codebook to Recognise Visual Objecys”, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Jaffna, Master of Philosophy Thesis, 92pp. 19 December 2018.
  • Vinoharan, V. and Ramanan, A.: “Keypoints and Codewords Selection for Efficient Bag-of-Features Representation”, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Future of Information and Communication Conference (FICC), IEEE, pp. 378-390, Singapore, 5-6 April, 2018.

2017

  • Vinoharan, V. and Ramanan, A.: “Constructing Discriminative and Compact Codebook Using Statistical Measures”, In Sri Lanka Student Workshop on Computer Science (SLSWCS’17), Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 09 December 2017.

2016

  • Vinoharan, V. and Ramanan, A.: “Are Large Scale Training Images or Discriminative Features Important for Codebook Construction?”, In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM2016), SuTePress, pp. 193-198, Rome, Italy, 24-26 February, 2016.

2015

  • Vinoharan, V. and Ramanan, A.: “Sequentially Constructing Discriminative Codebook with Classifier Training for Object Recognition”, In Sri Lanka Student Workshop on Coputer Science (SLSWCS’15), Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 07 November 2015.

2013

  • Vinoharan, V.: “A Wheel-based Side-view Car Detection using Snake Algorithm”, Postgraduate Institution of Science, University of Peradeniya, Master of Science Thesis, 36pp. June 2013.

2012

  • Vinoharan, V., Ramanan, A. and Kodituwakku, S. R.: “A Wheel-based Side-view Car Detection using Snake Algorithm”, In Proceedings of the Sixth IEEE International
    Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS’12), IEEE, pp. 185-189, Beijing, China, 27-29 September, 2012.

Undergraduate Teaching

  • ACLA 12010: Computer Literacy, for the students in the Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna, 2009 – 2020.
  • AHSBCL 1120: Basic Computer Literacy, for the students in the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Jaffna, 2009 – 2020.
  • ALCLA 11022: Computer Literacy, for the students in the Department of Law, University of Jaffna, 2009 – 2020.
  • BBAD 1152: Introduction to Information Technology, for the students in the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Jaffna, 2009 – 2020.
  • Information Technology Co Module for Medical Course, for the students in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna, 2009 – 2020.
  • Information Technology, for the students in the Unit of Siddha Medicine, University of Jaffna, 2009 – 2020
  • COM105GA2, COM106GA2: Computer Literacy, for the students in the Faculty of Science, University of Jaffna, 2009 – 2018.

Inter-faculty Teaching

  • Visiting Instructor in the Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna, 2015 – 2018:
    • AITC12033 – Practical II (Python)
    • AITC22023 – Practical IV (vb.net)
  • Visiting Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna, 2019 – 2020:
    • AITC32022 – ICT Project Management

Teaching to other HEIs

  • Visiting Lecturer in the Open University of Sri Lanka, Jaffna Resource Centre, Sri Lanka, 2018 – 2020.
    • CSU3200 – Introduction to computer programming
    • CSU3301 – Database design and implementation
    • CSU3302 – Data Structures and Algorithms

Other Activities

  • Visiting IT instructors for the pass out students On IRQUE (Improving Relevance and Quality of Undergraduate Education), University of Jaffna, Sri lanka, From September 2007 to February 2008.
  • Visiting IT instructors for the pass out students On IRQUE (Improving Relevance and Quality of Undergraduate Education), University of Jaffna, Sri lanka, From February
    2009 to August 2009.