• Mr. V. Vinoharan

    Instructor in Computer Technology, Grade II.
    B.Sc [Hons] (Jaffna), M.Sc (Peradeniya)
  • vvinoharan@univ.jfn.ac.lk
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  • Research Interests: Image Processing, Computer Vision and Machine Learning.
  • Reading MPhil Degree in Computer Science (Jaffna, Sri Lanka)

  • M.Sc. in Computer Science (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka) [2013]

  • B.Sc. Special in Computer Science (Jaffna, Sri Lanka) [2006]

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

  • Member of the Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) for IDAS for procuring project electric and electronic equipments 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.

  • 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.

Presentations
  • IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS), Colombo, 21-22 December, 2018.

  • IEEE International Conference on Future of Information and Communication Conference (FICC), Singapore, 5-6 April, 2018.

  • Sri Lanka Student Workshop on Coputer Science (SLSWCS’17), Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 09 December 2017. [Poster]

  • Fifth International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICP- RAM2016), Rome, Italy, 24-26 February 2016.

  • Sri Lanka Student Workshop on Coputer Science (SLSWCS’15), Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 07 November 2015. [Poster]

  • Sixth IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAfS’12), 27-29 September 2012, Beijing, China.

Attended Conferences/Workshop
  • 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.

  • Fourth Sri Lankan Student workshop on Computer Science (SL-SWCS’17), 07th Dec 2017, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

  • Fifth International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICP- RAM2016), Rome, Italy, 24-26 February 2016.

  • Third Sri Lankan Student workshop on Computer Science (SL-SWCS’15), 07th Nov 2015, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • SEARCC2013 International Conference in Partnership with National IT Conference (NI- TC), 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.

  • Sri Lankan Student workshop on Computer Science (SL-SWCS’11), 08th Dec 2011, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

  • 2010 ICIAfS Post Conference Workshop on ICT for Sustainability, 21-22 December, 2010, 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 planning the new Higher Education project meeting with English and IT Teaching staffs of Universities. 13th May 2009.

Extra Curricular Activities
  • Member of the Science Faculty Student Union, University of Jaffna, 2005.

  • Member of the Computer Society(ComSoc), University of Jaffna, 2004.

  • Member of the University Athletic team, University of Jaffna, 2003 and 2004.

  • Won 1st place in 200m in the inter Faculty Athletic Meet, University of Jaffna, 2004.

  • Half Colours in Athletic, University of Jaffna, 2003.

Undergraduate Teaching
  • ITCB 1224, ACLA 12010: Computer Literacy and Basic Applications

  • Information Technology Co-Module for Medical Course

  • ALCLA 11022, COM105GA2, COM106GA2: Computer Literacy

  • IT Co-Module – Computer Literacy and Basic Applications

  • FMG2132 – Advanced Computer Application in Business

Inter-faculty Teaching
  • First year Arts Students with ICT as a subject, Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna.

    • AITC12033 - Practical II (Python)

    • AITC22023 - Practical IV (vb.net)

Teaching to other HEIs
  • Visiting Lecturer in the Open University of Sri Lanka, Jaffna Resource Centre, Sri Lanka, 2018.

    • CSU3301 - Daabase design and implementation

    • CSU3200 - Introduction to computer programming

    • CSU3302 - Data Structures and Algorithms

  • 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), pp. xx-xx, Colombo, 21-22 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), pp. 203-208, Singapore, 5-6 April, 2018.

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

  • 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), pp. 193-198, Rome, Italy, 24-26 February, 2016.

  • 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.[Poster]

  • 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.

  • 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), pp. 185-189, Beijing, China, 27-29 September, 2012.

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