IITC 2005

7th International Information Technology Conference (IITC)
Will IT Matter? The Role of IT in Development
9-10 November 2005
Trans Asia Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka

The International Information Technology Conference was launched in 1998 as an event connected with the declaration of 1998 as the Year of IT by the Government of Sri Lanka. It has been successfully held every year since then.

IITC 2005 seeks to bring together international researchers to present papers and generate discussions on current research and development in all aspects of IT. Special emphasis will be made on aspects of IT relating to national development through several keynote addresses. The post conference workshops will focus on important problems and possible solutions relating to the use of IT.

7th IITC was held on 9th-10th November 2005 at King's Court, Trans Asia Hotel. There were 8 Keynote Speakers delivered by reputed IT professionals from all parts of the world and research presentations at plenary and Poster presentations totaling 36 in number.

All papers were peer reviewed and accepted papers appeared in the Conference Proceedings and the presented full papers are indexed by Google Scholar.

Managed & Organized by UCSC & Infotel Lanka Society Ltd.
Printed by UCSC
Copyright @2005 Infotel Lanka Society Ltd.

Strategic Partners: Sri Lanka Telecom and Mobitel
Principal Sponsors: Microsoft & Intel
Gold Sponsor: B.S.S
Print Media Sponsor: ANCL
Supported by PM's Office


Wednesday 9th November

Inaugural Session: 09.00 – 10.00

09.00 - Lighting the Traditional Oil Lamp & National Anthem

09.05 - Will IT Matter? The Role of IT in Development - Introductory Remarks - Prof. V. K. Samaranayake, Chairman, IITC2005

09.20 - Address by the Chief Guest H.E. Akio Suda, Ambassador for Japan in Sri Lanka

09.30 - Keynote Address: Towards a Broadband Island through IP Technologies by S. Anan, CEO, Sri Lanka Telecom & Director, Mobitel

Session II: 10.30 – 12.20

10.30 - Keynote Address: Intel's Platform Directions Driving Development by Surendra Arora, Director, Customer Solutions Group, South Asia, Intel Corporation

Secure Computing

11.00 - Watermarking method for 3D triangular mesh models by Md. Mahfuzur Rahman, Kazufumi Kaneda, Koichi Harada

11.20 - Workplace Communication Privacy in the Digital Age by Prathiba Mahanamahewa and Rasika Dayarathna

11.40 - SIM : Secure Instant Messaging for Yahoo by Nirodha Abeywardena and Kasun de Zoysa

12.00 - Securing Mobile Agents for Survivable Systems by Jeffy Mwakalinga, Louise Yngström

Session III: 13.20 – 14.40

Web Services and Applications

13.20 - A comprehensive attachment repository for e-mails by Hiran Ekanayake

13.40 - WSoJS – A Space based Web Services Architecture by A S Chandima, D N Ranasinghe

14.00 - Secure Dynamic Group Establishment Protocol for Web Services by Kasun De Zoysa and Chamidu Atupelage

14.20 - Can Mobile Phones Save Lives?: Towards a Mobile ECG Monitoring System by P Wimalaratne and D.P.S. Kularathna

Session IV: 15.10 – 17.00

15.10 - Keynote Address: State of the Art in Sensor Networks by Prof. Anura Jayasumana, Colorado State University, USA

15.40 - Performance Evaluation of Application Aware Transport Services for High Bandwidth Sensor Actuator Networks by Tarun Banka, Panho Lee, Anura P. Jayasumana and V. Chandrasekar

16.00 - Sharing Excess Bandwidth among Cooperative Organization for Web Accesses by Sumith Gamage and Gihan Dias

16.20 SIP over "Fast-Track" TLS for mobile VoIP by Cao Ling

16.40 Unifying Keywords and Visual Contents in Image Retrieval for Images Collected from Major Web Sites by Lakshman Jayaratne, Atula Ginige and Zhuhan Jiang (Presented by Dr G.N. Wikramanayake)

Thursday 10th November

Session V: 9.00 – 10.30

Software Engineering & Processes:

09.00 - E-Suvidha: Information and Facilitation Center A Success Story of Nanded District: A Case Study by Sunil D. Potekar

09.20 - QURIXX- A portable Operating System Which Could be Shifted Across Any Heterogeneous Computer by W.A.Amila N. de Silva and Alfred Perera

09.40 - Thermal Comfort for Passive dwellings via optimum Roof Architecture (RoofOpt) by M.S.R Perera and B. Modasia

10.00 - Keynote Address Microsoft

Session VI: 11.00 – 12.30

11.00 - Keynote Address: Achieving Competitive Edge through Wireless Technology by Dinesh Saparamadu, CEO, hSenid Language Processing Techniques

11.30 - The Sinhala Text to Sign Language Translator by Umesha L. Perera and Gihan P. Seneviratne

11.50 - Adapting Sinhala Language Facilities into Database Systems by J.S.Gunetillake, K.P.Hewagamage and S. Perera

12.10 - Development of Standards for Local Language Support for Text Messaging within the GSM Specification by G. K Kulatilleke and S. A. D Dias

Session VII: 13.30 – 15.10

Algorithms and Computational Intelligence

13.30 - Accessibility for the blind in ubiquitous environments using binocular vision system by Janaka Chaminda Balasuriya, Chandrajith Ashuboda Marasinghe, Keigo Watanabe and Kiyotaka Izumi

13.50 - The EPSO Algorithm : An efficient global search technique for euro evolution by Sudeepa Jayatilake and Ruvan Weerasinghe

14.10 - An intelligent system for smart thinking in clinical diagnosis by D.S. Kalana Mendis, Asoka S. Karunananda

14.30 - On the performance of large dimensional parallel matrix multiplication algorithms on the computational grid by D N Ranasinghe, K P M K Silva, K Munasinghe, M Jayewardena

14.50 - Optimization by Parallel Hopfield Neural Network on GPU Graphics Card by Zheng He and Koichi Harada.

Session VIII: 15.40 – 16.30


15.40 - Learner Centred Ontology driven approach to e-learning by Asoka S. Karunananda

16.00 - Multimedia Based MCQ Composer for Evaluation of Students in the Medical Stream in Sri Lankan Medical Schools by N.K.V.M.Ruvin Kumara

16.20 - Presentation of Best Paper Award

Main Organizing Committee - IITC

Prof V K Samaranayake, UCSC
Devendra Amarasingham
Dr. Ruvan Weerasinghe, UCSC
Dr. Prasad Wimalaratne, UCSC

Mrs. Girty Gamage, UCSC

Dr. N.D. Kodikara, UCSC
Dr. Ajith Madurapperuma, IT Faculty, University of Moratuwa

Dr. G.N. Wikramanayake, UCSC

Dr. Bandu Ranasinghe, IDM

Dr. K P Hewagamage, UCSC

Dr. Kasun de Soyza, UCSC

Mr. Sriyan de Silva, Logical Systems (Pvt) Ltd.
Mr. Rohitha Udalagama, LISPA
Mr. David Dominic, Infotel Lanka Society
Mr. Neaomal Suriyaarachchi, Lanka Internet Services Ltd.
Mr. K. Ramathas
Mr. Chandana Weerasinghe

Dr. Ajantha Athukorala, UCSC

Mr. Daya Hettiarachchi, OpenArc System Management (Pvt) Ltd.
Premil de Silva
Dr. Shahani Weerawarna, Virtusa Ltd.

W. Kumara

Jayantha Fernando

IITC 2005 Paper Committee

Dr. N.D. Kodikara, UCSC
Dr. Ruvan Weerasinghe, UCSC

Dr. Ajantha Athukorala, UCSC

Dr. D.N. Ranasinghe, UCSC
Dr. KP Hewagama, UCSC
Dr. Neomal Dias, University of Kelaniya
Mr. Chandana Weerasinghe

Dr. Ajith Madurapperuma, IT Faculty, University of Moratuwa

Dr. Nimal Ratnayake, University of Peradeniya

Editorial Baord

Prof. V.K. Samaranayake, UCSC

Dr. N.D. Kodikara, UCSC

Mr. Manjula Karunanayaka, UCSC