Dr Lasitha Dharmasena

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, University of Colombo, 2002
Master of Applied Science, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 2003
Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 2009
GCHE Exempt, Deakin University, 2011

Contact

Research interests

  • Visual Analytics
  • Predictive Analytics/ Data mining 
  • Sequential Analysis
  • Quality control
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Business Statistics

Teaching interests

  • Business statistics
  • Exploratory data analysis
  • Statistical modelling

Units taught

  • MIS171 Business Analytics
  • MSQ791 Data Analysis for Managers
  • MIS770 Analytical Skills for Managers

Publications

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2017

The effectiveness of SMS Reminders and the impact of patient characteristics on missed appointments in a public dental outpatient clinic

E Bellucci, L Dharmasena, L Nguyen, H Calache

(2017), Vol. 21, pp. 1-21, Australasian journal of information systems, Bruce, A.C.T., C1

journal
2016

A new process capability index for multiple quality characteristics based on principal components

L Dharmasena, P Zeephongsekul

(2016), Vol. 54, pp. 4617-4633, International journal of production research, London, Eng., C1

journal

Teaching data analysis with interactive visual narratives

D Saundage, J Cybulski, S Keller, L Dharmasena

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 233-247, Journal of information systems education, Boone, N.C., C1

journal
2015

Statistical comparisons of non-deterministic IR systems using two dimensional variance

G Jayasinghe, W Webber, M Sanderson, L Dharmasena, J Culpepper

(2015), Vol. 51, pp. 677-694, Information processing and management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2014

Univariate and multivariate process yield indices based on location-scale family of distributions

L Dharmasena, P Zeephongsekul

(2014), Vol. 52, pp. 3348-3365, International journal of production research, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal
2011

Software reliability growth models based on local polynomial modeling with kernel smoothing

L Dharmasena, P Zeephongsekul, C Jayasinghe

(2011), pp. 220-229, ISSRE 2011 : Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering, Hiroshima, Japan, E1

conference
2010

Fitting software reliability growth curves using nonparametric regression methods

L Sandamali Dharmasena, P Zeephongsekul

(2010), Vol. 7, pp. 109-120, Statistical methodology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Estimating process capability index Cpm using a bootstrap sequential sampling procedure

L Dharmasena, P Zeephongsekul, P Castagliola

(2010), Vol. 39, pp. 1097-1110, Communications in statistics - simulation and computation, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal
2009

Predicting software reliability growth using bootstrap nonparametric fixed-width confidence intervals

L Dharmasena, P Zeephongsekul

(2009), pp. 362-366, Proceedings of the 15th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, San Francisco, Calif., E1-1

conference
2008

Bootstrap sequential fixed-width confidence interval estimation of process capability index CPM

L Dharmasena, P Zeephongsekul

(2008), pp. 250-254, Proceedings of the 14th ISSAT International Conference, Orlando, Fla., E1-1

conference

Sequential fixed-width confidence bands for kernel regression estimation

L Dharmasena, B de Silva, P Zeephongsekul

(2008), pp. 1-5, IMECS 2008 : Proceedings of the International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2008, Kowloon, Hong Kong, E1-1

conference

Fixed-width sequential confidence bands in kernel regression using bootstrap approximation

L Dharmasena, B de Silva, P Zeephongsekul

(2008), pp. 1252-1260, ICDM 2008 : Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Management, New Delhi, India, E1-1

conference

Predicting software reliability growth using nonparametric regression

P Zeephongsekul, L Dharmasena

(2008), pp. 337-341, Proceedings of the 14th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, Orlando, Fla., E1-1

conference

Two-stage sequential procedure for nonparametric regression estimation

L Dharmasena, P Zeephongsekul, B de Silva

(2008), Vol. 49, pp. 699-716, ANZIAM journal, Adelaide, S. A., C1-1

journal

Sample size determination for kernel regression estimation using sequential fixed-width confidence bands

L Dharmasena, P Zeephongsekul, B de Silva

(2008), Vol. 38, pp. 129-135, IAENG international journal of applied mathematics, Hong Kong, China, C1-1

journal
2007

Application of sequential nonparametric confidence bands in finance

L Dharmasena, B de Silva, P Zeephongsekul

(2007), pp. 1-17, ACE 2007 : Proceedings of 36th Australian Conference of Economists, Hobart, Tas., E1-1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Enhancing collaborative learning in information systems business analytics using data visualisation and manipulation techniques

A/Prof Jacob Cybulski, Prof Dineli Mather, Dr Susan Keller, Dr Lasitha Dharmasena, Dr Dilal Saundage

OLT Seed Projects - Office for Learning and Teaching

  • 2015: $36,599
  • 2014: $7,107
  • 2012: $165,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report