Dr Sumith Matharage



Casual Academic


Faculty of Business and Law


BL Deakin Business School


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2012


+61 3 924 46125

Research interests

  • Text Mining (Social Media Analysis)
  • Business Analytics and Visualisation

Teaching interests

  • Data and Information Management
  • Data Mining
  • Business Intelligence and Warehousing
  • Computer Programming


*Hiran Ganegedara, Sumith Matharage and Damminda Alahakoon, 'A Scalable and Dynamic Self-Organizing Map for Clustering Large Volumes of Text Data'. Accepted for Neural Networks (IJCNN), The 2013 International Joint Conference on. IEEE, 2013 *Gunasinghe, Upuli, S. Matharage, and D. Alahakoon. 'A sequence based dynamic SOM model for text clustering.' Neural Networks (IJCNN), The 2012 International Joint Conference on. IEEE, 2012. *Matharage, Sumith, et al. 'Fast growing self-organizing map for text clustering. 'Neural Information Processing. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2011.*Matharage, S., et al. 'Analysing Stillbirth Data Using Dynamic Self Organizing Maps.'Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA), 2011 22nd International Workshop on. IEEE, 2011. *Matharage, Sumith, and Damminda Alahakoon. 'Enhancing GSOM text clustering with Latent Semantic Analysis.'Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAFs), 2010 5th International Conference on. IEEE, 2010. *Jayasinghe, D., Hettiarachchi, S., Abeywickrama, S., Ketteepearachchi, C., Alahakoon, D., Matharage, S., & Gunasinghe, U. (2010, December). txtKnot-Text clustering based concept hierarchy to generalize from different text sources. In Information and Automation for Sustainability (ICIAFs), 2010 5th International Conference pp 239-243. IEEE. *Matharage, Sumith, Upuli Gunasinghe, and Damminda Alahakoon. 'Growing Self Organizing Map with an Imposed Binary Search Tree for discovering temporal input patterns.'Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS), 2009 International Conference on. IEEE, 2009.


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A sequence based dynamic SOM model for text clustering

U Gunasinghe, S Matharage, D Alahakoon

(2012), pp. 1-8, IJCNN 2012: Proceedings of the 2012 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Brisbane, Qld, E1-1


Fast growing self organizing map for text clustering

S Matharage, D Alahakoon, J Rajapakse, P Huang

(2011), Vol. 7063, pp. 406-415, Lecture notes in computer science, Berlin, Germany, C1-1


Analysing stillbirth data using dynamic self organizing maps

S Matharage, O Alahakoon, D Alahakoon, S Kapurubandara, R Nayyar, M Mukherjee, U Jagadish, S Yim, I Alahakoon

(2011), pp. 86-90, Proceedings of the 22nd International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications; DEXA 2011, Toulouse, France, E1-1


Growing Self Organizing Map with an Imposed Binary Search Tree for Discovering Temporal Input Patterns

S Matharage, U Gunasinghe, D Alahakoon

(2009), pp. 222-226, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS); IEEE 2009, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, E1-1



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