International Conference on Artifcal Intelligence

5th SLAAI - International Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2021

6th & 7th December 2021 University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Accepted papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore subject to meeting IEEE Xplore’s scope and quality requirements

" Overreaching innovation with artificial intelligence in context "

Fifth SLAAI-International Conference on Artificial Intelligence – 2021 (SLAAI-ICAI -2021), a major international gathering of researchers in AI, is proudly announced by Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence. SLAAI-ICAI-2021 provides a forum to interact with world-class researchers in Symbolic-AI and Non-symbolic - AI to share their experience and thoughts of future directions of AI to device smart solutions for problems with greater challenges. The conference will be held on 6th & 7th December, 2021 at University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. SLAAI-ICAI-2021 will be held as a virtual conference.

Important Dates

Submission of Full Paper
August 15, 2021 September 25, 2021

Notification of Acceptance
October 25, 2021 - November 15, 2021

Camera ready Submission
November 1, 2021- November 30, 2021

Early bird Registration
November 1, 2021 - November 22, 2021

Conference Registration
November 30, 2021

Conference Date
December 06 & 07, 2021

Main Organizing Commitee

Commitee Members

Technical Programme Committee

Publication Committee

Publicity Committee

Local Organizing Committee

Financial and Registration Committee

Webmasters

Advisory Board Members

  • Prof. Nalin Wickramaarachchi,University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. A. R. Weerasinghe, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Prof. Rangaraj M Rangayyan, University of Calgary, Canada.
  • Prof. Ramona Lile, Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania
  • Prof. Daniela Elena Popescu, University of Oradea, Romania
  • Prof. Valentina Emilia Balas, ‘Aurel Vlaicu’ University of Arad, Romania
  • Prof. Aboul Ella Hassanien, Cairo University, Egypt
  • Dr. Daniela Lopez De Luise, Computational Intelligence and Information Systems Lab, Argentina
  • Dr. Mohammed Majid Al-Riafe, Goldsmiths University of London, UK
  • Dr. A. P. Madurapperuma, The Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Dr.(Mrs.) KGHUW Ratnayake, The Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Bernadetta Kwintiana Ane, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Dr. Ali Ismail Aawad, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden
  • Dr. Janos Botzheim, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan.
  • Dr. Fuqian Shi, Wenzhou Medical University, China.
  • Dr. Vania Vieira Estrela, Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF), Brazil
  • Dr. Yunhong Kelly Xu, Kunming University of Science and Technology, China

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Mehrdad Teratani

LISA - ULB, Laboratory of Image Synthesis and Analysis

Prof. Mehrdad Teratani received his PhD degree in Information Electronics from Nagoya University, Japan, in 2004. During 2004 to 2019, he was affiliated with: Nagoya University as a researcher for three years; KDDI Research as a researcher for two years; National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) as a senior researcher for two years; and Nagoya University as an associate professor for nine years, Japan. In January 2020, he joined the École polytechnique de Bruxelles as a professor at Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium. He has been following and contributing to MPEG standardization since 2009, as an expert, a co-chair and a chair, especially the activities on 3D video processing and immersive video applications. He holds 16 granted patents. He is an IEEE Senior Member, active in IEEE Circuits and Systems and IEEE Signal Processing Societies.

Dr. Harsha Kalutarage

Lecturer, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Dr Kalutarage is currently a Lecturer in Cybersecurity in the School of Computing at Robert Gordon University, United Kindom. His research spans AI & Security with a particular focus on using AI techniques for security applications and building security for AI-embedded systems (via analyzing security vulnerabilities of AI algorithms). Harsha has 10+ years of research experience in this area and has produced 50+ publications, patent and technology transfers to industry. He has also served as an invited speaker, guest editor, technical co-chair and PC member for numerous venues in this area. Before RGU, he was a Senior Research Engineer at Queen's University Belfast and a Postdoctoral researcher at Coventry University. Harsha holds a PhD in Computing (Cybersecurity).

Topics

5th SLAAI-ICAI -2021 welcomes submissions across all areas of AI. The conference scope covers all subareas of AI, including (but not limited to) following topics. We encourage all types of contributions including theoretical, engineering and applied in the area of AI and related areas. We also encourage innovations with AI techniques in the context of application domains, such as security, education, health care, transportation, commerce etc.

Artificial Cognitive
Systems

Machine
Learning

Agent-based
Systems

Ontological
Engineering

Natural Language
Processing

Robotics and
Embedded Systems

Machine
Vision

Optimization and
Scheduling

Reasoning under
Uncertainty

Artificial Neural Networks
and Deep learning

Data-mining and
Big Data

Internet
of Things

Fuzzy
Systems

Bioinformatics

Biomedical
Engineering

Evolutionary
Computing

Applications of
Artificial Intelligence

Social and Legal
aspects of AI

Call for Papers

Download paper template here(MS Word Format)

MS Word Paper Template

All papers submitted to this conference will go through a double blind peer review process handled by the programme committee. Acceptance will be based on originality, significance, technical soundness, presentation, and references. The conference programme committee makes the final decision on the acceptance or rejection of a paper. View more details here .

Paper submission

Initial Submission for Review

  • Authors are invited to submit full papers of no more than six (6) pages including results, figures, tables and references in standard IEEE double-column format.
  • Authors must STRICTLY follow the provided template.
  • IEEE manuscript template for Microsoft Word is available in the conference website:Ms Word Template
  • Only the papers that are submitted through the EDAS system will be considered for the review process.
  • Submission (EDAS) link: https://edas.info/index.php?c=28570

Instructions for Authors

  • All papers should be written in English.
  • Maximum length of a paper is limited to 6 printed A4 pages in given format.
  • Use the following template while preparing full papers: IEEE Templates
  • Review process is Double-blind. Follow the following instructions in your first submission.
    • Do NOT include any authors’ information such as name, affiliations, e-mail, etc. in the initial manuscript.
    • Do NOT include any grant information or personal acknowledgements in the initial manuscript.
    • All references including authors’ previous work should be referred as 3rd-persons’ works.

Use the following guidelines while submitting full papers:

  • All paper submissions are through EDAS.
    • Please note that first time users need to create a new EDAS account. Please use your institutional e-mail address while registering.
  • While submitting a paper select the most appropriate Track for your paper.
  • Manuscript submission should be in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) only. Once accepted, all Camera Ready papers should be in IEEE compliant format.
  • Manuscripts that do not conform to the above formatting guidelines will not be considered. If you experience any font embedding issues while uploading the paper to EDAS please follow IEEE instructions.
  • We request all authors to carefully revise the manuscript for language and formatting.
  • All submitted manuscript will undergo a plagiarism check using a suitable tool.
  • Please contact us, if you have any questions regaring your submission or experience any issues while submitting your manuscript.

Camera Ready Paper Instructions

  • The camera-ready paper must be uploaded only via EDAS system.
  • Please be informed that only registered and paid papers would be allowed for submitting the camera-ready version.
  • Note that only the registered and presented papers will be considered for inclusion in IEEE Xplore.
  1. Formatting Camera Ready Paper

    • Address review comments carefully. SLAAI-ICAI-2021 Program Committee will scrutinize each camera-ready paper and have the right to REJECT your paper if it is determined that author(s) has not taken sufficient effort to improve the paper based on review comments.
    • Paper MUST strictly follow 2-column IEEE template.
    • Enter copyright notice on paper as in IEEE template.
    • Enter any acknowledgements for funding source (e.g., NSF, NRC, and SRC), if applicable. Once paper goes to proceedings it CANNOT be modified.
    • If title, abstract, and keywords of the final paper is different from the version submitted to EDAS during the review phase, you may edit those. However, no new authors can be added.
    • Author names, affiliation, and order of names on EDAS need to be the same as what is on the final paper. Proceedings will be prepared based on this data and CANNOT be later modified.
    • INCLUDE author information, i.e. names, affiliations, email as in IEEE template in Camera Ready paper.
    • Abstract on EDAS should be the same as the abstract on final paper. IMPORTANT: Abstract in EDAS will be used for proceedings.
    • Only PDF files that are IEEE PDF compliant are accepted. (i.e Please check the compliance at IEEE PDF Express.)
       
  2. Instructions for IEEE PDF Express


    Before creating a PDF

    • Add the copyright notice to the bottom of the first page of your source document. Refer details below under copyright.
    • Proofread your source document thoroughly to confirm that it will require no revision./li>

    Creating your PDF eXpress Account

    Log in to the IEEE PDF eXpress at https://ieee-pdf-express.org/

    First-time users should do the following:

    1. Select the New Users
    2. Enter the following:
      • 54477X for the Conference ID
      • Your email address
      • A password
    3. Continue to enter information as prompted.
      • An Online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying your account setup.

    Previous users of PDF eXpress or IEEE PDF eXpress Plus need to follow the above steps, but should enter the same password that was used for previous conferences. Verify that your contact information is valid.

  3. Copyright
    • Please add the relevant copyright notice in the first page as in template.
    • Please transfer copyright through eCF using EDAS before submitting Camera Ready Papers.

    Copyright Notice:

    • For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is:
      U.S. Government work not protected by U.S. copyright
    • For papers in which all authors are employed by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia), the copyright notice is:
      978-1-6654-3753-0/21/$31.00 ©2021 Crown
    • For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is:
      978-1-6654-3753-0/21/$31.00 ©2021 European Union
    • For all other papers the copyright notice is:
      978-1-6654-3753-0/21/$31.00 ©2021 IEEE

    Copyright Transfer:

    • Use "Copyright form" in paper page in EDAS.

Presentation

  • Please update in EDAS system who among the authors will be attending and presenting the paper.
  • Make sure the presenter’s name is correct as it will be used in the certificate.
  • Also update a short biography of the presenter in his/her EDAS profile.
  • Prepare your presentation slides and upload in EDAS system.
  • Every presenter will be given 15 minutes for presentation plus 5 minutes for Q&A.
  • On the day of your presentation, report to your assigned session 10-15 minutes before commencing the session.

Review Panel

Local Reviewers

  • Prof. Uditha Rathnayake , Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Prof. S. Vasanthapriyan , University of Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Prof. Pradeep Abeygunawardena , Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka
  • Prof. Kapila Rathnayake , University of Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Prof. Chandimal Jayawardena , Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka
  • Prof. A.S. Karunananda , University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Prof Jagath Sri Lal Senanayake , Department of Engineering Sciences, University of Agder, Norway
  • Ms. WPJ Pemarathne , General Sir John Kotelwala Defence University, Sri Lanka
  • Ms. SCM Sirisuriya , General Sir John Kotelwala Defence University, Sri Lanka
  • Ms. S.D.H.S. Wickramarathne , University of Uwa Wellassa, Sri Lanka
  • Ms. DU Vidanagama , General Sir John Kotelwala Defence University, Sri Lanka
  • Mr.T. Arudchelvam , University of Wayamba, Sri Lanka
  • Mr. Dimuthu Arachchige , University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Waruna Premachandra , University of Wayamba, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. W Gunathilake , General Sir John Kotelwala Defence University, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Upeksha Ganegoda , University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. UP Liyanage , University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Thosini Kumarika , University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Thilina Thanthiriwatta(UOM) , University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. TC Sandanayake , University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. T Weerawardhana , General Sir John Kotelwala Defence University, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Subha Fernando , University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Sidath Liyanage , University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Shantha Jayalal , University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Saminda Premarathne , University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Sagara Sumathipala , University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Ruwan Nawarathne , University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Rajitha Udawalpola , Univeristy of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Piumi Ishanka , University of Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Nirosha Wedasinghe , General Sir John Kotelwala Defence University, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Mihirini Wagaarachchi , Univeristy of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Menaka Ranasinghe , Open University of Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Mangalika Jayasundara , University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Lochandaka Ranathunga , University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Lalith Premarathne , University of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Kumudu Seneviratna , University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Kasun Jinasena , University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Hasanthi Pathberiya , University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. EATA Edirisuriya , University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. E.J.K.P. Nandani , Univeristy of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Chinthanie Weerakoon , University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Chathura Senevirathne , University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Chathura Rajapakshe , University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Chamen Wijesiriwardana , University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Budditha Hettige , General Sir John Kotelwala Defence University, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Banage Kumara , University of Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. ATP Silva , University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Asela Gunasekara , General Sir John Kotelwala Defence University, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Anuradha Mendis , Univeristy of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Anuradha Karunasena , Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. (Mrs.) N. V. Chandrasekara , University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. N Yapage , Univeristy of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

International Reviewers

  • Prof. Xu Wei, Renmin University of Beijing, China
  • Prof. Wei Du, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China
  • Prof. T.H. Lee, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NUS, Singapore
  • Prof. S. Giridhar, IIT Madras, India
  • Prof. Petr Skobelev, Magenta Corporation Ltd, UK
  • Prof. Nikhil R Pal, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
  • Prof. Li-Lin Tay , National Research Council, Canada
  • Prof. Li Xin, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Prof. LAU Yiu Keung Raymond, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Prof. Jianshan Sun, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, Anhui, China
  • Prof. Jian Ma, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Prof. Janaka Rajapakse , Tainan National University, Taiwan
  • Prof. Jagath Rajapakse, School of Computer Science and Engineering, NTU, Singapore
  • Prof. Indumathi Raghavan, Mepco Schlenk engineering college, India
  • Prof. Gang Wang, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, Anhui, China
  • Prof. Gagan Jindal, Chandigarh engineering college, India
  • Prof. G.N. Pillai, IIT Roorkee, India
  • Prof. G. Rzevski , Emeritus Professor, Centre for Complexity and Design, The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • Prof. Dipti Srinivasan, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Prof. C.T. Guan, School of Computer Science and Engineering, NTU, Singapore
  • Prof. Chandika Annasiwatta , Muskingum University, USA
  • Mr Thushan Sivalingam , University of Oulu, Finland
  • Dr. Venkat Subramanian , University of Texas, Austin
  • Dr. Vanithamani, Avinashilingam University, India
  • Dr. Vanathi, PSG College of technology, India
  • Dr. Sriram Vasudevan, Amrita University, India
  • Dr. Srinivasan, Sri Ramakrishna engineering college, India
  • Dr. Selvathi, Mepco Schlenk engineering college, India
  • Dr. Santhanam Lakshmi, Jeppiar engineering college, India
  • Dr. S. Raghavan, NIT Trichy, India
  • Dr. S. J. Pan, School of Computer Science and Engineering, NTU, Singapore
  • Dr. Owen Newton Fernando, School of Computer Science and Engineering, NTU, Singapore
  • Dr. Omid Geramifard, Senior Data Scientist, NUS, Singapore
  • Dr. Nitin Choubey, Amaravati University, India
  • Dr. Mamta Mittal , G B Pant engineering college, India
  • Dr. Libo Liu, Swinburne University, Australia
  • Dr. Lalit mohan Goyal, Bharthi vidyapeeth’s college of engineering, India
  • Dr. Kumar Ganesh, Paavai Engineering College, India
  • Dr. Jayaram Siddhaganga, institute of technology, India
  • Dr. Hamad Mozzaffari , Research Officer, National Research Council,Canada
  • Dr. Dongming Xu, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Dr. Cai Jianfei, School of Computer Science and Engineering, NTU, Singapore
  • Dr. Asha, Bangalore Institute of Technology, India
  • Dr. Ang Kai Keng, School of Computer Science and Engineering, NTU, Singapore
  • Dr. A.Vasuki, Kumaraguru College of Technology, India
  • Dr Perumal Ramasubramaniam , Shadan Women's College of Engineering & Technology, Hyderabad
  • Dr Kalana Withanage , Senior Software Engineer Lockheed Martin,Australia
  • Dr Harsha Kalutarage , Robert Gorden University, UK
  • Dr Chinthaka Premachandra , Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan

Registration

Registration is open to all persons interested in attending SLAAI-ICAI-2021

The goal of SLAAI-ICAI-2020 provides a forum to interconnect world class researchers in AI and to share smart innovations which addresses the greatest challenges faced by the businesses and society at large. All persons intending to attend the Conference must complete the Registration Form. Please read the below registration information before you complete the Registration Form. Should you experience any difficulties, please contact the Conference chairs at the email address given on the homepage.

Registration and Payment Information

Payment of Registration fees

Participants may pay registration fees* as follows:

Option 1 :
Registration is open to all persons interested in attending SLAAI-ICAI-2021
Option 2 :
You may transfer/deposit the registration fees to the following bank account and send a copy of the receipt via email; secretary@slaai.lk
Account Details

Clearly indicate your Name and Telephone number. Use “SLAAI-ICAI 2021-EDAS paper ID“ as reason/memo for payment. Please ask the bank teller to print these on deposit slip. If you are transferring via online banking, indicate the reason as “SLAAI-ICAI 2021-EDAS paper ID“.

* An invoice can be issued on request. Please contact us using conference e-mail with paper ID and Title.

Payments for Registration

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Conference Charges for

Local Affiliations*

(in Sri Lanka Rupees - LKR)


Research and Faculty Corporate Students**
IEEE Member Non-IEEE Member IEEE Member Non-IEEE Member IEEE Member Non-IEEE Member
Conference Presenter 12,000 15,000 14,000 17,500 5,000 7,500
Additional Paper Registration 10,000 12,500 12,000 15,000 4,000 6,000
Conference Participant 1,000 1,250 1,000 1,250 500 750

* A concessional rate of 10% will be given for Early bird registrations

Conference Charges for

Foreign Affiliations (USD)

(in United States Dollars - USD)


Research and Faculty Corporate Students**
IEEE Member Non-IEEE Member IEEE Member Non-IEEE Member IEEE Member Non-IEEE Member
Conference Presenter 150 175 175 210 100 150
Additional Paper Registration 125 150 150 175 80 100
Conference Participant 100 125 100 125 50 75

* A concessional rate of 10% will be given for Early bird registrations
** Students in undergraduate level in any University


Workshop on AI

Date : 7th December 2021
Venue : via Zoom application

Schedule of the Workshop on AI:

09:00 - 09:15 - Introduction to SLASSCOM and AI Centre of Excellence - Mr. Nuwan Perera

09:15 - 10:00 - Zone24x7 Presentation

10:15 - 11:00 - Orel IT Presentation

11:15 - 12:00 - Linear Squared Pvt Ltd. Presentation

12:00 - 13:00 - Lunch Break

13:00 - 14:00 - Soft Modular Robots: Design and Applications - Mr. Dimuthu Arachchige

14:00 - 15:00 - Harnessing the power of IoT and Edge for Smart City applications - A.Venkat Subramanian

15:00 - 17:00 - Workshop AI and Autonomous Driving (Orel IT).

Contact us

Venue Info

Location:
University of Kelaniya,
Dalugama, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Contact Info

Email: chair@slaai.lk or info@slaai.lk