Conference & Journal Papers

  • Kalpa Gunaratna, Amir Yazdavar, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan, Amit Sheth, and Gong Cheng. Accepted to present at the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2017). (acceptance rate, 660/2540)
  • Hamid Motahari, Kalpa Gunaratna, and Juan Cappi. 'eAssistant: Cognitive Assistance for Auto-Triage of Actionable Conversations'. eAssistant: Cognitive Assistance for Identification and Auto-Triage of Actionable Conversations. In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion (pp. 89-98), WWW, 2017. International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee. paper
  • Kalpa Gunaratna, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan, Amit Sheth, and Gong Cheng. 'Gleaning Types for Literals in RDF Triples with Application to Entity Summarization'. In Proceedings of the 13th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2016), 2016, pages 85-100. DOI=10.1007/978-3-319-34129-3_6 paper (acceptance rate 23%)
  • Kalpa Gunaratna, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan, and Amit Sheth. 'FACES: Diversity-Aware Entity Summarization using Incremental Hierarchical Conceptual Clustering'. In Proceedings of the 29th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2015), AAAI, 2015. paper (acceptance rate 26%, 531/1991)
  • Kalpa Gunaratna, Sarasi Lalithsena and Amit Sheth. "Alignment and Dataset Identification of Linked Data in Semantic Web". Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (2014). paper
  • Kalpa Gunaratna, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan, Prateek Jain, Amit Sheth and Sanjaya Wijeratne. "A Statistical and Schema Independent Approach for Indentifying Equivalent Properties on Linked Data". In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Semantic Systems, ACM, 2013, pages 33-40. DOI=10.1145/2506182.2506187. paper (acceptance rate 28%)
  • Kalpa Gunaratna, Paul anderson, Ajith Ranabahu and Amit Sheth. "A Study in Hadoop Streaming with Matlab for NMR data processing". In Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and science, Indianapolis IN, USA November 30 - December 3 2010, pages 786-789. paper
  • D.A.K.S. Gunaratna, N.D. Kodikara and H.L. Premaratne. "ANN Based Currency Recognition System using Compressed Gray Scale and Application for Sri Lankan Currency Notes -SLRec" In Proceedings of WASET, Paris, France, Nov. 2008 pages 235-240.

Workshop, Poster, Demo Papers & Technical Reports

  • Kalpa Gunaratna, Gong Cheng, Andreas Thalhammer, & Qingxia Liu. Results of the 2016 ENtity Summarization Evaluation Campaign (ENSEC 2016). In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Summarizing and Presenting Entities and Ontologies (SumPre 2016), CEUR-WS, Vol-1605, 2016. paper
  • Kalpa Gunaratna. "Document Retrieval using Predication Similarity". Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, National Library of Medicine; 2014 (Technical Report). paper
  • Souleiman Hasan, Kalpa Gunaratna, Yongrui Qin and Edward Curry. "Demo: Approximate Semantic Matching in the COLLIDER Event Processing Engine". In Proceedings of the 7th ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems, ACM, 2013. DOI=10.1145/2488222.2489277. paper
  • Kalpa Gunaratna, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan and Amit Sheth. "Types of Property Pairs and Alignment on Linked Datasets - A Preliminary Analysis". In Proceedings of the I-SEMANTICS 2013 Posters & Demonstrations Track (ACM 2013), pp. 35-39, Messe Graz, Austria, 2013. paper
  • Kalpa Gunaratna, Sarasi Lalithsena, Prateek Jain, Cory Henson and Amit Sheth. "A Systematic Property Mapping Using Category Hierarchy and Data". Kno.e.sis Center, 2011 (Technical Report). paper


  • Kalpa Gunaratna, Hamid Motahari. Adaptive Learning of Actionable Statements in Natural Language Conversation. US patent filed, January 2016.

Edited Proceedings

  • Andreas Thalhammer, Gong Cheng, Kalpa Gunaratna. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Summarizing and Presenting Entities and Ontologies (SumPre 2016) co-located with the 13th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2016), Greece, May 30, 2016. CEUR Workshop Proceedings 1605, 2016. proceedings link
  • Gong Cheng, Kalpa Gunaratna, Andreas Thalhammer, Heiko Paulheim, Martin Voigt, Roberto Garca. Joint Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Summarizing and Presenting Entities and Ontologies and the 3rd International Workshop on Human Semantic Web Interfaces (SumPre 2015, HSWI 2015) co-located with the 12th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2015), Portoroz, Slovenia, June 1, 2015. CEUR Workshop Proceedings 1556, 2016. proceedings link