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  • Samarajiva, Rohan; Perera-Gomez, Thavisha (2018-03)
    The term “bulk surveillance” is used to describe the collection and analysis of behavioral big data relevant to maintenance of law and order, broadly defined. Avoidance of detection by law breakers may be perceived as ...
  • Wijeratne, Yudhanjaya; Samarajiva, Rohan; Lokanathan, Sriganesh; Surendra, Aparna; Fernando, Lasantha (2018-03)
    Social network connectivity between nations potentially serves as a way of exploring networks of international communities, human movement and economic activity. This connectivity often appears to transcend governmental ...
  • Samarajiva, Rohan (Wijeya Newspapers, 2015-09)
    Until recently, constraints of computer memory, retrieval, and processing limited the use of data to entities who could afford supercomputers. Since hardware and memory have declined in price and improved functionality and ...
  • Madhawa, Kaushalya; Lokanathan, Sriganesh; Samarajiva, Rohan; Maldeniya, Danaja (LIRNEasia, Colombo, LK, 2015-07)
    Understanding the strength and boundaries of human connections can help identify communities amongst a population, and is valuable knowledge for modeling disease spread, information flow, and mobility patterns. Administrative ...
  • Madhawa, Kaushalya; Lokanathan, Sriganesh; Maldeniya, Danaja; Samarajiva, Rohan (LIRNEasia, Colombo, LK, 2015-07)
    The traditional way of generating insights on land use involve surveys and censuses, which are both infrequent as well as costly. This paper explores the potential of leveraging massive amounts of human mobile phone data ...