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Research Areas

My research is focused in the areas of:

  • Gamification

  • Digital Business

  • Web Applications for Business

  • Management Information Systems

  • Data Science

  • Cross-cultural Communication

  • Data Mining

  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

  • User Experience (UX) Design

  • Usability and Accessibility

  • Information Security

I am especially interested in practical project with real, pragmatic applications. My list of papers, presentations, and thesis is available below.

Journal Articles (Research)

Alexander, R., Thompson, N., McGill, T., & Murray, D. (2021). The Influence of User Culture on Website Usability. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Volume 154, 2021, 102688. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2021.102688. [PDF]

Thompson, N. and McGill, T. and Bunn, A. and Alexander, R. 2020. Cultural Factors and the Role of Privacy Concerns in Acceptance of Government Surveillance. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 71: pp. 1129– 1142l, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24372. [PDF]

Thayaparan, A., Gunathilaka, G.Y.N., Pirathepan, T., and Rukshan, A. (2019). Technical Efficiency of Brinjal Farmers in Sri Lanka: Translog Production Frontier Approach, Journal of Management and Tourism Research, Vol II Issue II, pp.17-30. https://www.uwu.ac.lk/wp-content/uploads/2019/JMTR_V2I2_cH2.pdf. [PDF]

Mathivathany, S., Nanthagopan, Y., Thirugnanasampanthar, S., Rukshan, A. (2019). The Application of Software Based Technology for Project Identification – a Case Study of Space Syntax Analysis. Journal of Business Management, Volume 02, Issue 01, pp. 94-113. https://fbs.vau.ac.lk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Final-2019-Volume-2-iss-1.pdf#page=101. [PDF]

Alexander, R., Thompson, N., & Murray, D. (2017). Towards cultural translation of websites: a large-scale study of Australian, Chinese, and Saudi Arabian design preferences. Behaviour & Information Technology, 36(4), 351–363. https://doi.org/10.1080/0144929X.2016.1234646. [PDF]

Conference Articles (Research)

Alexander, R., McGill, T., Thompson, N., & Murray, D. (2021), Usability Perceptions of Culturally Adapted Web Pages. 32nd Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS2021), Sydney, Australia, December 8-10, 2021. [PDF]

Mathivathany, S., Nanthagopan, Y., Thirugnanasampanthar, S., Rukshan, A. (2018). The Application of Space Syntax Analysis in Project Identification: A Special Reference to the Moratuwa. Proceedings of the 2nd Research Conference on Business Studies - 2018. Faculty of Business Studies, Vavuniya Campus, Vavuniya, Sri Lanka. [PDF]

Alexander, R., Thompson, N., & Murray, D. (2017). Cross-Cultural Web Usability Model. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, Puschino, Moscow Region, Russia, October 7-11, 2017. [PDF]

Alexander, R., Thompson, N., & Murray, D. (2017). Cross-Cultural Web Design Guidelines. Proceedings of the 14th International Web for All (W4A) Conference, Perth, Australia, April 2-4, 2017. [PDF]

Rukshan, A., Miroshan, A., & Croos, R. M. (2016). A Conceptual Framework for Real-Time Public Health Dengue Surveillance in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the of the Research Conference on Business Studies (RCBS) - 2016. Faculty of Business Studies, Vavuniya Campus, Vavuniya, Sri Lanka. [PDF]

Rukshan, A., & Miroshan, A. (2014). An ICT-based real-time surveillance system for controlling dengue epidemic in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the of the International Conference on Contemporary Management (ICCM)-2014, Jaffna. [PDF]

Alexander, R., Rukshan, P., & Mahesan, S. (2013). Natural Language Web Interface for Database (NLWIDB). Proceedings of the Third International Symposium, SEUSL: 6-7 July 2013, Oluvil, Sri Lanka. [PDF]

Rukshan, A., & Baravalle, A. (2011). A quantitative approach to usability evaluation of web sites. Paper presented at the Advances in Computing Technology, London, UK. [PDF].

Articles

  1. Need for maintaining website usability

  2. Need for maintaining website usability (Continued)

  3. 'Word Wide Web' for the annual magazine - “The Executive”, volume VI - from the Faculty of Business Studies of the Vavuniya Campus.

  4. 'Central Processing Unit' for the annual magazine - “The Executive,” volume VII - from the Faculty of Business Studies of the Vavuniya Campus.