Dr Dilini Samarasinghe Widana Arachchige
Research Associate

Dr Dilini Samarasinghe Widana Arachchige

UNSW Canberra
School of Engineering & IT

Dilini is a postdoctoral research associate at the School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT) of University of New South Wales (UNSW) Canberra. She received her PhD in Computer Science from UNSW in 2021 and B.Sc. in Computer Science with a first class (Honours) from University of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka in the year 2016.  Her research interests expand across the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning, evolutionary computing, multi-agent systems, and serious games.

  • Journal articles | 2022
    2022, 'Flow-Based Reinforcement Learning', IEEE Access, 10, pp. 102247 - 102265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3209260
    Journal articles | 2022
    2022, 'Grammar-based autonomous discovery of abstractions for evolution of complex multi-agent behaviours', Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, 73, pp. 101106 - 101106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.swevo.2022.101106
    Journal articles | 2021
    2021, 'A Data Driven Review of Board Game Design and Interactions of Their Mechanics', IEEE Access, 9, pp. 114051 - 114069, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3103198
    Journal articles | 2021
    2021, 'Exploiting Abstractions for Grammar-Based Learning of Complex Multi-Agent Behaviours', International Journal of Intelligent Systems, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/int.22550
    Journal articles | 2021
    2021, 'Grammar-Based Cooperative Learning for Evolving Collective Behaviours in Multi-Agent Systems', Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.swevo.2021.101017
  • Conference Papers | 2021
    2021, 'Task Allocation in Multi-Agent Systems with Grammar-Based Evolution', in Proceedings of the 21st ACM International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2021, ACM, Japan, pp. 175 - 182, presented at International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2021, Japan, 14 September 2021, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3472306.3478337
    Conference Papers | 2018
    2018, 'Automatic Synthesis of Swarm Behavioural Rules from their Atomic Components', in GECCO 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Kyoto Japan, pp. 133 - 140, presented at GECCO 2018, Kyoto Japan, - , http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3205455.3205546
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Samarasinghe Widana Arachchige D; Walisadeera AI; Goonetillake MD J S, 2016, 'User-Friendly Ontology Structure Maintenance Mechanism Targeting Sri Lankan Agriculture Domain', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9790, Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2016, Beijing, China, presented at Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2016, Beijing, China, 04 July 2016 - 07 July 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42092-9_3

Fellow | Diverse Intelligences Summer Institute (DISI)  2019 sites.google.com/view/disiwiki2019/fellows 

Finalist | Annual Humies Awards 2018 and 2022 : human-competitive.org/awards                                              

Member | ACM Future of Computing Academy : acm.org/fca

Assistant Conference Coordination Officer for ACM Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence (SIGAI)