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A am a researcher intrested in reinforcment learning who ocassionally likes to take photographs .

  • Name: Pankayaraj
  • Email: pankayaraj.info@gmail.com
  • Degree: BSc Computer Engineering
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Education

2015-2020

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

GPA 3.4 of 4

2002-2014

School

RKM Sri Koneshwara Hindu College, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

Completed both the A/L s and O/L s here

Experience

2019-2019 (5 months)

Research Intern

SLTC, QBITS Lab

In the 5 motnth period of work as a first author published two papers at European Contol Conference 2020 and the 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control

2020 - Present (7 months)

Research Assistant

SLTC, QBITS Lab

Working on task specialization in the context of multi agent multi goal reinforcement learning

2020 - Present (9 months)

Collaborator

Flowers Laboratory, ENSTA Paris

Working on the ways to improve continual offline reinforcement learning with artificial curiosity

Academic Volunteeringe

2020

Peer Reviewer : Journal

IEEE Transactions on Communications

Impact Factor : 5.69 (2018)

Done during the undergraduate period

Skills

Python

90%

Pytorch

90%

TensorFlow

90%

Numpy

90%

Django

75%

C and C++

65%

Kivy

75%

MATLAB

70%

Java

65%

Awards

2020

Escape 2020

Symposium

Work : Multi-agent reinforcement learning in sparsely connected cooperative environments

Award : Best Research Paper

2017

ACES Hackathon 2017

Intra university hackathon

Project :Expertminer

Software section : Winners

Best idea of the competition : Winners

2016

ACES Coders v6.0

Inter university programming competition

Country Rank : 4th

2016

IEEE xtreme 10.0 Programming competition

24 hour Global Programming competition

World Rank : 330 th

Conference

2020

A decentralized policy with logarithmic regret for a class of multi-agent multi-armed bandit problems with option unavailability constraints and stochastic communication protocols

59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Jeju Island, Republic of Korea

h5-index = 42 and h5-median = 53

Authors : Pankayaraj. P, Maithripala D.H.S, Berg J.M

Paper

2020

A decentralized communication policy for multi agent multi armed bandit problems

European Control Conference, Saint Petersburg, Russia

h5-index = 27 and h5-median = 33

Authors : Pankayraj. P, Maithripala D.H.S

Paper

Symposium

2020

Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning in Sparsely Connected Cooperative Environments

ESCaPe 2020

Awarded with the Best Paper Award

Authors : Pankayaraj. P Yuvini Sumanasekera, Chandima Samarasinghe, Dhammika Elkaduwe, Upul Jayasinghe, D. H. S. Maithripala

Paper

Under Review

2021

Temporally aware multi-agent reinforcement learning in sparsely connected cooprative environments

13 th Asian Conference on Machine Learning.

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Authors : Pankayaraj. P Yuvini Sumanasekera, Chandima Samarasinghe, Dhammika Elkaduwe, Upul Jayasinghe, D. H. S. Maithripala

Paper

Co Authored

2019

Non-contact Infant Sleep Apnea Detection

2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS)

Authors : Gihan Jayatilaka*, Harshana Weligampola*, Suren Sritharan*, Pankayaraj Pathmanathan, Roshan Ragel, Isuru Nawinne

Paper

Preprint

2019

A Review on Reinforcement Learning Based Autonomous Quadcopter Control

Preprint

Authors : Pankayaraj. P Yuvini Sumanasekera, Chandima Samarasinghe

Paper

0 IEEE CDC
0 ECC
0 ICIIS

Projects

My Projects

This contains details of a few projects I was primarily involed in

RL based Quadcopter Control

A Reinforcement Learning Application Project

Bayesian RL based Recommendation System

A Reinforcement Learning Application Project

Python based Bayesian Optimizaion Library

A Machine Learning Library

SitNShop

A web based shop recommending platform

Non Contact Sleep Apnea Detection

An Embedded Project

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia

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