Publications

  • Becker, J., Potter, S., Prasanna, R., Tan, M., Payne, B., Holden, C., Horspool, N. & Smith, R. (2020). Scoping the potential for Earthquake Early Warning in New Zealand: A sectoral analysis. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (In Press)
  • Tan, M. L., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., Hudson-Doyle, E., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D. (2020). Understanding end-users’ perspectives: Towards developing usability guidelines for disaster apps. Progress in Disaster Science.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pdisas.2020.100118
  • Harrison, S., Potter, S., Prasanna, R., Doyle, E.E.H., & Johnston, D.  (2020). Volunteered Geographic Information for people-centred severe weather early warning: A literature review. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies24(1), 3-21.
  • Jayasinghe, K., Kenney, C. M., Prasanna, R., & Velasquez, J. (2020). Enacting “accountability in collaborative governance”: lessons in emergency management and earthquake recovery from the 2010–2011 Canterbury Earthquakes. Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management.
    https://doi.org/10.1108/JPBAFM-09-2019-0143 
  • Tan, M. L., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., Doyle, E. E., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D. (2020). Modified Usability Framework for Disaster Apps: A Qualitative Thematic Analysis of User Reviews. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s13753-020-00282-x
  • Huggins, T. J., & Prasanna, R. (2020). Information Technologies Supporting Emergency Management Controllers in New Zealand. Sustainability12(9), 3716.
    https://doi.org/10.3390/su12093716
  • Ahangama, N., Prasanna, R., & Blake, D. (2019). ‘Living with the floods’: the influence of relational and cognitive capital on disaster risk management capacities in Rathnapura, Sri Lanka. Resilience, 7(1), 41-58.
  • Adhikari, M., Paton, D., Johnston, D., Prasanna, R., & McColl, S. T. (2018). Modelling Predictors of Earthquake Hazard preparedness in Nepal. Procedia Engineering, 212, 910-917.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2018.01.117 
  • Tan, M.L., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., Hudson-Doyle, E., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D. (2017). Mobile Applications in Crisis informatics literature: A systematic review. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 24, 297-311.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.06.009
  • Prasanna, R., Yang, L., King, M., & Huggins, T. J. (2017). Information Systems Architecture for Fire Emergency Response. Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 30(4), 605-624.
    https://doi.org/10.1108/JEIM-12-2015-0120
  • Jayalath, U., Samarasinghe, G.D., Kuruppu, G.N., Prasanna, R. and Perera, H.S.C.(2017). Quality Management and Supply Chain Management Practices towards Operational Performance: A Study of the Rubber Manufacturing Industry of Sri Lanka. Colombo Business Journal, 8(2),19–41.
    http://doi.org/10.4038/cbj.v8i2.16
  • Prasanna, R., & Huggins, T.J. (2016). Factors affecting the acceptance of information systems supporting emergency operations centres. Computers in Human Behavior, 57, 168-181.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2015.12.013
  • Ahangama, N., & Prasanna, R. (2015). Disaster Risk Management and Resilience: What Remains Untouched? NSBM Journal of Management, 1(1), 52-72.
    http://doi.org/10.4038/nsbmjm.v1i1.4
  • Yang, L., Prasanna, R., & King, M. (2015). GDIA: Eliciting information requirements in emergency first response. Requirements Engineering20(4), 345-362.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s00766-014-0202-2 
  • Adhikari, M., Prasanna, R., Johnston, D., & McColl, S. (2015). Research Agenda for Nepal: A Country Recovering from a Mega Disaster: All India Disaster Mitigation Institute.
  • Prasanna, R., Yang, L., & King, M. (2014). Sensor networks Supporting Fire Emergency Response. ABU Technical Review, 258(Q2), 8-13. ISSN 0126-6209
  • Prasanna, R., Yang, L. & King, M., (2013).  Guidance for Developing Human-Computer Interfaces for Supporting Fire Emergency Response. Risk Management, 15(3),155-179.
    https://doi.org/10.1057/rm.2013.3
  • Prasanna, R., King, M., & Yang, L. (2010). Real-time Resources. Fire Risk Management, 2010(July), 38-43.
  • Yang, L., Prasanna, R. & King, M. (2009). Situation Awareness Oriented User Interface Design for Fire ER. Journal of Emergency Management, 7(2), 65-74. DOI: 
    https://doi.org/10.5055/jem.2009.0005
  • Yang, L., Prasanna, R. & King, M. (2009). On-Site Information Systems Design for Emergency First Responders. Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application, 10(1), 5-22.
    https://aisel.aisnet.org/jitta/vol10/iss1/2
  • Prasanna, R. & Wickramanayaka, G. (2004). ERP usage in Apparel Brand Identification. IS Engineer, Oct. 2004.

Under Review

  • Jayawardene, V., Prasanna, R., & Fakhruddin, B. (2020) What Data and Information Quality means in disaster response. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.
  • Tan, M. L., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., Doyle, E.E.H., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D. M. (2020). Usability factors influencing the continuance intention of disaster apps: A mixed-methods study. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.
  • Algiriyage N., Prasanna, R., Stock, Kristin., Doyle, E.E.H., Johnston, David. (2020). Multi-source Multimodal Big Data and Deep Learning for Disaster Research: A Systematic Review. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing.
  • Ahangama, N. & Prasanna, R. (2020) Building the Theory of Disaster Knowledge Transfer in Survival-Focused Social Contexts (KTinSSC). International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.
  • Imtiaz,S.Y., Uma, S.R.,  Prasanna, R., Wotherspoon, L. (2020). End to end linkage structure for integrated impact assessment of infrastructure networks under natural hazards. NZSEE Quarterly Bulletin.

About to be submitted

  • Harrison, S., Potter, S., Prasanna, R., Doyle, E.H.E., Johnston, D. (2020) Identifying data needs and opportunities for impact-based severe weather warnings. Weather, Climate, and Society.
  • Prasanna, R, Yang, L. & King, M., (2020) HCI Design Principles for Enhancing Situational Awareness of Emergency First Responders.  Telematics and Informatics.
  • Mathangaweera, A., Prasanna, R., Samarasinghe, D., Huggins, T., J. & Yang, L. (2020).  Empirical Study on how IoT Technologies are Adopted by Operational Fire Fighters.
  • Jayasinghe, K., Prasanna, R., Wijesinghe, C. & Wijethilake, C. (2020). The Use of Incident Command System in Responding to COVID 19: Lessons Learned from New Zealand and Sri Lanka. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.

Book Chapters

  • Harrison, S., Tan, M. L., Prasanna, R., & Doyle, E.E.H. (Forthcoming). Social media use by multiple stakeholders during the Fort McMurray wildfire. In S. Feldmann-Jensen, S. Jensen, & D.M. Johnston (Eds.), Disaster and emergency management: Case studies in adaptation and innovation. (Accepted)
  • Ahangama, N, & Prasanna, R. (Forthcoming). Surviving Floods Through Social Capital and Situational Leadership – A Case of Flood Response by District-level Responders. In Sri Lanka. In S. Feldmann-Jensen, S. Jensen, & D.M. Johnston (Eds.), Disaster and emergency management: Case studies in adaptation and innovation. (Accepted)

Scientific Reports

  • Uma, S.R., Syed, Y., Sapthala, K., Prasanna. R. (2020). Modelling interdependencies of critical infrastructure network recovery using a decision support system. Lower Hutt (NZ): GNS Science. 42 p. (GNS Science report; 2020/18).
    https://doi:10.21420/Y46F-GJ02
  • LODGD (2019), Next Generation Disaster Data Infrastructure -White Paper. CODATA Task Group, Linked Open Data for Global Disaster Risk Research (LODGD). September 2019. Paris. 
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3406127

Selected Conference Proceedings

  • Tan, M. L., Harrison, S., Becker J.S., Doyle, E.E.H. & Prasanna, R. (2020). Research themes on warnings in information systems crisis management literature. In A.L. Hughes, F. McNeill, & C. Zobel (Eds.), Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM). Blacksburg, VA, USA.
    http://idl.iscram.org/files/marionlaratan/2020/2299_MarionLaraTan_etal2020.pdf
  • Algiriyage N., Prasanna, R., Stock, Kristin., Doyle, E.E.H., Johnston, David. (2020). Traffic Flow Estimation based on Deep Learning for Emergency Traffic Management using CCTV Images.In A.L. Hughes, F. McNeill, & C. Zobel (Eds.), Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM). Blacksburg, VA, USA.
    http://idl.iscram.org/files/nilanialgiriyage/2020/2211_NilaniAlgiriyage_etal2020.pdf
  • Tan, M. L., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., Hudson-Doyle, E., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D. (2019). Enhancing the usability of a disaster app: exploring the perspectives of the public as users. In Z. Franco, J. J. Gonzalez, & J. H. Canos (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) (pp. 876–886). Valencia, Spain.
  • Tan, M., Prasanna, R., Hudson-Doyle, E., Stock, K., Johnston, D., & Leonard, G. (2018). Usability Factors Affecting the Continuance Intention of Disaster Apps.  In K. Stock and D. Bunker, (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1st International ISCRAM Asia Pacific Conference. Wellington, New Zealand, 5-7 Nov. 2018.
    http://idl.iscram.org/files/marionlaratan/2018/1643_MarionLaraTan_etal2018.pdf
  • Imtiaz, S. Y., Prasanna, R., Uma, S. R., Stock, K., & Blake, D. (2018). A Design Science-based Simulation Framework for Critical Infrastructure Interdependency. In K. Stock and D. Bunker, (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1st International ISCRAM Asia Pacific Conference. Wellington, New Zealand, 5-7 Nov. 2018.
    http://idl.iscram.org/files/yasirimtiazsyed/2018/1645_YasirImtiazSyed_etal2018.pdf
  • Ahangama, N., & Prasanna, R. (2018). Disaster Knowledge Transfer in Networks: Enablers and Barriers. In K. Stock and D. Bunker, (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1st International ISCRAM Asia Pacific Conference. Wellington, New Zealand, 5-7 Nov. 2018.
    http://idl.iscram.org/files/nadeeraahagama/2018/1686_NadeeraAhagama+RajPrasanna2018.pdf
  • Sherson, A., Uma, S. R., & Prasanna, R. (2018). The effect of localised factors on water pipe repair times post-earthquake.  In K. Stock and D. Bunker, (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1st International ISCRAM Asia Pacific Conference. Wellington, New Zealand, 5-7 Nov. 2018.
    http://idl.iscram.org/files/andrewsherson/2018/1685_AndrewSherson_etal2018.pdf
  • Ahangama, N., & Prasanna, R. (2017). Knowledge Improvisation during floods. In Proceedings of the Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), 2017 Moratuwa (pp. 455-460). Colombo: IEEE.
    https://doi:10.1109/MERCon.2017.7980527
  • Tan, M., Prasanna, R., Hudson-Doyle, E., Stock, K. M., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D. (2016). A review: Crisis informatics and mobile applications in building resilience. In N. Domingo, & S. Wilkinson (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Building Resilience (pp. 504-516). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University and The University of Auckland.
  • Ahangama, N., & Prasanna, R. (2016). Calm over calamity: The effect of knowledge networks on resilience. In N. Domingo, & S. Wilkinson (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Building Resilience (pp. 478-491). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University and The University of Auckland.  
  • Ahangama, N., & Prasanna, R. (2015). Government Initiatives to Form Knowledge Networks to Promote Disaster Resilience in Sri Lanka. In Proceedings of the 2nd World Congress on Disaster Management. DMICS. Vishakapatnam, Andra Pradesh, India, 2015.
  • Jayalath, J.A.D.U.D., Prasanna, R., Perera, HSC., & Samarasinghe, GD. (2015). Management Practices towards Operational Performance of Sri Lankan Rubber Products Manufacturing (Export) Firms. In Proceedings of the 10th International Research Conference on Management and Finance 2015 (pp. 383 – 412). Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Atulugama, S., Prasanna, R. P., & Nanayakkara, V. (2014). Earning expected benefits of ERP for insurance organisations in Sri Lanka: Implementation perspective. In Proceedings of NITC 2014, Sri Lanka (pp. 1-3). Sri Lanka: Computer Society of Sri Lanka.
  • Prasanna, R., Yang, L., & King, M. (2013). Human computer interaction for supporting fire emergency first responders. In P. James, C. Hudson, S. Carroll-Bell, & A. Tiang (Eds.), People and the Planet 2013: Transforming the Future (pp. 1-25). Melbourne, Australia: Global Cities Research Institute, RMIT University.
  • Prasanna, R., Yang, L. & King, M. (2012). Design guidelines for human-computer interfaces supporting fire emergency response. In Proceedings of the 4th International Disaster and Risk Conference – IDRC Davos. Davos, Switzerland, 26 – 30 Aug. 2012. [CD ROM]
  • Rahubadde Kankanamge, R. P., Pituwala, S., & Kuruppu, G. (2012). Impact of decision making on project success in virtual software development projects in Sri Lanka. In T. R. Perera, S. R. Manorathna, & S. B. Ranasinghe (Eds.), The Seventh International Research Conference on Management and Finance [IRCMF 2012]: Conference Proceedings (pp. 402-416). Sri Lanka: Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo.
  • Ekanayake, T., Prasanna, R. & Kuruppu, G. (2012). End-User Acceptance of ERP Systems in Manufacturing Organizations in Sri Lanka. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Research Conference on Management and Finance (IRCMF 2012) (pp. 176-192). Colombo, Sri Lanka, Dec. 2012.
  • Prasanna, R., Yang, L. & King, M. (2011). Evaluation of a Software Prototype for Supporting Fire Emergency Response.  In Proceedings of the 8th International ISCRAM Conference. Lisbon, Portugal, 8-11 May 2011.
    http://idl.iscram.org/files/prasanna/2011/854_Prasanna_etal2011.pdf 
  • Prasanna, R., Yang, L.  & King, M. (2011). Information Systems Architecture for Supporting Fire Emergency. In Proceedings of TIEMS 16th Annual Conference of the International Emergency Management Society. Bucharest, Romania, 7-10 June 2011. [CD-ROM]
  • Yang, Y., Prasanna, R., Yang, L., May, A. (2010). Opportunities for WSN for Facilitating Fire Emergency Response. In Proceedings of ICIASFS10 (pp.81-86). Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 2010.
  • Yang, L., Prasanna, R. & King, M. (2009). Information Requirements Gathering for On-Site ER Systems. In: Proceedings of TIEMS 15th Annual Conference of the International Emergency Management Society (pp. 173-182). Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Prasanna, R., Yang, L. & King, M. (2009). GDIA: A Cognitive Task Analysis Protocol to Capture the Information Requirements of Emergency First Responders.  In J. Landgren and S. Jul (Eds)., Proceedings of the 6th International ISCRAM Conference. Gothenburg, Sweden. [CD-ROM]
  • Prasanna, R., Yang, L., & King, M. (2008). Dynamic Information Management during Fire Emergency Response. In Proceedings of the 15th annual conference of the International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) 2008. [CD- ROM]
  • Prasanna, R. K. R., Yang, L., & King, M. (2007, September). Integrated information management system model for emergency response. In Proceedings of the. 13th International Conference on automation & Computing Staffordshire University (pp. 59-64).Colchester, UK.
  • Prasanna, R., 2006. Business Intelligence via Enterprise Resource Planning, Case Study: Apparel Brand Identification Industry. 62nd Annual Scientific Sessions. Dec. 2006, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Prasanna, R., (2006). Investigation on application of ICT in Sri Lanka Education Sector. 62nd Annual Scientific Sessions. Dec. 2006. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Prasanna, R. (2006). Investigation on application of ICT in Sri Lankan Banking Sector. International Symposium 2006. University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Prasanna, R. (2006). Enterprise Architecture an ultimate tool to enhance organizational performance, International Research Conference, Sept. 2006. Faculty of Management & Finance, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Prasanna, R. (2006). Organizational Performance Evaluation via Application of Balanced Score Card in Sri Lankan Industry, Case Study: Sri Lankan Software Industry. International Research Conference, Sept. 2006. Faculty of Management & Finance, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Prasanna, R. (2006). Website analysis of Sri Lankan Large companies. International Symposium on Issues & Challenges of the 21st Century. Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  • Prasanna, R. (2006). Process Improvement via Information Integration, Case Study: Apparel Brand Identification Industry. International Symposium on Issues & Challenges of the 21st Century. Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  • Prasanna, R. (2006). Balanced Score Card as a Measure of Organizational Strategic Achievement: Case Study – Sri Lankan Software Industry. International Symposium on Issues & Challenges of the 21st Century. Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

Selected Conference Abstracts & Posters

  • Lambie, E., Campbell, E., Johnston, D., Elwood, K., Stephens, M., Uma, S. R., … & Hudson-Doyle, E. (2019). Smart Resilient Cities. In QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting. Nelson, New Zealand.
    http://hdl.handle.net/10092/17228
  • Syed, Y. I., Prasanna, R., Uma, S. R., Stock, K., & Blake, D. (2019). Development of a Decision Support System using a Critical Infrastructure Interdependency Modelling Framework. In QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting. Nelson, New Zealand.
    http://hdl.handle.net/10092/17184
  • Algiriyage, N., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., Hudson-Doyle, E., & Johnston, D. (2019). Identifying Research Gap and Opportunities in the use of Multimodal Deep Learning for Emergency Management. In QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting. Nelson, New Zealand.
    http://hdl.handle.net/10092/17151
  • Syed, Y. I., Uma, S. R., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., & Blake, D. (2018). An Integrated Simulation Framework to Model Critical Infrastructure Interdependencies. In QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting. Taupo, New Zealand.
    http://hdl.handle.net/10092/15876
  • Harrison, S., Potter, S., Prasanna, R., Hudson-Doyle, E., & Johnston, D. (2018). Alternative Data Sources for Impact-Based Forecasts and Warnings and Impact Modelling Risk Communication. In QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting. Taupo, New Zealand.
    http://hdl.handle.net/10092/15861
  • Tan, M., Prasanna, R., Stock, K., Hudson-Doyle, E., Leonard, G., & Johnston, D. (2018). DISASTER APPS: Usability factors affecting continued intention to use.  In QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting. Taupo, New Zealand.
    http://hdl.handle.net/10092/15970