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Simple Semantic Desktop

Simple Semantic Desktop was my honors project in Computer Science. So far, the Simple Semantic Desktop is an application that can automatically categorizes (clustering and classification) documents based on their contents using a combination of linguistic metrics on top of traditional classification and clustering techniques.

Oberlin Confessional

The Confessionals (starting from the Oberlin Confessional) is a set of open message boards that are strictly accessible only in their respective communities. Due to the open yet closed nature of these Confessionals, they are an excellent means of quick, frivolous and community filtered discussions within a community. (see

Intelligent Document Management System (IDMS)

IDMS was my entry to the Intel ISEF (International Science and Engineering Fair) 2002. The idea behind the software is to create a filing system akin to manual filing models but with added features to enhance the quality of information management on the personal desktop. What follows below is the Abstract description of the project.

Traffic Police Jaipur

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In 2001, I embarked on a project with the Traffic Police in my city to create their website. The website served as an information portal to citizens, covering every aspect of traffic in the city. Extensive research was done to find and recreate the contents posted on the website. The website was launched in 2002 by Mr. Shantanu Kumar, Deputy General of Rajasthan Police.

Current URL QR Code Display

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A simple Drupal module that displays a QR Code for the current URL in a drupal site.
Clicking on the displayed QR code zooms it to the full screen using Lightbox2.

Been There and Seen It – My Intel ISEF Experience

I wrote about my experience of going to the Intel ISEF 2002 in a newsletter published by the Intel Initiative for Education in India. This was the first time I had gone out of India and the experience was very exciting, which really shows through here. The attached PDF file contains my article.

Asymmetric Information Agent-Based model

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In Spring 2006, I took a class on Agent-Based Computational Economics with Dr. Andreas Pape, avid researcher in the field. This was at a time when I had intentions of completing an Econ major alongside Computer Science at Oberlin, and so I created a model of Asymmetric Information and how it affects a randomized population of used-car buyers and sellers, some of whom are selling 'lemons' and some of whom can pick out a 'lemon' used car if they see one. Banner
(under construction) ImprovingIndia will be a portal that uses the collective insights of its readers to provide suggestions for improving India in all spheres of human interaction. The exact details are being worked out.

Sagar Guest Rooms Website

Sagar Guest Rooms WebsiteSagar Guest Rooms WebsiteMy family converted our old place into a Bed and Breakfast, and I was given the task of making its website. has a consistent layout and a simple Online Reservation system written in PHP. The website was a fun exercise in aesthetics and I took the photos myself. I'm most proud of the photo I took for this page: .

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