Hi this is Sanjeev. I am passionate about robots and autonomous vehicles --- fascinated by the DARPA 2007 Urban Challenge. My interests include autonomous navigation, path planning, reinforcement learning, machine learning and convex optimization. In future, I would like to build robots that help humans in multitude of tasks.
Hi this is PRATEEK. My interests include Penetration Testing, Wireless Attacks, Intrusion Detection and Forensic Analysis. I am Presently working on modelling an Intrusion Detection system. In the future i would like to become an Information Security Expert.

We graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, with B. Tech in Electrical Engineering in 2011. We started searching-eye during 2nd year of our undergrad to share knowledge. It was fun back then; we have moved on with other projects, and no longer active on searching-eye. We hope you find something useful here.
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