Nithin Raj H. B. and Numan Ul Hameed, 5th Semester students from Computer Science and Engineering attended one day workshop on Transliterated search organized by Microsoft Research India on August 2nd 2014.

The goal of this one day workshop, organised by Microsoft Research India and Information Retrieval Society of India , was to provide a basic introduction to Information Retrieval along with a good bit of hands-on experience in using existing tools and resources to build a complete end-to-end IR system. The specific focus of the workshop was to equip the participants with technical know-how and theoretical background needed for participating in the FIRE 2014 shared tasks on Multilingual and Cross-lingual IR, especially for Indian languages.

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