Author: Olaf Kopp
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Producing a ranking for pages using distances in a web-link graph

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The patent describes methods, systems, and apparatus for generating a ranking for web pages using distances in a web-link graph. The process involves:

  • Receiving a set of web pages to be ranked.
  • Utilizing a set of seed pages that link to these pages.
  • Assigning lengths to these links based on certain properties.
  • Computing shortest distances from the seed pages to each page in the set based on these lengths.
  • Determining a ranking score for each page based on the computed shortest distances.
  • Producing a ranking of the pages based on their scores.
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