Empirical validation of the buckley-osthus model for the web host graph: degree and edge distributions

  title={Empirical validation of the buckley-osthus model for the web host graph: degree and edge distributions},
  author={Maxim Zhukovskiy and Dmitry V. Vinogradov and Yuri Pritykin and Liudmila Ostroumova and Evgeny A. Grechnikov and Gleb Gusev and Pavel Serdyukov and Andrei M. Raigorodskii},
  journal={Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management},
We consider the Buckley-Osthus implementation of preferential attachment and its ability to model the web host graph in two aspects. One is the degree distribution that we observe to follow the power law, as often being the case for real-world graphs. Another one is the two-dimensional edge distribution, the number of edges between vertices of given degrees. We fit a single "initial attractiveness" parameter a of the model, first with respect to the degree distribution of the web host graph… 

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