How the dragons work: searching in a web


Search engines -- "web dragons" -- are the portals through which we access society's treasure trove of information. They do not publish the algorithms they use to sort and filter information, yet how they work is one of the most important questions of our time. Google's PageRank is a way of measuring the prestige of each web page in terms of who links to it… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/1364742.1364747


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