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ERIC Number: EJ676513
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1070-4795
The Privilege of Ranking: Google Plays Ball.
Wiggins, Richard
Searcher, v11 n7 p23-27 Jul-Aug 2003
Discussion of ranking systems used in various settings, including college football and academic admissions, focuses on the Google search engine. Explains the PageRank mathematical formula that scores Web pages by connecting the number of links; limitations, including authenticity and accuracy of ranked Web pages; relevancy; adjusting algorithms; and monthly index updates. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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