Organizing social tags into hierarchies

Social tags like those used by Flickr or Delicious are interesting in that they allow people to categorize their own efforts (and those of others) and share material based upon those classifications. But, the result of tagging can be a pretty flat list of many categories. There is a usefulness to a hierarchical ordering of … Read more Organizing social tags into hierarchies

Google’s Adaptive PageRank Patent

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Added July 16, 2019 Yesterday a story at Search Engine Roundtable told us: Former Google Engineer: Google Hasn’t Used PageRank Since 2006. There was a new version of PageRank which I wrote about in 2006, not the adaptive PageRank that this post is about, but a different method of calculating PageRank in the post, PageRank … Read more Google’s Adaptive PageRank Patent