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Spring '10 Research PPT

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  1. 1. How does Google search engine work?<br />By Sarah Whitten<br />
  2. 2. What will be discussed<br />Research Questions<br />PageRank<br />Processes<br />Conclusion<br />
  3. 3. Research Questions<br />How do search engines rank websites?<br />What exactly needs to be done to make a fake site return close to the true site in a search?<br />
  4. 4. PageRank<br />PR(A) = (1-d) + d(PR(t1)/C(t1) + ... + PR(tn)/C(tn))<br />In the equation 't1 - tn' are pages linking to page A, 'C' is the number of outbound links that a page has and 'd' is a damping factor, usually set to 0.85. <br />
  5. 5. Resources Used<br />Network Solutions<br />Domain name and hosting services<br />Cost for the domain name: $91.96 for 5 years<br />Cost for web hosting: $119.50 for a year<br />Web builder<br />
  6. 6. Progress<br />
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  8. 8. Conclusion<br />A major way that search ranking to done is by PageRank<br />As of right now, I am still trying methods on getting my site closer to the VMI Mathematics & Computer Science<br />
  9. 9. Work Cited<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />