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Paper Title:
Anchor-based proximity measures

Authors:

  • Amruta Joshi (Yahoo! Research)
  • Ravi Kumar (Yahoo! Research)
  • Benjamin Reed (Yahoo! Research)
  • Andrew Tomkins (Yahoo! Research)

Abstract:
We present a family of measures of proximity of an arbitrary vertex in a directed graph to a pre-specified subset of vertices, called the anchor. Our measures are based on three different propagation schemes and two different uses of the connectivity structure of the graph. We consider a web-specific application of the above measures with two disjoint anchors --- good and bad web pages --- and study the accuracy of these measures in this context.

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