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    Kemeny's constant and the random surfer

    Levene, Mark and Loizou, George (2002) Kemeny's constant and the random surfer. American Mathematical Monthly 109 , pp. 741-745. ISSN 0002-9890.

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    Abstract

    We revisit Kemeny's constant in the context of Web navigation, also known as "surfing." We generalize the constant, derive upper and lower bounds on it, and give it a novel interpretation in terms of the number of links a random surfer will follow to reach his final destination.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Computer Science and Information Systems
    Research Centre: Birkbeck Knowledge Lab
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2005
    Last Modified: 02 Dec 2016 13:23
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/209

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