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Kemeny's constant and the random surfer

By Mark Levene and George Loizou


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

Topics: csis
Publisher: The Mathematical Association of America
Year: 2002
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