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Presentation of an Extended Version of the PageRank Algorithm to Rank Web Pages Inspired by Ant Colony Algorithm

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 85 - Number 17
Year of Publication: 2014
Sara Setayesh
Ali Harounabadi
Amir Masoud Rahmani

Sara Setayesh, Ali Harounabadi and Amir Masoud Rahmani. Article: Presentation of an Extended Version of the PageRank Algorithm to Rank Web Pages Inspired by Ant Colony Algorithm. International Journal of Computer Applications 85(17):7-10, January 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Sara Setayesh and Ali Harounabadi and Amir Masoud Rahmani},
	title = {Article: Presentation of an Extended Version of the PageRank Algorithm to Rank Web Pages Inspired by Ant Colony Algorithm},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {85},
	number = {17},
	pages = {7-10},
	month = {January},
	note = {Full text available}


The general search engines represent various results in their lists, which is very time consuming to check. . One way to limit the search engine results is to use ranking pages algorithm in web. One of the most important ranking algorithms of web pages in the internet is known as "PageRank", which works on the web-graph structure. In this article, an extended version of the "PageRank" algorithm taking into consideration the degree of user interest in web pages and the ant colony algorithm is presented. Simulation results indicate that in the recommended algorithm ranks are closer to the real data; they produce more distinguished ranks, and have a less amount of errors.


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