Linking, Link Analysis, Topic Distillation and Web Communities

Includes topics related to links-based search engine algorithms, including Topic Distillation, HITS, CLEVER, concepts related to hubs and authorities, and identification of web communities and reputations.

Web Content Categorization Using Link Information NEW
Authored by Zoltan Gyongyi and Hector Garcia-Molina of Stanford University and Jan Pederson of Yahoo! Inc. Paper is dated June 25, 2006. (PDF)

Zoltan Gyongyi and Hector Garcia-Molina† Department of Computer Science, Stanford University Jan Pedersen, Yahoo! Inc. (Dated: June 25, 2006)

Improved Algorithms for Topic Distillation in a Hyperlinked Environment
Paper authored by Monika Henzinger and Krishna Bharat (at DEC)

Authoritative Sources in a Hyperlinked Environment

SETS: Search Enhanced by Topic-Segmentation

Experiments in Topic Distillation - CLEVER

Hubs, Authorities, and Communities

The Connectivity Server: fast access to linkage information on the Web
Back links, forward links; hubs, authorities; connectivity analysis; Neighborhood Graph.

Block Level Link Analysis

What is this Page About? Computing Web Page Reputations

Hilltop Algorithm

Hilltop: A Search Engine Based on Expert Documents

Linking - Other

Who Links to Whom: Mining Linkage Between Web Sites
Paper at MIT authoried by Chang, Rhul, Henzinger and Bharat

Note: Also see related topics and papers on Link Spam