Web Structure Analysis

I have recently been part of a group of researchers at Rutgers studying methods for analyzing web structure analysis. This phrase is chosen as the title of this page only because I cannot think of a better name -- other possibilities include link analysis, but that has other connotations, topic distillation and Kleinberg's graph-based analysis of hypermedia.

Anyway, we have identified three groups doing similar research:

We have been working to understand and compare these methods, and to consider their performance as means of ranking the importance of web pages. Once this survey is complete, we also plan to investigate related questions and likely propose our own variant on these methods.

Some of the papers we have been studing include:


Last modified: September 10, 1998
Brian D. Davison