Discussion on Random Walks


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Unformatted text preview: e to the second. On the left panel of the simulator, you will see the pages you added grouped under a heading (by default it will be "Untitled1". You can highlight that group name by clicking on it. Now, you can change the property of that group by clicking on "Edit Properties" which is under the "Edit" menu. The most important "property" for our purposes is the damping factor (misspelled as "dump" factor in the simulator), which is set to 0.85 (the Google PageRank default). If you change the damping factor to 0.99, you will get the simulation of a random walk as opposed to PageRank. By clicking on the &...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2014 for the course CS 109 taught by Professor Azerbestavros during the Spring '13 term at BU.

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