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ReadOasis Step 4 Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin studied computer science at Stanford University. Their research concentrated on the mathematical properties of... Googling the World

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Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin studied computer science at Stanford University. Their research concentrated on the mathematical properties of the World Wide Web. Specifically, they wanted to understand the patterns of its link structure.

Page and Brin reasoned that not only could they count the number of pages linked to a given web page, but they could also measure the importance of these links. For this, they developed the PageRank algorithm: a mathematical recipe...

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