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## Page Rank Numerical Example

Let us try with a simple numerical example. We are going to us spreadsheet to compute the page rank. Suppose we have 6 web pages with name A to F. We want to rank them in term of importance. Page A has only outbound links. Page F has only inbound links. Page B, C, D and E has both outbound and inbound links. We also keep 1 self link, that is a link from a page to itself (i.e. anchor). For our simple experiment, we keep the total number of links constant at 6 links. Our goal is to compute page rank for each web page.

 Web Page name Number of self link Number of outbound links (external links) Number of inbound links Total number of links A 1 5 0 6 B 1 4 1 6 C 1 3 2 6 D 1 2 3 6 E 1 1 4 6 F 1 0 5 6

Figure below illustrates the web link interconnection that satisfied the conditions in the table above. The adjacency matrix A and its link matrix L (rotated adjacency matrix) is also given below.

In the next section, you will learn about Page Rank Formula

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