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Learning Neo4j 3.x - Second Edition by Rik Van Bruggen, Jérôme Baton

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No book chapter treating graphs and graph theory--even at the highest level--will be complete without mentioning one of the most powerful and widely-used graph algorithms on the planet, PageRank. PageRank is the original graph algorithm, invented by Google founder Larry Page in 1996 at Stanford University, to provide better web search results. For those of us old enough to remember the early days of web searching (using tools such as Lycos, AltaVista, and so on), it provided a true revolution in the way the web was made accessible to end users.

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