In this article, we discuss several ways to quantify the importance of nodes in a network. We will discuss how a simple game can help study this special property, and how it can help us in cases like reducing fake news.
A crucial innovation of Google was a mathematically quite simple but powerful algorithm called PageRank.
In this article we will have a look at how search engines work. What happens when you type the query in the famous, almost magical, Google's white page? And what does it have to do with networks?