31 Jul '16, 1pm

An experiment in trying to predict #Googlerankings

Initially, we used a regression algorithm. That is, we sought to predict the exact ranking of a site for a given search term (e.g., a site will rank X for search term Y), but after a few weeks, we realized that the task was too difficult. First, a ranking is by definition a characteristic of a site relative to other sites, not an intrinsic characteristic of the site (as, for example, word count). Since it was impossible for us to feed our algorithm with all sites ranked for a given search term, we reformulated the problem.

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