What is a Algorithm?
Mathematical rules and calculations a search engine use to determine the rankings of the sites it has indexed. Every search engine has its own unique, proprietary algorithm that gets updated on a regular basis. Google’s famously has more than 200 major components.
Google ranking systems sort through the hundreds of billions of web pages in our Search index to give you useful and relevant results in a fraction of a second.
These ranking systems are made up of a series of algorithms that analyze what it is you are looking for and what information to return to you. And as we’ve evolved Search to make it more useful, we’ve refined our algorithms to assess your searches and the results in finer detail to make our services work better for you.
We have Several Types:
- Like Panda to assist Google in judging, filtering, penalizing and rewarding content based on specific characteristics and that algorithm likely included a myriad of other algorithms within in.
- The Penguin to judge links and address spam there. But this one certainly requires data from other pre-existing algorithms that are responsible for valuing links and likely some new tasked with understanding common link spam characteristics so the larger Penguin could do its job.
- Task-specific .
- Organizing .
- And ones use the for collecting all the data and putting it into a context that produces the desired result, a SERP that users will find useful.
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