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P. all vertices have degree pn + O( pn log n). 11 can be extended to the case with p a function of n, where the situation becomes more complicated. If limn, np > 0, then the degree distribution of G(n, p) is asymptotically Poisson. For more details, see Chapter 3 of [32]. 4. Variance and the Second Moment Method The distribution of a random variable may vary a great deal from its expected value. The use of variance (or the second moment method) allows us to measure how much a random variable deviates from its expected value.

75. 3 x 10-4 for a randomly generated graph with the same number of vertices and edges. 4. Community structure. The web contains many communities: sets of pages sharing a common interest or topic. However, there is no consensus for a precise definition of a community in the web graph. Several approaches have been proposed, and we survey a few of them here. A notion presented in Kleinberg et al. [141] and Kumar et al. [146] is that communities in the web are characterized by dense directed bipartite subgraphs.

The Web Graph 24 for small or large degree vertices. 4, where a straight line is quite evident for lower degrees. However, there is more scattering among the higher degrees. 4. The log-log plot of the degree distribution of a power law graph. The graph W may clearly be viewed as either a directed or an undirected graph. If G is directed, then we may discuss power laws for the in- and outdegree distributions by defining NG and Nk G, respectively, in the obvious way. Power laws have a long history, stretching back to Pareto's work [171] in 1896 on income distribution.