Graphs in Network Commerce and Their Applications

Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Keller 3-180
A networked marketplace like eBay where multiple buyers and sellers participate at the scale of hundreds of millions, interesting network structures exist. These these structures in buying-selling relationship between buyers and sellers influence any typical algorithm on site like search, recommender systems, and reputation computation. Graph structures also exists in query relationship space. We discuss these structures and use of these structures in design of algorithms in search, recommender systems, and trust systems.