Using PageRank to Detect Anomalies and Fraud in Healthcare

PageRank[1]is the poster-child of graph algorithms, used by Google in its original search engine system to determine which web pages are most influential. The incredible success of PageRank led do increased interest and research in the field of graph algorithms, resulting in innovative extensions such as personalized PageRank [2]. Furthermore, social networking companies such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, continue to invest in graph algorithms for various purposes, most notably identifying “people you may know.”

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