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How do you compute "popularity"?

Asked by denimboy (57points) April 22nd, 2008

If you have a site which shows popular items of some sort, how do you keep the rich from getting richer?

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Randy's avatar

High prices?

wildflower's avatar

I don’t know the programming or statistical terminology, but why not have a roof, or upper limit to the amount of popularity increase any one item can receive on a daily/weekly/monthly basis?

derning's avatar

Degrade the raw score of popularity over time.

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