# Ranking Algorithm

A Ranking Algorithm is an decisioning algorithm that can be implemented by a ranking system to solve a ranking task.

**Example(s):**- any Link-based Object Ranking Algorithm, such as PageRank or HITS.
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**Counter-Example(s):****See:**Ranking Function, Sorting Algorithm.

## References

- (Fagin et al., 2003b) ⇒ Ronald Fagin, Ravi Kumar, D. Sivakumar. (2003). “Comparing Top k Lists.” In: Proceedings of the fourteenth annual ACM-SIAM symposium on Discrete Algorithms.