Google Implements ‘The Bacon Number’

Google applies the Erdős number concept to the Hollywood movie industry. The new feature displays the calculation of the “shortest path” algorithm showing degrees of separation from Kevin Bacon aka “The Bacon Number”.

Bacon Number

Try this search query: https://www.google.com.au/search?q=angelina+jolie+bacon+number&pws=0

Reference:

[1] Bacon Number, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacon_number#Bacon_numbers

[2] Erdős number, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erd%C5%91s_number

Dan Petrovic, the managing director of DEJAN, is Australia’s best-known name in the field of search engine optimisation. Dan is a web author, innovator and a highly regarded search industry event speaker.

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