Nov 26, 2020 12:35 UTC
Nov 26, 2020 at 12:35 UTC
Cambridge and Oxford groups vie in recursive crypto commercialism contest
Teams representing the maths and science departments of the schools of Cambridge and Oxford area unit competitive to style cryptocurrency commercialism algorithms.
More than one dozen groups representing the arithmetic and engineering science departments of Oxford and Cambridge universities area unit competitive to create crypto commercialism algorithms on major exchanges Coinbase professional and FTX.
According to a November. twenty five announcement, the fifteen groups are going to be assessed on their commercialism methods, the technical style of their algorithms, and their overall return-on-investment. The competition launched on November. sixteen and can run till Dec. 16.
The methods used embrace arbitrage, predictions supported machine learning and neural networks, and trend investment supported time-sequence statement.
APEX:E3 is that the contest’s principal sponsor, with the institutional analytics firm providing access to its Apis, mentorship, technical support, an covert total of seed funding to every rival. solely the winning team can keep their seed capital and profits.
Crypto exchanges Coinbase, FTX, SIX Digital Exchange, and LMAX Digital, in conjunction with Ethereum code developer ConsenSys have conjointly partnered to support the competition.
Dr. Quentin Stafford-Fraser of University of Cabridge’s engineering science department represented the tournament as a unhazardous chance for college students to place their algorithms to the text in real world markets:
“APEX:E3 has created a fun and unhazardous approach for college students to find out regarding the [algorithmic trading] trade and convey their ability and experience in-tuned on the actual challenges of this domain. APEX:E3 chief government, Usman Khan, indicated the firm plans to form the tournament AN annual event, adding he hopes to expand the quantity of taking part universities in 2021.