Gambit Research is an innovative software and statistical consulting
company with a focus on sports betting and high frequency trading. It
continuously researches and develops sophisticated tools to build
advanced systems for data analysis and market trading. Gambit teams
specialize in statistics, computer science and trading.
Gambit statisticians and programmers solve problems that involve
optimization, differential equations, and machine learning. They used to
prototype primarily in Python and R, but are now incorporating Julia
into their codebase.
“(Julia is) … faster than Python, but more than that it’s much more
expressive: the type system, macros and multiple dispatch enable us to
tackle more ambitious projects. But it also interoperates with Python,
so we can take advantage of our existing libraries and fit into the
Another advantage to Julia is the ease of interoperability between Julia
and Python which allows them to embed Julia into their legacy codebase.
“Moving from Python to Julia gives me the same feeling as moving from
Perl to Python. More expressive code that runs faster, and is perfectly
suited to quantitative computing.”
Gambit is using Julia to help bettors and investors optimize their
betting and trading strategies. Find out how Julia can improve your
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