Interview with Olexandr Topchylo (Better) is the second publication
within the "ATC Champions League" project. Having won the Automated
Trading Championship 2007, this professional trader caught the attention
of investors. Olexandr says that his first place in the ATC 2007 is
one of the major events of his trading experience. However, later on
this popularity helped him discover the biggest disappointment - it is
so easy to lose investors after the first drawdown on an investor
Your winning Expert Advisor was based on a neural network. You said that
the neural network was developed in C++, and then translated into MQL4.
Now we are launching an open source project for creating a neuronet
engine in MQL5, which is designed to help traders to create a network in
a few clicks and paste it into the Expert Advisor code. Would you like
to participate in this project?
Yes, I've read this forum topic.
It's a very interesting project! Although now everyone can find neural
networks in existing freeware-libraries, but there is one peculiarity.
Neural networks require huge computational resources, and by coding such
a network in pure MQL5 you can use the cloud computing service, which was recently launched on the MetaTrader 5 platform.
I won't be able to participate in the project, since I have no time.
Also, I'll hardly use the results of this project, since I create neural
networks for specific tasks. But for beginners this will be a very
The full text is available on the Championship website - ATC Champions League: Interview with Olexandr Topchylo (Better).
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