License and copyright¶
scikit-quant includes several optimizers with permission of their respective authors and all files are individually marked as such. This permission extends to redistribution for academic and personal use. For commercial use of any of the optimizers, please read the relevant license and check with original authors where needed. The translations from MATLAB to Python are derived works and are packaged independently on PyPI to allow their inclusion/exclusion as needed.
Main scikit-quant code¶
The following license applies to the common scikit-quant code and any of our changes/additions.
Copyright (c) 2019-2020, The Regents of the University of California, through Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (subject to receipt of any required approvals from the U.S. Dept. of Energy). All rights reserved. Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
(1) Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. (2) Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. (3) Neither the name of the University of California, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.
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Additional copyright holders¶
In addition to LBNL/UC Berkeley, this package contains files copyrighted by one or more of the following people and organizations, and licensed under the same conditions (except for some compatible licenses as retained in the source code):
- Jan Rittig
- Matthias Degroote