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How the backtest ranking is calculated?

Or: Is the ranking a reliable indicator of the algorithm's performance?

Given the previous example; How much better is an algorithm with higher ranking (e.g. 800)?
Thanks in advance, JJ
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Hi Juan, the ranking depends of the number of backtests ranked over yours, even that you could share the same position with other backtests results that have the same score.

[tex]Score = \frac{SharpeRatio * CompoundingAnnualReturn * ln(\frac{1+TradeableDates}{524})}{5*\frac{1+DrawDown}{10}}[/tex]
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Thank you Gustavo!
Maybe is a good idea to show the Score along with the ranking; or show the Score below the backtest name in the result tab. Just a thought.
Cheers, JJ
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All of my testing comes out at 45%. What are some of the better result comparisons?
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