[R] IEEE standard for rounding?

Don MacQueen macq at llnl.gov
Thu May 8 01:16:14 CEST 2003

?round states "Note that for rounding off a 5, the IEEE standard is used..."

I would like to properly reference the standard. I am searching a 
IEEE website and finding it difficult discover which IEEE standard 
this is.

Could someone tell me the IEEE standard number?

Don MacQueen
Environmental Protection Department
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA, USA

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