[R] IEEE standard for rounding?

Marc Schwartz mschwartz at medanalytics.com
Thu May 8 01:56:54 CEST 2003

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>From: r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch 
>[mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Don MacQueen
>Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2003 6:16 PM
>To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
>Subject: [R] IEEE standard for rounding?
>?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?

It is IEEE 754-1985.

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