Subject: Re: What is ceiling?
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 1999 22:17:11 -0500
From: Alex Bogomolny
And The Buddha said...
How much is it different from the floor function? The best answer to which is the ceiling is higher than the floor by exactly 1, except when the argument is integer in which case the two coincide leaving no room either for flesh or spirit to squeeze in-between.
He then added that much of his wisdom was gathered from
Graham, Knuth, Patashnik's Concrete Mathematics.
All the best,