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Uniprocessor garbage collection techniques

By Paul R. Wilson


We survey basic garbage collection algorithms, and variations such as incremental and generational collection� we then discuss low-level implementation considerations and the relationships between storage management systems, languages, and compilers. Throughout, we attempt to present a uni ed view based on abstract traversal strategies, addressing issues of conservatism, opportunism, and immediacy of reclamation� we also point outavariety of implementation details that are likely to have a signi cant impact o

Publisher: SpringerVerlag
Year: 1992
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