Determining When Objects Die to Improve Garbage Collection

Ricci, Nathan.
2017-04-19T18:07:44.011Z

Abstract: Although garbage collection frees programmers from the burden of manually freeing objects that will no longer be used, and eliminates many common programming errors, it can come with a significant performance penalty. This penalty can become particularly great when memory is constrained. This thesis introduces two pieces of work to address this problem. The first is Elephant Tracks, a to... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Computer Science.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011807
ID: tufts:21282
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