Determining When Objects Die to Improve Garbage Collection

Ricci, Nathan.

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

Tufts University. Department of Computer Science.
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