Jones, Richard and Ryder, Chris (2006) Garbage Collection Should Be Lifetime Aware. In: International Workshop on Implementation, Compilation, Optimization of Object-Oriented Languages, Programs and Systems (ICOOOLPS'2006), 3 July 2006, Nantes, France.
We argue that garbage collection should be more closely tied to object demographics. We show that this behaviour is sufficiently distinctive to make exploitation feasible and describe a novel GC framework that exploits object lifetime analysis yet tolerates imprecision. We argue for future collectors based on combinations of approximate analyses and dynamic sampling.
|Item Type:||Conference or workshop item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled keywords:||garbage collection, death-order, lifetime aware|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group|
|Depositing User:||Mark Wheadon|
|Date Deposited:||24 Nov 2008 18:04|
|Last Modified:||06 Sep 2011 01:33|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14463 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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