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Garbage Collection Should Be Lifetime Aware

Jones, Richard E., Ryder, Chris (2006) Garbage Collection Should Be Lifetime Aware. In: Zendra, Olivier, ed. Implementation, Compilation, Optimization of Object-Oriented Languages, Programs and Systems (ICOOOLPS'2006). . (KAR id:14463)

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Abstract

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: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Richard Jones
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:04 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 09:52 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14463 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Jones, Richard E.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8159-0297
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