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A Multi-Processor Shared Memory Architecture

Lins, Rafael D. (1992) A Multi-Processor Shared Memory Architecture. Technical report. UKC, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK (KAR id:21067)

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As an alternative to mark-scan algorithms Lins presents a shared memory architecture for parallel cyclic reference counting, based on the algorithm for cyclic reference counting with local and lazy mark-scan. In this paper we generalise this architecture in such a way that multiple mutators and collectors share the same workspace. This generalisation is simple and keeps the properties of the one-mutator-one-collector architecture. (to appear in Microprocessing & Microprogramming - Aug/92)

Item Type: Monograph (Technical report)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Theoretical Computing Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2010 00:52 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 14:00 UTC
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