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The design and construction of high performance garbage collectors

Garner, Robin

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Garbage collection is a performance-critical component of modern language implementations. The performance of a garbage collector depends in part on major algorithmic decisions, but also significantly on implementation details and techniques which are often incidental in the literature. In this dissertation I look in detail at the performance characteristics of garbage collection on modern architectures. My thesis is that a thorough understanding of the characteristics of the heap to be...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-05-31
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9053

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