Accession Number:

AD0739376

Title:

A Generalized Compactifying Garbage Collector (A Computer Storage Management Algorithm)

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

HARVARD UNIV CAMBRIDGE MA CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

A technique for compactifying garbage collection is presented. The method is applicable to very general classes of nodes, works even when pointers point into the middle of nodes, and preserves arbitrarily complex re-entrant pointer structures.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Systems Management and Standards

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE