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Garbage collection for virtual memory computer systems

By H. D. Baecker

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 15 No. 11, Pages 981-986

In list processing there is typically a growing demand for space during program execution. This paper examines the practical implications of this growth within a virtual memory computer system, proposes two new garbage collection techniques for virtual memory systems, and compares them with traditional methods by discussion and by simulation.

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