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Using lifetime predictors to improve memory allocation performance
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We describe and simulate a storage allocator that can improve all aspects of the performance of dynamic storage allocation by predicting the lifetimes of short-lived objects when they are allocated. Expand
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Garbage collection using a dynamic threatening boundary
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Generational techniques have been very successful in reducing the impact of garbage collection algorithms upon the performance of programs. Expand
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Towards validation of SMOS using airborne and ground data over the Murrumbidgee Catchment
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This paper outlines the airborne campaigns and related ground monitoring for the first SMOS validation campaign, together with some of the major science questions to be addressed. Expand
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Anti-biofilm efficacy of a medieval treatment for bacterial infection requires the combination of multiple ingredients
Novel antimicrobials are urgently needed to combat the increasing occurrence of drug-resistant bacteria and to overcome the inherent difficulties in treating biofilm-associated infections. ResearchExpand
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Biomaterial modi fi cation of urinary catheters with antimicrobials to give long-term broadspectrum antibio fi lm activity
a Biomaterials-Related Infection Group, School of Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK b Laboratory of Biophysics and Surface Analysis, School ofExpand
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A representation for databases of 3D objects
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We propose sets of 3-D line segments as representations of spatial objects that approximate their geometry. Expand
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Automatic inventory control techniques
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The fitness burden imposed by synthesising quorum sensing signals
It is now well established that bacterial populations utilize cell-to-cell signaling (quorum-sensing, QS) to control the production of public goods and other co-operative behaviours. EvolutionaryExpand
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Retrieval Scheduling for Multimedia Presentations
Advances in computer graphics, authoring tools and the explosive growth of the Internet has increased the use of multimedia presentations. This article presents a new retrieval scheduling techniqueExpand
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