Java garbage collection - a generic solution?

  title={Java garbage collection - a generic solution?},
  author={Averil Meehan and T. F. Lunney},
  journal={Information & Software Technology},
This paper ®rst introduces the main approaches to garbage collection (GC) in modern high-level programming languages, and then focuses on how the `new' language Java addresses GC. The object oriented nature of Java and the fact that it is designed to be used in networked/ distributed systems poses additional GC related problems. Issues raised by these… CONTINUE READING