Java garbage collection - a generic solution?

@article{Meehan2001JavaGC,
  title={Java garbage collection - a generic solution?},
  author={Averil Meehan and T. F. Lunney},
  journal={Information & Software Technology},
  year={2001},
  volume={43},
  pages={151-155}
}
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