Memory leak

Known as: Memory leaks, Storage leak, Leakage (computer science) 
In computer science, a memory leak is a type of resource leak that occurs when a computer program incorrectly manages memory allocations in such a… (More)
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2015
2015
Automatic bug fixing has become a promising direction for reducing manual effort in debugging. However, general approaches to… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
A memory leak in a Java program occurs when object references that are no longer needed are unnecessarily maintained. Such leaks… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
A memory leak in a garbage-collected program occurs when the program inadvertently maintains references to objects that it no… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
This paper presents a practical inter-procedural analysis algorithm for detecting memory leaks in C programs. Our algorithm… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Memory leaks compromise availability and security by crippling performance and crashing programs. Leaks are difficult to diagnose… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
We present a context- and path-sensitive algorithm for detecting memory leaks in programs with explicit memory management. Our… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Memory leaks and memory corruption are two major forms of software bugs that severely threaten system availability and security… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Sampling has been successfully used to identify performance optimization opportunities. We would like to apply similar techniques… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
This paper presents a static analysis tool that can automatically find memory leaks and deletions of dangling pointers in large C… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Despite Java’s automatic reclamation of memory, memory leaks remain an important problem. For example, we frequently encounter… (More)
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