with a chapter on Distributed Garbage Collection by R. Lins
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, ISBN 0-471-94148-4
403 pages, hardback
This book considers how dynamic memory can be recycled
automatically to guarantee error-free memory management. There is an
abundant but disparate literature on garbage collection, largely confined to
This book sets out to pool this experience in a single
accessible and unified framework.
"The sort of comprehensive engineering manual that is so rare in
Gregory V. Wilson, Dr. Dobb's Journal, September, 1997.
"I like the book because of its high standards of scholarship.
I put it alongside Knuth's series."
Mario Wolzko, Distinguished
Engineer, Sun Microsystems Laboratories.
The 1999 printing includes an improved index.
Confusingly, this printing has the same ISBN as the 1996 one
(the modifications were insufficient to warrant a new edition)
and online booksellers typically cite it as 1996.