[gclist] Re: Daily gclist MIME digest V3 #150

Michael Hicks mwh@dsl.cis.upenn.edu
Sat, 24 Mar 2001 21:48:21 -0500 (EST)

> does anyone know of work that has been done quantitatively comparing
> different GCs?

We wrote some papers comparing different GC *mechanisms*, but not different
GC's.  The metric we were interested in was GC speed, and we hypothesized
about effects to the client (mutator).  See http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~oscar
for papers and details.


Michael Hicks
Ph.D. Candidate, the University of Pennsylvania
http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~mwh            mailto://mwh@dsl.cis.upenn.edu
"In essential things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things,
 charity." --Pope John XXIII, Ad Petri Cathedram, and popularly 
 attributed to St. Augustine