Weighted Reference Counting

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Variants of Reference Counting - Weighted Reference Counting
... In weighted reference counting, we assign each reference a weight, and each object tracks not the number of references referring to it, but the total ... The initial reference to a newly-created object has a large weight, such as 216 ... Whenever this reference is copied, half of the weight goes to the new reference, and half of the weight stays with the old reference ...

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