Performances of "least reference probability" paging algorithm under locality in program behavior

  • Trân-Quôc-Têe
Betriebsysteme II
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 34)


For programs exhibing a locality trend in their page reference behavior, Least Reference Probability (LRP) paging algorithm, which replaces the page the least likely to be required at next time, is shown to be (nearly) optimal via two original probabilistic models. A simple "non parametric" test for model validation is also presented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Trân-Quôc-Têe
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  1. 1.Facultés universitaires N.-D. de la PaixInstitut d'InformatiqueNamurBelgium

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