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Locality of reference

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  • Locality of reference — In computer science, locality of reference, also known as the principle of locality, is the phenomenon of the same value or related storage locations being frequently accessed. There are two basic types of reference locality. Temporal locality… …   Wikipedia

  • locality — locality, district, vicinity, neighborhood denote a more or less definitely circumscribed place or region, especially from the point of view of those who live in it. Locality applies to a region of undefined boundaries, but it usually suggests an …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Locality — is a term associated with a place or Location (geography) but may also refer to: * Locality of reference in computer science, which describes how programs typically access data * Principle of locality in physics * Locality (statistics) in… …   Wikipedia

  • Reference (computer science) — This article is about a general notion of reference in computing. For the more specific notion of reference used in C++, see Reference (C++). In computer science, a reference is a value that enables a program to indirectly access a particular… …   Wikipedia

  • Reference frame (video) — For the physics topic, see frame of reference. Reference frames are frames of a compressed video that are used to define future frames. As such, they are only used in inter frame compression techniques. In older video encoding standards, such as… …   Wikipedia

  • locality — /loh kal i tee/, n., pl. localities. 1. a place, spot, or district, with or without reference to things or persons in it or to occurrences there: They moved to another locality. 2. the state or fact of being local or having a location: the… …   Universalium

  • locality, location — These words have much the same general meaning: a place, district, or spot. Location is much more often used, however, when people are involved in the reference. That is, locality is usually restricted to its geographical meaning, whereas… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • locality — /loʊˈkæləti / (say loh kaluhtee) noun (plural localities) 1. a place, spot, or district, with or without reference to things or persons in it. 2. the place in which a thing is or occurs: *If Motty had been younger, she might have died as other… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Compiler optimization — is the process of tuning the output of a compiler to minimize or maximize some attributes of an executable computer program. The most common requirement is to minimize the time taken to execute a program; a less common one is to minimize the… …   Wikipedia

  • File system fragmentation — In computing, file system fragmentation, sometimes called file system aging, is the inability of a file system to lay out related data sequentially (contiguously), an inherent phenomenon in storage backed file systems that allow in place… …   Wikipedia

  • Linked list — In computer science, a linked list is a data structure consisting of a group of nodes which together represent a sequence. Under the simplest form, each node is composed of a datum and a reference (in other words, a link) to the next node in the… …   Wikipedia

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