Activity #12

Memory Allocation

Activity Type: drama

Discipline: programming

Area: Data Structures (CS2)

Purpose:
to show memory allocation and aliasing works

Time needed (estimate): 15 minutes

Description:
Have a set of "lockers" with "keys." As memory is allocated give a "key" to its location. Deallocation changes the "lock" so the key (address) no longer works. by giving two keys to one locker, you can also illustrate aliasing.

Materials needed: "lockers" and "keys"


Submitted by ?? (SIGCSE 97) on Wednesday, August 27, 1997 at 16:44:35 EDT/EST.


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