Why is a tracing garbage collector faster than Reference Counting

We're going to take a small break from our LaTeX series to talk about garbage collection. First of all:

Learning enough LaTeX to get by - Part 1

LaTeX is a great markup/typesetting language that produces professional documents for almost no work. It also allows for typesetting mathematical formulas or arbitrary equations. It is a critical to know for anyone in a technical field that plans on writing papers, or any undergrads wanting to impress profs with their assignments.

\LaTeX{} for the web - Sensible web defaults

LaTeX is a great formatting language. For those of you who don't know it, it's a formatting language which is used for many technical papers and textbooks. It allows for typesetting mathematical equations perfectly but that's not why its so great.