Third USENIX Conference on Object-Oriented Technologies (COOTS), 1997
Toba: Java for Applications A Way Ahead of Time (WAT) Compiler
Todd A. Proebsting, Gregg Townsend, Patrick Bridges, John H. Hartman, Tim Newsham, Scott A. Watterson
The University of Arizona
Toba is a system for generating efficient standalone Java applications. Toba includes a Java-bytecode-to-C compiler, a garbage collector, a threads package, and Java API support. Toba-compiled Java applications execute 1.5-4.2 times faster than interpreted and Just-In-Time compiled applications.