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Tom Rishel

Dr. Tom Rishel



Dr. Tom Rishel is an instructor in Computer Science and the program coordinator for the undergraduate computer science degree on the Gulf Park campus. His research interests include natural language processing and machine learning.

  • PHD - Univ of Southern Mississippi (2021)
  • MS - University of Southern Mississippi (2005)
  • MS - University of Texas at Dallas (1990)
  • BS - Millsaps College (1986)

CSC 101, CSC 101L, CSC 102, CSC 203, CSC 204, CSC 306, CSC 307, CSC 414, CSC 424

  • Semantic Analysis of Arab Leaders on Social Media, The Social Science Journal,
  • Semantic Analysis of Multi Dialectal Arabic Social Media, 2021
  • An Innovative Project Structure for Teaching Software Engineering, Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 2012
  • Determining the context of text using augmented latent semantic indexing, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2007
  • Augmentation of a term/document matrix with part-of-speech tags to improve accuracy of latent semantic analysis, WSEAS Transactions on Computers, 2006
  • P-Bar Theory, Fifth International Conference on Innovative Computing Technology, 2015, 10.1109/INTECH.2015.7173481
  • System Optimization: Image Reconstruction and Imaging Configuration Optimization with a Multi-Beam Parallel Digital Breast Tomosynthesis System, Digital Tomosynthesis: Benefits, Clinical Uses and Limitations, 2016
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Preventing Discrimination & Harassment: Employees V2.3
  • Title IX: Preventing Sexual Misconduct for Faculty and Staff – "Responsible Employee" Edition

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Gulf Coast Science Building (SB) 3D 105G

Gulf Park


Areas of Expertise

Natural Language Processing, undergraduate teaching