Tom Rishel, M.S.

Tom Rishel, M.S.Instructor of Computer Science

Gulf Park Campus

Science Building 105G

Phone: 228.214.3283

M.S. Computer Science, University of Southern Mississippi
M.S. Rehabilitation Counseling Psychology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
B.S. Psychology, Millsaps College


Teaching Interests

CSC 100 - Introduction to Computing
CSC 101 - Computer Science I
CSC 102 - Computer Science II
CSC 203 - Computer Systems
CSC 204 - Computer Organization
CSC 309 - Data Structures
CSC 309 - Computers and Society
CSC 406 - Operating Systems
CSC 414 - Software Engineering I
CSC 424 - Software Engineering II

Research Interests

Natural Language Processing


Tom Rishel “An Innovative Project Structure for Teaching Software Engineering”, Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Volume 28, Number 2, Pg 232 – 237, December 2012

Tom Rishel, Louise A. Perkins, Sumanth Yenduri, Farnaz Zand “Determining the context of text using augmented latent semantic indexing” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), Volume 58, Number 14, Pg 2197-2204, December 2007.

Tom Rishel, L.A. Perkins, Sumanth Yenduri, Farnaz Zand, S.S. Iyengar "Augmentation of a term/document matrix with part-of-speech tags to improve accuracy of latent semantic analysis" , WSEAS Transactions on Computers, Volume 5, Issue 6, Pg 1361-1366, June 2006, (Extended Version).

Curriculum Vitae