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Tom Briggs
Assistant Professor 

Primary Role:Alumnus

Secondary Role: Ph.D. Alumnus

Graduation date: December 2008
Shippensburg State University

Department: Computer Science
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Biography: My research interests are primarily: Computer Architecture, Data Mining, Machine Learning, and Operating Systems.

I hold an MS and BS in Computer Science from SU, and am currently pursuing a PhD in Computer Science from UMBC. I am a member of two valuable professional organizations: ACM and IEEE, and encourage students (and others) to become members and particpate with these groups. I am the faculty advisor for the Shippensburg chapter of UPE and for the Cutter project.


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2 Refereed Publications


1. Tom Briggs, "Constraint Generation and Reasoning in OWL", PhdThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, November 2008, 3091 downloads.


2. Tom Briggs et al., "Discovering Domain-Specific Composite Kernels", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Twentieth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Seventeenth Annual Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial intelligence, July 2005, 1363 downloads.