Thomas Ellman

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Professor Ellman has done research in artificial intelligence, machine learning, problem reformulation, computer-aided design and automated software engineering. His research is currently focused on methodologies and software tools for designing computer games. Tom teaches introductory and intermediate Computer Science courses (CMPU-101, CMPU-102 and CMPU-203) as well as upper-level courses in Graphics (CMPU-378), Animation (CMPU-379) and Game Design (CMPU-389).

BA, Wesleyan University; MS, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University in the City of New York
At Vassar since 1998


Sanders Physics
Box 533

Research and Academic Interests

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Problem Reformulation
Computer-Aided Design
Automated Software Engineering

Departments and Programs


CMPU 378 Graphics
MEDS 250 Exploratory Media Practices


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