Micro-Classes: A Structure for Improving Student Experience in Large Classes. Christine Alvarado, Mia Minnes, and Leo Porter. 2017. In Proceedings of the 48th ACM technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '17), ACM, New York, NY, USA.
Gender Differences in Students' Behaviors in CS Classes throughout the CS Major. Christine Alvarado, Yingjun Cao and Mia Minnes. 2017. In Proceedings of the 48th ACM technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '17), ACM, New York, NY, USA.
ERSP: A Structured CS Research Program for Early-College Students. Michael Barrow, Shelby Thomas, and Christine Alvarado. 2016. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 148-153. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2899415.2899436
New CS1 pedagogies and curriculum, the same success factors?. Christine Alvarado, Cynthia Bailey Lee, and Gary Gillespie. 2014. In Proceedings of the 45th ACM technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 379-384. DOI=10.1145/2538862.2538897 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2538862.2538897
Using targeted conferences to recruit women into computer science. Christine Alvarado and Eugene Judson. Commun. ACM 57, 3 (March 2014), 70-77. 2014. DOI=10.1145/2500883 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2500883
LogiSketch: A Free Sketch Digital Circuit Design and SimulationSystem. Christine Alvarado, Andy Kearney, Alexa Keizur, Calvin Loncaric, Miranda Parker, Jessica Peck, Kiley Sobel, Fiona Tay. In Proceedings of the Workshop on the Impact of Pen and Touch Technologies in Education (WIPTTE ’13). 2013.
Increasing women's participation in computing at Harvey Mudd College
The Effect of Task on Classification Accuracy: Using Gesture Recognition Techniques in Free-Sketch Recognition. Martin Field, Sam Gordon, Eric Peterson, Raquel Robinson, Thomas Stahovich, Christine Alvarado. Computers and Graphics, Special Issue on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling. 34(5) October 2010. (Extended version of the conference paper linked below).
Grouping Strokes into Shapes in Hand-Drawn Diagrams. Eric
Peterson, Thomas Stahovich, Eric Doi, Christine
Alvarado. In Proceedings of AAAI Conference on
Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). July 2010.
Women in CS: An Evaluation of Three Promising Practices. Christine Alvarado and Zachary Dodds. In Proceedings of SIGCSE 2010. March 10–13, 2010, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. © ACM, 2010. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in SIGCSE'10.
The Effect of Task on Classification Accuracy: Using Gesture Recognition Techniques in Free-Sketch Recognition. Martin Field, Sam Gordon, Eric Peterson, Raquel Robinson, Tom Stahovich, and Christine Alvarado. In Proc. of Eurographics Workshop on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling (SBIM). New Orleans, LA. 2009.
Evaluating a Breadth-First CS 1 for Scientists. Zach
Dodds, Ran Libeskind-Hadas, Christine Alvarado, Geoff
Kuenning. In Proceedings of SIGCSE 2008.
Properties of Real World Digital Logic Diagrams Alvarado, Christine and Lazzareschi, Michael. Proceedings of 1st International Workshop on Pen-based Learning Technologies. 2007.
Breadth-first CS 1 for Scientists: Curriculum and Assessment, Zach Dodds, Christine Alvarado, Geoff Kuenning, Ran Libeskind-Hadas. In Proc. of the 12th Annual Conference on Innovation in Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 2007). 2007.
Sketch Recognition for Digital Circuit Design in the Classroom. Alvarado, Christine. In 2007 Invited Workshop on Pen-Centric Computing Research, Brown University, March 2007.
Dynamically Constructed Bayes Nets for Multi-Domain Sketch Understanding. Alvarado, Christine; and Davis, Randall. Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2005.
Alvarado, Christine. Sketch Recognition User Interfaces: Guidelines for Design and Development. AAAI Fall Symposium on Intelligent Pen-based Interfaces, 2004. [PDF]
Oltmans, Michael; Alvarado, Christine; and Davis, Randall. ETCHA Sketches: Lessons Learned from Collecting Sketch Data. AAAI Fall Symposium on Intelligent Pen-based Interfaces, 2004. [PDF]
Teevan, Jaime; Alvarado, Christine; Ackerman, Mark S.; and
David R. The Perfect Search Engine Is Not Enough: A Study of
Orienteering Behavior in Directed Search. Proceedings of
"Women in Computer Science.: A personal journey and a campus change," Keynote presentation, UW Madison Women In Technology event, 2016
"Women in Computer Science: How I became one and why I know you will too." Keynote presentation, Qualcomm Women's Conference, 2016
"Incorporating Fresh Ideas into a Traditional Approach to Teaching AI (and Beyond)". Invited Talk, Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence (EAAI) Workshop, 2012
“Women in CS @ HMC: Three Promising Practices,” Google TechTalk. 2011 Link to presentation.
“Recognizing Users' Sketches... Without Constraining Users' Drawing Styles,” UC Riverside Colloquium 2009.
“CS1 for Scientists.” Greg Wilson, Christine Alvarado, Jennifer Campbell, Ruben Landau, Robert Sedgewick. Panel presentation at SIGCSE 2008.
“Sketch Recognition from the User's Perspective.” UC Santa Barbara Media Arts and Technology lecture.
“Sketch Recognition for Digital Circuit Design in the Classroom.” Workshop on Pen-Centric Computing Research, Brown University.
“An Introduction to Recursion.” Math and Computer Science Department, University of San Diego.
“The Challenges of Sketch Recognition.” Guest lecture, MIT Women’s Technology Program. CS for Scientists and Engineers. Christine Alvarado, Zach Dodds, Geoff Kuenning, Ran Libeskind-Hadas. Interactive version: www.cs.hmc.edu/csforall/
Christine Alvarado. “Multi-Domain Hierarchical Free-Sketch Recognition Using Graphical Models.” In Jorge, Joaquim; Samavati, Faramarz (Eds.), Sketch-based Interfaces and Modeling (19-54). Springer. 2011.
Janet Davis, Jeannie Albrecht, Christine Alvarado, Tzu-Yi Chen, Amy Csizmar Dalal, Sohie Lee
XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students - Cryptography, 2015
Alvarado, Christine; Teevan, Jaime; Ackerman, Mark S.; and Karger,
Surviving the Information Explosion: How People Find Their
MIT Artificial Laboratory Technical Report, April 2003.