An algorithm that can accurately gauge heart rate by measuring tiny head movements in video data could ultimately help diagnose cardiac disease.
The MIT Office of the Arts is now accepting applications for the 1996-97 List Foundation Fellowship Program, which annually awards up to $5,000 to one undergraduate and one graduate student of color in support of a year-long project in the performing, visual or literary arts.
List Foundation Fellowships are available to students of color who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Applications are due by Wednesday, Oct. 30.
The Fellowship was established by the Albert A. List Foundation, Inc., to promote artistic expression and cultural affirmation and understanding by supporting students of color in the exploration of either traditional or non-traditional art forms. For more information or application forms, contact Holly Kosisky, x3-8631 or
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on September 11, 1996.