An algorithm that can accurately gauge heart rate by measuring tiny head movements in video data could ultimately help diagnose cardiac disease.
The entry deadline for the annual Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Prize in the Visual Arts is Monday, March 31. Three prizes and an honorable mention ($1,500, $900, $600 and $200) will be awarded to registered MIT students based on a body of work.
Artists must submit at least three pieces of original work, or one piece of original work and visual representations of other originals (slides, photographic prints, etc); a written personal statement on the artist's intent as it pertains to his or her works and art in general; and a completed application form (available in rooms W20-429 and E15-205). Materials should be brought to the Student Art Association in Room W20-429, which is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Winning entries will be displayed in the Wiesner Student Art Gallery from May 12 to June 27. For more information, call 253-7019.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on March 12, 2003.