What Makes Paris Look Like Paris? (image) Carnegie Mellon University Caption What details in an ordinary street scene can help identify the city it is in? Software developed by Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed software that can automatically identify elements, such as the emblematic street signs, balustrade window and balcony supports indicative of Paris in the upper photos, and the neoclassical entryway, Victorian window and cast iron railings indicative of London in the lower photos. Credit Carnegie Mellon University Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.