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Carnegie Mellon University

What Makes Paris Look Like Paris?

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.

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