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What Makes Paris Look Like Paris? Carnegie Mellon Software Finds Stylistic Core


August 7, 2012

image of a street indicative of Paris Paris is one of those cities that has a look all its own, something that goes beyond landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower or Notre Dame. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and INRIA/Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris have developed visual data mining software that can automatically detect these sometimes subtle features, such as street signs, streetlamps and balcony railings, that give Paris and other cities a distinctive look. Full Story

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