Founded in 1972, Laboratoire d'informatique pour la mécanique et les sciences de l'ingénieur (LIMSI - Computer Science Laboratory for Mechanics and Engineering Sciences) is a CNRS laboratory associated with the Paris-VI and Paris-Sud-XI Universities. LIMSI is located in Orsay (south of Paris) on the campus of the University of Paris-Sud. It is a body of approximately 180 people: tenured researchers and professors, engineers, technicians, administrative staff, and PhD students. The laboratory occupies three buildings of the University of Paris-Sud campus in Orsay (buildings 502bis, 508 and 512). The main research topics of the laboratory are: fluid mechanics, transfers and energetics, natural language processing, speech processing, image processing, computer-mediated interface, and virtual reality.
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