Speech And Language Laboratory (CNRS)
The National Centre for Scientific Research (French: Centre national de la recherche scientifique or CNRS) is the largest governmental research organisation in France and the largest fundamental science agency in Europe. It employs 26,000 permanent employees (researchers, engineers, and administrative staff) and 6,000 temporary workers.
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