Definition of informatics in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌinfərˈmadiks/

plural noun

[treated as singular] Computing
The science of processing data for storage and retrieval; information science.
Example sentences
  • Neural networks are popular in computer science, business informatics, as well as statistics and neurology.
  • In the context of biological informatics, metadata is an interoperability issue.
  • His current research interests extend to bioinformatics, health informatics and smart Internet technologies.


1960s: from information + -ics, translating Russian informatika.

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Syllabification: in·for·mat·ics

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