Definition of informatics in English:

Share this entry

informatics

Pronunciation: /ˌɪnfəˈmatɪks/

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.

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with informatics

mathematics
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.