Definition of informatics in English:

informatics

Syllabification: in·for·mat·ics
Pronunciation: /ˌinfərˈmatiks
 
/

noun

[treated as singular] Computing
  • The science of processing data for storage and retrieval; information science.
    More 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.

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