Informatics definition

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Information science.
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(computing) A branch of information science and of computer science, that focuses on the study of information processing and particularly as respect to systems integration and human interactions with machine and data.
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Origin of informatics

  • informat(ion) –ics

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Coined 1957 or shortly thereafter from information +"Ž -ics; possibly influenced by automation and automatic.

    From Wiktionary