informatics

[ in-fer-mat-iks ]
/ ˌɪn fərˈmæt ɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the study of information processing; computer science.

Origin of informatics

translation of Russian informátika (1966); see information, -ics
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Examples from the Web for informatics

  • Scott McKinney, the lead author of the study, is the informatics manager at Massachusetts General Hospital sleep laboratory.

    Why You Wake Up At Night|Casey Schwartz|March 10, 2011|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for informatics

informatics

/ (ˌɪnfəˈmætɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) another term for information science

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