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Origin of informatics

translation of Russian informátika (1966); see information, -ics Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of informatics

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

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    March 10, 2011

British Dictionary definitions for informatics


  1. (functioning as singular) another term for information science
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Word Origin and History for informatics

1967, translating Russian informatika (1966), from information; also see -ics.

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