informatics

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See also: informàtics

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Coined 1967[1] from information +‎ -ics; possibly influenced by automation and automatic. German Informatik dates from 1957, French informatique from 1962.

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informatics (uncountable)

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

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  1. ^ informatics” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.