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Coined 1957 or shortly thereafter. information +‎ -ics, possibly influenced by automation and automatic

Noun

informatics (uncountable)

  1. (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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