Meaning of informatics in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɪnfəˈmatɪks/

Translate informatics into Spanish

plural noun

treated as singular
  • The science of processing data for storage and retrieval; information science.

    ‘Neural networks are popular in computer science, business informatics, as well as statistics and neurology.’
    • ‘In the context of biological informatics, metadata is an interoperability issue.’
    • ‘His current research interests extend to bioinformatics, health informatics and smart Internet technologies.’
    • ‘His areas of expertise include medical informatics, software engineering, and human factors.’
    • ‘The biggest obstacle to the advance of medical informatics isn't the technology, it's the entrenched institutional resistance.’


1960s from information+ -ics, translating Russian informatika.