Informatics

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The ambiguous word Informatics may refer to:

On the general topic of informatics

  • Informatics (academic field), an increasingly broad academic field encompassing the concepts, structure, algorithms, theories, and human behavior associated with information accessing, processing, and sharing

Subcategories of this general topic include:

  • Computer science, the study of complex systems, information and computation using applied mathematics, electrical engineering, and software engineering techniques
  • Information science, the study of the processing, management, and retrieval of information

Informatics as it relates to science

Humanistic

Educational science informatics

Library and information science informatics

Social science informatics

Natural

Chemical informatics

Earth science informatics

Health informatics

Life science informatics

Miscellaneous

Formal