Informatics vs. Informatician - What's the difference?

Wikipedia

  • Informatics

    Informatics is a branch of information engineering. It involves the practice of information processing and the engineering of information systems, and as an academic field it is an applied form of information science. The field considers the interaction between humans and information alongside the construction of interfaces, organisations, technologies and systems. As such, the field of informatics has great breadth and encompasses many subspecialties, including disciplines of computer science, information systems, information technology and statistics. Since the advent of computers, individuals and organizations increasingly process information digitally. This has led to the study of informatics with computational, mathematical, biological, cognitive and social aspects, including study of the social impact of information technologies.

Wiktionary

  • Informatics (noun)

    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.

  • Informatician (noun)

    Someone who practices informatics.

Oxford Dictionary

  • Informatician (noun)

    A person who is skilled in or knowledgeable about informatics.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Informatics (noun)

    the sciences concerned with gathering and manipulating and storing and retrieving and classifying recorded information

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