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Definition:
The collection, classification, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of recorded knowledge. – merriam-webster.com

What they do:
Informatics uses computing to solve the big problems: privacy, security, healthcare, education, poverty, and challenges in our environment. All Informatics applications are computer-based. Those applications are enhanced with tools and techniques from fields such as communication, mathematics, multimedia, and human-computer interaction design. Informatics differs from computer science and computer engineering because of its strong focus on the human use of computing. – iupui.edu

School Subjects:
Mathematics
Language of Learning and Teaching

DID YOU KNOW?
The first professional informatics organisation was started in 1949 – even before computers gained widespread acceptance (although computers did exist). Gustav Wagner founded a professional organisation in Germany, and from there it spread?

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