Year: 2020 | Month: June | Volume 8 | Issue 1
Informatics: Foundation, Nature, Types and Allied areas—An Educational &Analytical Investigation
Informatics is an emerging subject that concern with both Information Technology and Management Science. It is very close to Information Science, Information Systems, Information Technology rather Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Application, etc. The term Informatics widely used as an alternative to Information Science and IT in many countries. Apart from the IT and Computing stream, the field ‘Informatics’ also available in the Departments, Units, etc. viz. Management Sciences, Health Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, etc., based on nature of the Informatics. Informatics can be seen as a technology based or also as a domain or field specific depending upon nature and thus it is emerging as an Interdisciplinary Sciences. There are few dimensions of Informatics that can be noted viz. Bio Sciences, Pure & Mathematical Sciences, Social Sciences, Management Sciences, Legal & Educational Sciences, etc. This is a conceptual paper deals with the academic investigation in respect of the Informatics branch; both in internationally and in India.
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