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Informatics is the study of computational systems. According to the ACM Europe Council and Informatics Europe, informatics is synonymous with computer science and computing as a profession, in which the central notion is transformation of information. In other countries, the term "informatics" is used with a different meaning in the context of library science, in which case it is synonymous with data storage and retrieval.

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Organizations relating to Informatics

WorldCALL / Valencia, Spain
Access Now / New York NY, USA / Est. 2009
International Rough Set Society
Global Diagnostic Imaging, Healthcare IT, and Radiation Therapy Trade Association / Brussels, Belgium
Arab Union of Information Technology / Cairo, Egypt
International Compumag Society / Southampton, UK / Est. 1993
Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation / Petaling Jaya, Malaysia / Est. 1984
European Association for Computer Science Logic / Dortmund, Germany / Est. 1992
International Association for Computing and Philosophy / Lower Hutt, New Zealand / Est. 2004
World Federation on Soft Computing / London, UK
European Association for Theoretical Computer Science / Camerino, Italy / Est. 1972
European Association for Programming Languages and Systems / London, UK / Est. 1996
Asian Federation of Computer Vision Societies / Seoul, Korea Rep
Asian Association for Foundation of Software / Singapore, Singapore
Society for Bioinformatics in the Nordic Countries / Solna, Sweden
International Network for Information Technology in Agriculture / Bonn, Germany
European Association for e-Identity and Security / Stratford-upon-Avon, UK / Est. 1987
International Society for Adaptive Behavior / Odense, Denmark
European Association of Software Science and Technology / Leicester, UK
Arab Computer Society
Association of Logic Programming / Stony Brook NY, USA / Est. 1986
International Association for Computer and Information Science / Mount Pleasant MI, USA
Informatics Europe / Zurich, Switzerland
Sociedad Iberoamericana de Bioinformatica / Santiago, Chile / Est. 2009
Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design / Est. 2001
European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2012
Digital Television Action Group / Geneva, Switzerland
Asian Group for Civil Engineering Informatics / Suita, Japan / Est. 2012
Inside Industry Association / Eindhoven, Netherlands / Est. 2004
Smart City Business America Institute / Sao Paulo, Brazil / Est. 2013
Nordic and Baltic GeoGebra Network / Reykjavik, Iceland
International B Conference Steering Committee / Nantes, France / Est. 1997
Arab Information and Communication Technologies Organization / Tunis, Tunisia / Est. 2001
Regional Information Technology and Software Engineering Centre / Cairo, Egypt
IST-Africa / Dublin, Ireland / Est. 2005
United Nations Group on the Information Society / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2006
United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society / Macau, Macau / Est. 1989
European Institute for Computer Anti-Virus Research / Neubiberg, Germany / Est. 1991
UNESCO Office, Cairo - Regional Bureau for Sciences in the Arab States / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 1947
Caribbean Knowledge Management Centre / Port-of-Spain, Trinidad-Tobago / Est. 1977
INFOYOUTH - Worldwide Information Network on Youth Related Issues / Paris, France / Est. 1992
International Software Testing Qualifications Board / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2002
Instituto Latinoamericano de Alta Tecnologia, Informatica y Derecho / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1987
Drupal Association / Kortrijk, Belgium / Est. 2006
Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering / Ghent, Belgium
International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks / Santiago, Chile / Est. 1986
International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 2005
International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries / Corfu, Greece / Est. 1997
Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development / Incheon, Korea Rep / Est. 2006
e-Infrastructure Reflection Group / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 2003

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World Problems relating to Informatics

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Computer viruses
Computer-based crime
Non-compliance of computer equipment to Year 2000 transition
Dependence on information technology
Internet traffic congestion
Vulnerability of high technology systems
Electronic waste
Health hazards of computer monitor screens
Computer pornography
Excessive dependence on computer models of complex system behaviour
Computer piracy
Unreliability of computer software
Unauthorized access to computer information systems
Abuse of computer systems
Failure of computer billing
Computer stress

Action Strategies relating to Informatics

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Using information technology for education
Promoting digital literacy
Capturing archival materials using digital imaging
Creating bioinformatics
Developing medical informatics
Developing software
Using computers in education
Expanding use of information technology for law
Promoting computer language
Reducing amount of electronic scrap
Using optical telecommunication technology
Globalizing information flow
Developing electronic commerce
Using information technology
Sharing information technology for sustainable development
Fostering regional cooperation on specialized information services
Expanding electronic libraries
Developing internet
Using computer-aided design
Developing smart communities
Designing software
Designing adaptive information technologies
Providing government information on the internet
Developing computer law
Developing an integrated global observing strategy

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