Definition of Information science

1. Noun. The sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information.

Exact synonyms: Informatics, Information Processing, Ip
Generic synonyms: Science, Scientific Discipline
Terms within: Computer Science, Computing
Specialized synonyms: Human Language Technology, Natural Language Processing, Nlp, Cybernetics
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Definition of Information science

1. Noun. (context: applied science) A broad and interdisciplinary science that deals with the gathering, classification, storage, manipulation, retrieval and analysis of information as an organized resource. ¹

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Medical Definition of Information science

1. The field of knowledge, theory, and technology dealing with the collection of facts and figures, and the processes and methods involved in their manipulation, storage, dissemination, publication, and retrieval. It includes the fields of communication, publishing, library science and informatics. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Information Science

information bulletin
information centres
information entropy
information gathering
information integrity
information management
information market
information measure
information model
information modeling
information overload
information processing
information processing system
information retrieval
information return
information science (current term)
information sciences
information security
information services
information space
information storage and retrieval
information superhighway
information symmetry
information system
information systems
information technology
information theory
information velocity
information warfare

Literary usage of Information science

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1. Internet Costs & Cost Models for Public Libraries: Final Report by Charles R. McClure (1996)
"McClure's research activities have won a number of national awards from the American Library Association, the Association of Library and information science ..."

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