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information science

n.
The science that is concerned with the gathering, manipulation, classification, storage, and retrieval of recorded knowledge.

information science

n
(Computer Science) the science of the collection, evaluation, organization, and dissemination of information, often employing computers

informa′tion sci`ence


n.
the study, collection, and management of information, using esp. computer storage and retrieval.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.information science - the sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded informationinformation science - the sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
human language technology, natural language processing, NLP - the branch of information science that deals with natural language information
cybernetics - (biology) the field of science concerned with processes of communication and control (especially the comparison of these processes in biological and artificial systems)
queue - (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted
Translations

information science

nscienza dell'informazione
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