4 Symbols and Abbreviations

The following symbols and abbreviations are used in this Part of the Standard.

ACC American College of Cardiology

ACR American College of Radiology

ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange

AE Application Entity

ANSI American National Standards Institute

CEN/TC/251 Comite Europeen de Normalisation - Technical Committee 251 - Medical Informatics

DICOM Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine

FSC File-set Creator

FSR File-set Reader

FSU File-set Updater

HL7 Health Level 7

HTML Hypertext Transfer Markup Language

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

ISO International Standards Organization

ID Identifier

IOD Information Object Definition

JIRA Japan Industries Association of Radiological Systems

MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions

NEMA National Electrical Manufacturers Association

OSI Open Systems Interconnection

SOP Service-Object Pair

TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

UID Unique Identifier

VR Value Representation

XML Extensible Markup Language