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

AP Application Profile

ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange

AE Application Entity

ANSI American National Standards Institute

BD Blu-ray Disc TM (that is a trademark of Blu-ray Disc TM Association)

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

CF Compact Flash card

DICOM Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine

DVD A trademark of the DVD Forum that is not an abbreviation

FSC File-set Creator

FSR File-set Reader

FSU File-set Updater

HL7 Health Level 7

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IETF Internet Engineering Taskforce

IS&C Image Save and Carry

ISO International Standards Organization

ID Identifier

IOD Information Object Definition

JIRA Japan Industries Association of Radiological Systems

MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension

MMC Multimedia Card

NEMA National Electrical Manufacturers Association

OSI Open Systems Interconnection

RFC Request for Comments

SD Secure Digital card

SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

SOP Service-Object Pair

TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

UDF Universal Disk Format

UID Unique Identifier

USB Universal Serial Bus

VR Value Representation