4 Symbols and abbreviations

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

ACR American College of Radiology

ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange

ANSI American National Standards Institute

API Application Programming Interface

BCID Baseline Context Group Identifier

CID Context ID

DCID Defined Context Group Identifier

DCMR DICOM Content Mapping Resource

DICOM Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine

DSDL Document Schema Definition Languages

IEC International Electrotechnical Commission

IOD Information Object Definition

IANA Internet Assigned Numbers Authority

ISO International Standards Organization

LUT Lookup Table

MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions

NEMA National Electrical Manufacturers Association

OID Object Identifier (ISO 8824)

ROI Region of interest

SOP Service-Object Pair

SR Structured Reporting

UID Unique Identifier

UUID Universal Unique Identifier (ISO/IEC 11578)

URL/URI Uniform Resource Locator / Identifier

VM Value Multiplicity

VR Value Representation

WSDL Web Services Description Language

XSD XML Schema Definition

XML eXtensible Markup Language

XPath XML Path Language