4 Symbols and abbreviations

The following symbols and abbreviations are used in this Standard.

ACR American College of Radiology

DICOM Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine

IOD Information Object Definition

ISO International Standards Organization

JIRA Japan Industries Association of Radiological Systems

NEMA National Electrical Manufacturers Association

OSI Open Systems Interconnection

TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

UID Unique Identifier

VM Value Multiplicity

VR Value Representation