4 Symbols and abbreviations

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

ACR American College of Radiology

ACSE Association Control Service Element

ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange

AE Application Entity

ANSI American National Standards Institute

CEN TC251 Comite Europeen de Normalisation - Technical Committee 251 - Medical Informatics

CMIS Common Management Information Service

CMISE Common Management Information Service Element

DICOM Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine

DIMSE DICOM Message Service Element

DIMSE-C DICOM Message Service Element - Composite

DIMSE-N DICOM Message Service Element - Normalized

HL7 Health Level 7

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

ISO International Standards Organization

JIRA Japan Industries Association of Radiological Systems

NEMA National Electrical Manufacturers Association

OSI Open Systems Interconnection

PDU Protocol Data Unit

PDV Protocol Data Value

SOP Service-Object Pair

TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

VM Value Multiplicity

VR Value Representation

UID Unique Identifier

UL Upper Layers