DICOM PS3.7 2019a - Message Exchange

3 Definitions

For the purposes of this Standard the following definitions apply.

3.1 Reference Model Definitions

This Part of the Standard is based on the concepts developed in [ISO 7498-1] and makes use of the following terms defined in it:

ApplicationEntity

See [ISO 7498-1].

Application Process

See [ISO 7498-1].

Protocol

See [ISO 7498-1].

Protocol Data Unit

See [ISO 7498-1].

Service

See [ISO 7498-1].

Transfer Syntax

See [ISO 7498-1].

3.2 Service Conventions Definitions

This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in [ISO/TR 8509]:

Service Provider

See [ISO/TR 8509].

Service User

See [ISO/TR 8509].

Confirmed Service

See [ISO/TR 8509].

Non-confirmed Service

See [ISO/TR 8509].

Primitive

See [ISO/TR 8509].

Request (Primitive)

See [ISO/TR 8509].

Indication (Primitive)

See [ISO/TR 8509].

Response (Primitive)

See [ISO/TR 8509].

Confirm (Primitive)

See [ISO/TR 8509].

3.3 Presentation Service Definitions

This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in [ISO 8822]:

Abstract Syntax

See [ISO 8822].

Abstract Syntax Name

See [ISO 8822].

Presentation Context

See [ISO 8822].

Presentation Data Value

See [ISO 8822].

3.4 ACSE Service Definitions

This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in [ISO 8649]:

Association

See [ISO 8649].

Application Context

See [ISO 8649].

Association Control Service Element (ACSE)

See [ISO 8649].

Association Initiator

See [ISO 8649].

3.5 CMIS Service Definitions

This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in [ISO/IEC 9595]:

Functional Unit

See [ISO/IEC 9595].

Kernel Functional Unit

See [ISO/IEC 9595].

3.6 DICOM Introduction and Overview Definitions

This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in PS3.1:

Attribute

Attribute.

Command

Command.

Command Stream

Command Stream.

Data Stream

Data Stream.

Message

Message.

Service-Object Pair Class (SOP Class)

Service-Object Pair Class (SOP Class).

3.7 DICOM Upper Layer Service Definitions

This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in PS3.8:

DICOM Upper Layer Service

DICOM Upper Layer Service.

3.8 DICOM Service Class Definitions

This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in PS3.4:

Service Class

Service Class.

Service Class User (SCU)

Service Class User (SCU).

Service Class Provider (SCP)

Service Class Provider (SCP).

Service-Object Pair Instance (SOP Instance)

Service-Object Pair Instance (SOP Instance).

Related General SOP Class

Related General SOP Class.

3.9 DICOM Data Structures and Encoding Definitions

This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in PS3.5:

Data Element

Data Element.

Data Set

Data Set.

Unique Identifier (UID)

Unique Identifier (UID).

3.10 DICOM Message Exchange Definitions

The following definitions are commonly used in this Part of the Standard:

DICOM Message Service Element (DIMSE)

The particular Application Service Element defined in this Part of the DICOM Standard.

DIMSE-C Services

A subset of the DIMSE services that supports operations on Composite SOP Instances related to composite Information Object Definitions with peer DIMSE Service Users.

DIMSE-N Services

A subset of the DIMSE services that supports operations and notifications on Normalized SOP Instances related to Normalized Information Object Definitions with peer DIMSE Service Users.

DIMSE Service Group (DSG)

A specific set of one or more DIMSE Services that define the operations and/or notifications that can be performed on a data structure.

DIMSE Service Provider

An abstraction of the totality of those entities that provide DIMSE services to peer DIMSE Service Users.

DIMSE Service User

That part of an Application Entity that makes use of the DICOM Message Service Element.

Extended Negotiation

Exchange of application information by peer DICOM AEs at Association establishment, defined by specific Service Class specifications.

Implementation Class UID

The unique identifier of a specific class of implementation.

Invoking DIMSE Service User

The DIMSE Service User that invokes a DIMSE operation or notification.

Performing DIMSE Service User

The DIMSE Service User that performs a DIMSE operation or notification invoked by a peer DIMSE Service User.

DICOM PS3.7 2019a - Message Exchange