DICOM PS3.8 2019b - Network Communication Support for Message Exchange

1 Scope and Field of Application

The Communication Protocols specified in this Part of PS3 closely fit the ISO Open Systems Interconnection Basic Reference Model (ISO 7498-1, see Figure 1-1). They relate to the following layers: Physical, Data Link, Network, Transport, Session, Presentation and the Association Control Services (ACSE) of the Application layer. The communication protocols specified by this Part are general purpose communication protocols (TCP/IP) and not specific to this Standard. The other aspects of the Application Layer protocols are addressed in other parts of this Standard as discussed in PS3.1 “PS3.1”.

ISO OSI Basic Reference Model

Figure 1-1. ISO OSI Basic Reference Model


DICOM PS3.8 2019b - Network Communication Support for Message Exchange