DICOM PS3.8 2019d - Network Communication Support for 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:

Application Entity

See [ISO 7498-1].

Application Layer

See [ISO 7498-1].

Application Process

See [ISO 7498-1].

Data Link Layer

See [ISO 7498-1].

Layer Entity

See [ISO 7498-1].

Network Layer

See [ISO 7498-1].

Physical Layer

See [ISO 7498-1].

Presentation Layer

See [ISO 7498-1].

Presentation Service

See [ISO 7498-1].

Protocol

See [ISO 7498-1].

Protocol Data Unit

See [ISO 7498-1].

Service

See [ISO 7498-1].

Service Access Point

See [ISO 7498-1].

Session Layer

See [ISO 7498-1].

Transfer Syntax

See [ISO 7498-1].

Transport Layer

See [ISO 7498-1].

Transport Protocol

See [ISO 7498-1].

Transport Connection

See [ISO 7498-1].

3.2 Naming and Addressing Definitions

This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in [ISO 7498-3]:

Calling Presentation Address

See [ISO 7498-3].

Called Presentation Address

See [ISO 7498-3].

Presentation Address

See [ISO 7498-3].

Responding Presentation Address

See [ISO 7498-3].

Called Application Entity Title

See [ISO 7498-3].

Calling Application Entity Title

See [ISO 7498-3].

3.3 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].

Confirmation (Primitive)

See [ISO/TR 8509].

3.4 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 Values

See [ISO 8822].

Transfer Syntax Name

See [ISO 8822].

3.5 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].

3.6 DICOM Introduction and Overview Definition

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

Message

Message.

3.7 DICOM Communication Support Definitions

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

DICOM Upper Layer Service

The Upper Layer protocols are related to the Session, Presentation and part of the Application Layer of the ISO reference model. These protocols provide the Upper Layer Service. This Service is a proper subset of the ACSE Service and OSI Presentation Layer Service.

3.8 DICOM Service Class Definitions

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

Service-Object Pair Instance (SOP Instance)

Service-Object Pair Instance (SOP Instance).

3.9 DICOM Data Structures and Encoding Definitions

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

Data Set

Data Set.

Unique Identifier (UID)

Unique Identifier (UID).

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