DICOM PS3.19 2019a - Application Hosting

3 Definitions

For the purposes of this Standard the following definitions apply.

3.1 Presentation Service Definitions

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

Transfer Syntax

See [ISO 8822].

Transfer Syntax Name

See [ISO 8822].

3.2 XML Infoset Definitions

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

Note

  1. The concept of an XML Attribute is quite distinct from that of a DICOM Attribute.

  2. To avoid confusion with the DICOM terms with similar names, the text of the DICOM Standard will use XML Element and XML Attribute when referring to these XML Infoset concepts. The appearance of Element or Attribute without the term XML in front of them generally refers to the DICOM concepts instead of the XML Infoset concepts.

XML Infoset

See [InfoSet].

XML Element

See [InfoSet].

XML Attribute

See [InfoSet].

3.3 DICOM Introduction and Overview Definitions

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

Attribute

Attribute.

Service-Object Pair Class (SOP Class)

Service-Object Pair Class (SOP Class).

3.4 DICOM Information Object Definition

This Part of the Standard makes use of the following term defined in PS3.3:

Attribute Tag

AttributeTag.

3.5 DICOM Data Structures and Encoding

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

Data Element

Data Element.

Data Element Tag

Data Element Tag.

Data Element Type

Data Element Type.

Data Set

Data Set.

Defined Term

Defined Term.

Enumerated Value

Enumerated Value.

Sequence of Items

Sequence of Items.

Unique Identifier (UID)

Unique Identifier (UID).

Value Multiplicity (VM)

Value Multiplicity (VM).

Value Representation (VR)

Value Representation (VR).

3.6 Codes and Controlled Terminology Definitions:

This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in PS3.16:

Baseline Context Group Identifier (BCID)

Baseline Context Group Identifier (BCID).

Defined Context Group Identifier (DCID)

Defined Context Group Identifier (DCID).

Context Group

Context Group.

Context Group Version

Context Group Version.

Context ID (CID)

Context ID (CID).

Mapping Resource

Mapping Resource.

DICOM Content Mapping Resource (DCMR)

DICOM Content Mapping Resource (DCMR).

Value Set

Value Set.

Coding Scheme

Coding Scheme.

3.7 Application Hosting Definitions

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

Application Programming Interface (API)

A set of interface methods that Hosted Applications and Hosting Systems use to communicate with each other.

Hosted Application

An application launched and controlled by a Hosting System. The Hosted Application may utilize services offered by the Hosting System.

Hosting System

The application used to launch and control Hosted Applications. The Hosting System provides a variety of services such as DICOM object retrieval and storage for the Hosted Application. The Hosting System provides the infrastructure in which the Hosted Application runs and interacts with the external environment. This includes network access, database and security.

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).

DICOM PS3.19 2019a - Application Hosting