DICOM PS3.1 2013 - Introduction and Overview

DICOM Standards Committee

Table of Contents

Notice and Disclaimer
The DICOM Standard
Current Direction
1. Scope and Field of Application
2. Normative References
3. Definitions
4. Symbols and Abbreviations
5. Goals of The DICOM Standard
6. Overview of The Content of The DICOM Standard
6.1. Document Structure
6.2. PS3.2: Conformance
6.3. PS3.3: Information Object Definitions
6.4. PS3.4: Service Class Specifications
6.5. PS3.5: Data Structure and Semantics
6.6. PS3.6: Data Dictionary
6.7. PS3.7: Message Exchange
6.8. PS3.8: Network Communication Support For Message Exchange
6.9. PS3.9: Retired (formerly Point-to-point Communication Support For Message Exchange)
6.10. PS3.10 Media Storage and File Format
6.11. PS3.11: Media Storage Application Profiles
6.12. PS3.12: Storage Functions and Media Formats For Data Interchange
6.13. PS3.13: Retired (formerly Print Management Point-to-point Communication Support)
6.14. PS3.14: Grayscale Standard Display Function
6.15. PS3.15: Security and System Management Profiles
6.16. PS3.16: Content Mapping Resource
6.17. PS3.17: Explanatory Information
6.18. PS3.18: Web Services
6.19. PS3.19: Application Hosting
6.20. PS3.20: Transformation of DICOM to and From HL7 Standards
7. Referencing The DICOM Standard

List of Figures

5-1. General Communication Model
6.2-1. Construction Process for a Network Conformance Claim
6.2-2. Construction Process for a Media Conformance Claim
6.10-1. DICOM Media Communication Model
6.11-1. Relationship Between an Application Profile and Parts of DICOM
6.19-1. Interface Between a Hosted Application and a Hosting System
6.19-2. Illustration of Platform Independence via the Hosted Application