DICOM PS3.8 2016c - Network Communication Support for Message Exchange

3 Definitions

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:

  1. application entity

  2. application layer

  3. application process

  4. data link layer

  5. layer entity

  6. network layer

  7. physical layer

  8. presentation layer

  9. presentation service

  10. protocol or layer protocol

  11. protocol data unit or layer protocol data unit

  12. service or layer service

  13. service access point

  14. session layer

  15. transfer syntax

  16. transport layer

  17. transport protocol

  18. transport connection

DICOM PS3.8 2016c - Network Communication Support for Message Exchange