Definitions for "Application Profile"
is a subset of the DICOM Standards which explicitly prescribes the content and format of storing medical images onto physical transportable media. It is specific for each imaging modality and categories of image matrix size or system capabilities.
Application profiles are "... schemas which consist of data elements drawn from one or more namespaces, combined together by implementors, and optimised for a particular local application".See "Application profiles: mixing and matching metadata schemas", Rachel Heery and Manjula Patel, Ariadne, issue 25. See also Renardus Application Profile and Bath Profile.
an assemblage of metadata elements selected from one or more metadata schemas and combined in a compound schema
a predefined set of features that a SPIFF file reader must support to be able to interpret the contents of a SPIFF file
Application protocols required for a specified task or industry sector.