PACS mini refresher course. Local area network topologies, media, and routing.

  • Brent K. Stewart
  • Published 1992 in
    Radiographics : a review publication of the…
Picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) use local area networks (LANs) for the transfer of images and image-related data. There are several aspects of LANs that are used to describe and categorize them: topology, the media used for transmission, and the medium access control (MAC) protocols. The four basic topologies are the bus, tree, ring, and… CONTINUE READING