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A flowchart is the graphical representation with which all the steps of a process can be followed. This can be the program flow chart (PAP) of a specific application or a communication process.

The program flow control, also known as flowchart, is done by graphical symbols with standardized symbols, which are defined in DIN 66001, and which are supplemented by corresponding textual explanations.

Simple flow chart of a communication link with data transmission

Simple flow chart of a communication link with data transmission

The flow chart illustrates both complicated organizational relationships and program-technical structures and facilitates programming and program optimization.

In communication, flowcharts illustrate the action and reaction of the communication partners to connections or requests over time.

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