Flowchart Example: Selection Sort

Description:

A flowchart is particularly useful in representing a function or algorithm. As in this flowchart example, various flow chart shapes are used in representing the elements that form a formulae - selection sort.

This simple flowchart example and template can be edited with Visual Paradigm Online, an online diagramming software. Click Use this Template to edit this flowchart template, or click Create Blank to create a new one.

What is Flowchart?

A flowchart is a pictorial representation of an algorithm, process or workflow. In a flowchart, steps and decision points are represented by simple shapes like rectangle, oval, etc. The purpose of flowcharts is to communicate process improvement ideas and help troubleshooting problems. Because the shapes are simple and visual, flowcharts can be understood by anyone without difficulty.

How to draw Flowchart?

  1. Describe the process in a one-line statement.
  2. Start with the 'trigger' event that initiates the process.
  3. Note each successive action in concise terms, avoiding ambiguous descriptions.
  4. Continue describing each event, action, or decision as it occurs in sequence, until the process is concluded (a 'target' point).

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