Once processes become complicated you might end up in a situation where you cannot reach the goal of the process. This typically when rules are too stick or the graph too large, leading to a dead-end, also referred to in academia as a dead- or live-lock.
The APP Store contains an application, Dead-end analysis, which can be used to detect if such a situation can occur in your graph.
This will open the App Store which will show applications available to be used from within the DCRGraphs.net portal.
App Store - applications
Once the application has been enabled you can analyze graphs using this application. Two public graphs are available:
- DCR Dead-end initially
- DCR Dead-end after first step
Using the second graph we can analyse as outlined below:
Detect a Dead-end