What is stopping point?

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Root Cause - Application
... effect is followed from a known end-state, back to an origin or starting point, root causes are found ... the analysis' frame of reference that determines where the stopping point ought to be ... frame of reference, then factor may represent a valid stopping point ...

Famous quotes containing the words point and/or stopping:

    God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.
    Alfred Jarry (1873–1907)

    A bill... is the most extraordinary locomotive engine that the genius of man ever produced. It would keep on running during the longest lifetime, without ever once stopping of its own accord.
    Charles Dickens (1812–1870)