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花花酱 LeetCode 1326. Minimum Number of Taps to Open to Water a Garden

There is a one-dimensional garden on the x-axis. The garden starts at the point 0 and ends at the point n. (i.e The length of the garden is n).

There are n + 1 taps located at points [0, 1, ..., n] in the garden.

Given an integer n and an integer array ranges of length n + 1 where ranges[i] (0-indexed) means the i-th tap can water the area [i - ranges[i], i + ranges[i]] if it was open.

Return the minimum number of taps that should be open to water the whole garden, If the garden cannot be watered return -1.

Example 1:

Input: n = 5, ranges = [3,4,1,1,0,0]
Output: 1
Explanation: The tap at point 0 can cover the interval [-3,3]
The tap at point 1 can cover the interval [-3,5]
The tap at point 2 can cover the interval [1,3]
The tap at point 3 can cover the interval [2,4]
The tap at point 4 can cover the interval [4,4]
The tap at point 5 can cover the interval [5,5]
Opening Only the second tap will water the whole garden [0,5]

Example 2:

Input: n = 3, ranges = [0,0,0,0]
Output: -1
Explanation: Even if you activate all the four taps you cannot water the whole garden.

Example 3:

Input: n = 7, ranges = [1,2,1,0,2,1,0,1]
Output: 3

Example 4:

Input: n = 8, ranges = [4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4]
Output: 2

Example 5:

Input: n = 8, ranges = [4,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,4]
Output: 1

Constraints:

  • 1 <= n <= 10^4
  • ranges.length == n + 1
  • 0 <= ranges[i] <= 100

Solution 1: Greedy

Reduce to 1024. Video Stitching

Time complexity: O(nlogn)
Space complexity: O(n)

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Solution 2: Greedy

Reduce to 45. Jump Game II

Time complexity: O(n)
Space complexity: O(n)

C++

花花酱 LeetCode 1272. Remove Interval

Given a sorted list of disjoint intervals, each interval intervals[i] = [a, b] represents the set of real numbers x such that a <= x < b.

We remove the intersections between any interval in intervals and the interval toBeRemoved.

Return a sorted list of intervals after all such removals.

Example 1:

Input: intervals = [[0,2],[3,4],[5,7]], toBeRemoved = [1,6]
Output: [[0,1],[6,7]]

Example 2:

Input: intervals = [[0,5]], toBeRemoved = [2,3]
Output: [[0,2],[3,5]]

Constraints:

  • 1 <= intervals.length <= 10^4
  • -10^9 <= intervals[i][0] < intervals[i][1] <= 10^9

Solution: Geometry

Time complexity: O(n)
Space complexity: O(n)

C++

花花酱 LeetCode 1266. Minimum Time Visiting All Points

On a plane there are n points with integer coordinates points[i] = [xi, yi]. Your task is to find the minimum time in seconds to visit all points.

You can move according to the next rules:

  • In one second always you can either move vertically, horizontally by one unit or diagonally (it means to move one unit vertically and one unit horizontally in one second).
  • You have to visit the points in the same order as they appear in the array.

Example 1:

Input: points = [[1,1],[3,4],[-1,0]]
Output: 7
Explanation: One optimal path is [1,1] -> [2,2] -> [3,3] -> [3,4] -> [2,3] -> [1,2] -> [0,1] -> [-1,0]   
Time from [1,1] to [3,4] = 3 seconds 
Time from [3,4] to [-1,0] = 4 seconds
Total time = 7 seconds

Example 2:

Input: points = [[3,2],[-2,2]]
Output: 5

Constraints:

  • points.length == n
  • 1 <= n <= 100
  • points[i].length == 2
  • -1000 <= points[i][0], points[i][1] <= 1000

Solution: Geometry + Greedy

dx = abs(x1 – x2)
dy = abs(y1 – y2)

go diagonally first for min(dx, dy) steps, and then go straight line for abs(dx – dy) steps.

Time complexity: O(n)
Space complexity: O(1)

C++

花花酱 LeetCode 391. Perfect Rectangle

Given N axis-aligned rectangles where N > 0, determine if they all together form an exact cover of a rectangular region.

Each rectangle is represented as a bottom-left point and a top-right point. For example, a unit square is represented as [1,1,2,2]. (coordinate of bottom-left point is (1, 1) and top-right point is (2, 2)).

Example 1:

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Example 3:

Example 4:

Solution: Counting corner points

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花花酱 LeetCode 986. Interval List Intersections

Given two lists of closed intervals, each list of intervals is pairwise disjoint and in sorted order.

Return the intersection of these two interval lists.

(Formally, a closed interval [a, b] (with a <= b) denotes the set of real numbers x with a <= x <= b.  The intersection of two closed intervals is a set of real numbers that is either empty, or can be represented as a closed interval.  For example, the intersection of [1, 3] and [2, 4] is [2, 3].)

Example 1:

Input: A = [[0,2],[5,10],[13,23],[24,25]], B = [[1,5],[8,12],[15,24],[25,26]]
Output: [[1,2],[5,5],[8,10],[15,23],[24,24],[25,25]]
Reminder: The inputs and the desired output are lists of Interval objects, and not arrays or lists.

Note:

  1. 0 <= A.length < 1000
  2. 0 <= B.length < 1000
  3. 0 <= A[i].start, A[i].end, B[i].start, B[i].end < 10^9

Solution: Two pointers

Time complexity: O(m + n)
Space complexity: O(1)

C++

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