DCP-60: Holloween Party Back to All Problems

Hard Graph Theory > Breadth First Search/Depth First Search


Festive season is going on in the city of “Kam kaj nai” . Though most of the people in the city of kam kaj nai aren’t serious about their work and their main motivation of living is do a party in every day . Torongo being most sincere person in the city of “kam kaj nai” never wants to take day off for this unnecessary parties . But he is also very kind never wants to hard anyone of the city of “kam kaj nai” . Torongo’s house located at cell ( 0 , 0 ) in the gird wise representation of city of “kam kaj nai” and his office located at cell( n – 1 , m – 1 ) . Inorder to go on cell to another cell torongo needs to visit one of 4 adjacent cell ( Right , Left , Up , Down ) from is current cell . Today people of the city “kam kaj nai” celebrating Holloween party in their house so there is a dress code to attain the party . If currently torongo at ( x1 , y1 ) position and his next destination is ( x2 , y2 ) position then 1. If DressCode( x1 , y1 ) == DressCode( x2 , y2 ) torongo can go to ( x2 , y2 ) position without changing his dress. 2. If DressCode( x1 , y1 ) != DressCode( x2 , y2 ) torongo can’t go to ( x2 , y2 ) position without changing his dress. In this problem you need to minimum number of dress torongo need to change to go his office ( n – 1 , m – 1 ) ( where n is row number and m is column number ) from his house ( 0 , 0 ) . Input: ------ The first line consists of an integer **t ( t <= 15 )** , the number of test cases. For each test case, the first line consists of two integers n and m **( 1 <= n , m <= 1000 )** representing the order of the rectangular city of **“kam kaj nai”** followed by R strings representing the map of the rectangular city of **“kam kaj nai”** . Output: ------- For each test case, print a line **“Case x: y”** where x is replaced by the test case number and y minimum number of times torongo need to change his dress . Sample Input ------------ 2 2 2 11 11 2 3 123 456 Sample Output ------------- Case 1: 0 Case 2: 3


Problem Setter:

Shakil Ahmed

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Problem Limits

Language Time Limit (seconds)
C 2.50
C++ 2.50
C++14 2.50
C# 4.00
Go 4.00
Java 4.00
JavaScript 4.00
Objective-C 4.00
Perl 4.00
PHP 4.00
Python 4.00
Python3 4.00
Ruby 4.00
VB.Net 4.00

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# User Language Timing
01 feodorv C 0.77s
02 Morass Cpp14 1.12s
03 Sarwar05 Cpp 1.18s
04 dip_BRUR Cpp14 1.39s
05 lightlessShadO Cpp14 1.41s
06 ssavi Cpp14 1.59s
07 arsho Cpp14 1.62s
08 Durbin Cpp14 1.67s
09 KIRIN_36 Cpp14 1.73s
10 nafiz0080 Cpp14 1.76s
11 math10 Cpp14 1.80s
12 pulak_ict_mbstu Cpp 1.94s
13 mamun4122 Cpp14 2.10s
14 swapnil Cpp14 2.25s
15 seyedssz Cpp14 2.43s
16 Mahmudul_Tushar Cpp14 2.44s
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