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By Zlobober, 3 years ago, translation, In English,

GP of Ekateinburg has just finished. Let's discuss problems here. How to solve H?

(Russian version of the post contains my anger about statements).

 
 
 
 
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3 years ago, # |
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Problem H: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schreier%E2%80%93Sims_algorithm

Well, is it allowed to use such tasks in contests? This task is just a copy of Schreier and Sims' idea and there is zero originality. I hope authors to come up with original tasks.

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    3 years ago, # ^ |
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    And problem I — I believe it's not a good idea to try to separate MCMF and Hungarian. Both are O(n^3).

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      3 years ago, # ^ |
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      MCMF worked 0.336 seconds in my case, not even close to TL (and I believe it can be still optimized a lot, by changing long long to int etc.).

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        Interesting fact: most of the people who had issues with MCMF fitting into the time limit never have issues with long long.

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      3 years ago, # ^ |
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      Were they actually trying to separate them though? I passed with Dijkstra on Set in my Min Cost Flow. So it was even O(N^3logN).

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        3 years ago, # ^ |
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        OK maybe my implementation was bad — is O(E log E) dijkstra faster than O(V^2) in practice?

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      3 years ago, # ^ |
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      MCMF with Ford-Bellman works 0.8

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  • " If the number of points N ≥ 12, this set is divided using straight lines.
  • If the number of points N ≥ 12, then this set is divided into the set of 3 and N−3 points. "

Non-deterministic?

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where can see the problems?