twangal's blog

By twangal, history, 3 weeks ago, In English,

Original comment: https://codeforces.com/blog/entry/72252?#comment-587046

How to solve "2019-2020 ACM-ICPC Pacific Northwest Regional Contest" problem H pivoting point?

Particularly, there's a "p-dk.cc" in the official solution package [1]. Its logic looks much simpler than the editorial, but I don't understand why it works. Meanwhile, a bunch of submissions seem to follow the same logic. Could somebody explain it to me? In particular, what does [left] and [rep] mean?

[1] http://www.acmicpc-pacnw.org/ProblemSet/2019/editorial.zip

Read more »

 
 
 
 
  • Vote: I like it
  • 0
  • Vote: I do not like it