Positions of Large Groups

Title: Positions of Large Groups Source: leetcode.com In a string S of lowercase letters, these letters form consecutive groups of the same character. For example, a string like S = “abbxxxxzyy” has the groups “a”, “bb”, “xxxx”, “z” and “yy”. Call a group large if it has 3 or more characters. We would like the ...

N-ary Tree PreOrder Traversal

Title: N-ary Tree Preorder Traversal Source: leetcode.com Given an n-ary tree, return the preorder traversal of its nodes’ values. For example, given a 3-ary tree: Return its preorder traversal as: [1,3,5,6,2,4]. Note: Recursive solution is trivial, could you do it iteratively? You could find another explanation/ problem related to Preorder Traversal here. Java solution (Recursive) ...

Image Smoother

Title: Image SmootherSource: leetcode.com Given a 2D integer matrix M representing the gray scale of an image, you need to design a smoother to make the gray scale of each cell becomes the average gray scale (rounding down) of all the 8 surrounding cells and itself. If a cell has less than 8 surrounding cells, ...

Matrix Transpose

Title: Transpose MatrixSource: leetcode.com Code to return transpose of a matrix. Given a matrix A, return the transpose of A. The transpose of a matrix is the matrix flipped over it’s main diagonal, switching the row and column indices of the matrix. Example 1: Input: [[1,2,3],[4,5,6],[7,8,9]] Output: [[1,4,7],[2,5,8],[3,6,9]] Example 2: Input: [[1,2,3],[4,5,6]] Output: [[1,4],[2,5],[3,6]] Python ...

Longest Palindrome

Title: Longest PalindromeSource: leetcode.com Given a string which consists of lowercase or uppercase letters, find the length of the longest palindromes that can be built with those letters. This is case sensitive, for example “Aa” is not considered a palindrome here. Note: Assume the length of given string will not exceed 1,010. Example 1: Input: ...

Goat Latin

Title: Goat Latin Source: leetcode.com A sentence S is given, composed of words separated by spaces. Each word consists of lowercase and uppercase letters only. We would like to convert the sentence to “Goat Latin” (a made-up language similar to Pig Latin.) The rules of Goat Latin are as follows: If a word begins with ...

Buddy Strings

Title: Buddy Strings Source: leetcode.com Given two strings A and B of lowercase letters, return true if and only if we can swap two letters in A so that the result equals B. Example 1: Input: A = “ab”, B = “ba” Output: true Example 2: Input: A = “ab”, B = “ab” Output: false ...

Water and Jug Problem

Title: Water and Jug Problem Source: leetcode.com You are given two jugs with capacities x and y litres. There is an infinite amount of water supply available. You need to determine whether it is possible to measure exactly z litres using these two jugs. If z liters of water is measurable, you must have z ...

Delete Node in a Linked List

Title: Delete Node in a Linked List Source: leetcode.com Write a function to delete a node (except the tail) in a singly linked list, given only access to that node. Suppose the linked list is 1 -> 2 -> 3 -> 4 and you are given the third node with value 3, the linked list ...

Verify Preorder Serialization of a Binary Tree4

Title: Verify Preorder Serialization of a Binary Tree Source: leetcode.com One way to serialize a binary tree is to use pre-order traversal. When we encounter a non-null node, we record the node’s value. If it is a null node, we record using a sentinel value such as #. _9_ / \ 3 2 / \ ...