Advanced DSA                      Questions to Test Your                Problem-Solving Skills

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Given two strings, str1, and str2, write an algorithm to find the minimum number of operations (insert, delete, replace) required to convert str1 into str2.

Dynamic Programming - Edit Distance Problem

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Graph Theory - Dijkstra's Algorithm with Priority Queue

Implement Dijkstra's algorithm to find the shortest path in a graph with positive weights, using a priority queue to optimize performance.

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3

Design an algorithm to serialize a binary tree into a string and then deserialize that string back into the original tree structure.

Tree Traversal - Serialize and Deserialize a Binary Tree

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4

Write a solution to place N queens on an N×N chessboard so that no two queens threaten each other.

Backtracking - N-Queens Problem

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5

Given a n x n matrix where each row and column is sorted in ascending order, find the kth smallest element in the matrix.

Divide and Conquer - Kth Smallest Element in a Sorted Matrix

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6

Create an algorithm to find the length of the longest substring without repeating characters in a given string.

Sliding Window - Longest Substring Without Repeating Characters

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7

Given a set of jobs with deadlines and profits, if the job is finished before the deadline, maximize total profit if only one job can be scheduled at a time.

Greedy Algorithm - Job Sequencing Problem

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8

Code an algorithm to find the length of the longest subsequence of a given sequence such that all elements of the subsequence are sorted in increasing order.

Dynamic Programming - Longest Increasing Subsequence

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9

Implement an algorithm to detect if there is a cycle in an undirected graph.

Graph Theory - Detect a Cycle in an Undirected Graph

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10

Write a program to merge k-sorted linked lists & return them as one sorted list. Analyse & implement a more efficient solution than simply connecting all lists and sorting.

Heap - Merge K Sorted Lists

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