# BZOJ 1650: [Usaco2006 Dec]River Hopscotch 跳石子 (二分)

Posted by 111qqz on Monday, April 11, 2016

## 1650: [Usaco2006 Dec]River Hopscotch 跳石子

Time Limit: 5 Sec  Memory Limit: 64 MB Submit: 440  Solved: 290 [Submit][Status][Discuss]

## Description

Every year the cows hold an event featuring a peculiar version of hopscotch that involves carefully jumping from rock to rock in a river. The excitement takes place on a long, straight river with a rock at the start and another rock at the end, L units away from the start (1 <= L <= 1,000,000,000). Along the river between the starting and ending rocks, N (0 <= N <= 50,000) more rocks appear, each at an integral distance Di from the start (0 < Di < L). To play the game, each cow in turn starts at the starting rock and tries to reach the finish at the ending rock, jumping only from rock to rock. Of course, less agile cows never make it to the final rock, ending up instead in the river. Farmer John is proud of his cows and watches this event each year. But as time goes by, he tires of watching the timid cows of the other farmers limp across the short distances between rocks placed too closely together. He plans to remove several rocks in order to increase the shortest distance a cow will have to jump to reach the end. He knows he cannot remove the starting and ending rocks, but he calculates that he has enough resources to remove up to M rocks (0 <= M <= N). FJ wants to know exactly how much he can increase the shortest distance before he starts removing the rocks. Help Farmer John determine the greatest possible shortest distance a cow has to jump after removing the optimal set of M rocks.

## Input

• Line 1: Three space-separated integers: L, N, and M * Lines 2..N+1: Each line contains a single integer indicating how far some rock is away from the starting rock. No two rocks share the same position.

## Output

• Line 1: A single integer that is the maximum of the shortest distance a cow has to jump after removing M rocks

## Sample Input

25 5 2 2 14 11 21 175 rocks at distances 2, 11, 14, 17, and 21. Starting rock at position 0, finishing rock at position 25.

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## HINT

移除之前，最短距离在位置2的石头和起点之间；移除位置2和位置14两个石头后，最短距离变成17和21或21和25之间的4．

**需要注意的是，check某个值是否合法的时候，这个值是作为距离的最小值，也就是不允许有两个石头之间的距离小于这个值，**如果有，那么则要移除石头，使得这个距离大于该值。

``````/* ***********************************************
Author :111qqz
Created Time :2016年04月11日 星期一 19时04分50秒
File Name :code/bzoj/1650.cpp
************************************************ */

#include <cstdio>
#include <cstring>
#include <iostream>
#include <algorithm>
#include <vector>
#include <queue>
#include <set>
#include <map>
#include <string>
#include <cmath>
#include <cstdlib>
#include <ctime>
#define fst first
#define sec second
#define lson l,m,rt<<1
#define rson m+1,r,rt<<1|1
#define ms(a,x) memset(a,x,sizeof(a))
typedef long long LL;
#define pi pair < int ,int >
#define MP make_pair

using namespace std;
const double eps = 1E-8;
const int dx4[4]={1,0,0,-1};
const int dy4[4]={0,-1,1,0};
const int inf = 0x3f3f3f3f;
const int N=5E4+7;
int L,n,m;
int d[N];

bool check( int k)
{
int lst = 0 ;
int cnt = 0 ;
for ( int i = 1 ; i <= n+1 ; i++)
{
if (d[i]-d[lst]<k) cnt++;
else lst = i;
if (cnt>m) return false;

}
return true;
}
int bin()
{
int l = 0 ;
int r = L ;
int mid;
while (l<=r)
{
mid = (l+r)/2;
if (check(mid)) l = mid + 1;
else r = mid-1;
}
return r;
}
int main()
{
#ifndef  ONLINE_JUDGE
freopen("code/in.txt","r",stdin);
#endif

scanf("%d %d %d",&L,&n,&m);
for ( int i = 1 ; i <= n ; i++) scanf("%d",&d[i]);

sort(d+1,d+n+1);
d[0] = 0;
d[n+1] = L;

printf("%d\n",bin());

#ifndef ONLINE_JUDGE
fclose(stdin);
#endif
return 0;
}
``````

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