2015 Canadian Computing Olympiad

Day 2, Problem 2 - Timpanist

Computer scientists don't often help percussionists, but today, that will change. Since we cannot help all percussionists at the same time, we focus on timpanists first. By way of terminology, the timpani is the plural of timpano and the player of the timpani is a timpanist.

A timpano is a large drum which can be tuned to a certain pitch, and a timpanist uses an ordered set of D timpani. On this occasion, they're playing a piece which has N notes. Note i occurs Ti seconds into the piece, and has pitch Pi. Pi is one of the following twelve notes:

{ F, F#, G, G#, A, A#, B, C, C#, D, D#, E }

At a given time, a timpano can only be used to play the pitch it is currently tuned to, and thus the timpanist can play a note i if and only if one of the timpani is tuned to pitch Pi at time Ti.

Every note in this piece is in the range of a single octave, from F up to E, which means that the above list of possible notes is in ascending order of pitch. In order to make your computation slightly easier, we will use integers from 1 to 12 to indicate these 12 tones:


(i.e., F will be represented by 1, F# will be 2, …, E by 12).

These are the only pitches to which timpani can be tuned.

Before the piece starts, the timpanist can freely tune each timpano to any pitch they'd like. However, during the piece, they may need to quickly retune them in between notes in order to be able to play the required pitches at the correct times. The drums are numbered from 1 to D. At every point in time, the drum i + 1 must be kept tuned to a pitch higher than drum i. Retuning a single drum must be done in an uninterrupted interval of time, in which no notes are being played and no other drums are being retuned. Because this is not an easy process, the timpanist would like to give themselves as much time as possible. In particular, they'd like to maximize the amount of time they have for the fastest retuning they must perform within the piece.

Input Format

The first line contains two integers, N and D, the number of notes to be played and the number of drums available to be played (1 ≤ N ≤ 100; 1 ≤ D ≤ 4). The next N lines each contain two integers Ti and Pi representing the time and pitch of the i-th note played (0 ≤ T1 < T2 < … < TN−1 < TN ≤ 109; 1 ≤ Pi ≤ 12 for 1 ≤ iN).

For 60% of the marks for this problem, N ≤ 50 and D ≤ 3.

Output Format

The output is one line containing one real number (rounded off to 2 decimal places), which is the maximum amount of time (in seconds) that the timpanist can have for their fastest retuning, or 0.00 if no retunings are necessary.

Sample Input 1

7 1
100 1
120 3
130 5
140 6
150 8
165 10
170 12

Sample Output 1


Explanation for Sample 1

With just 1 drum, the timpanist must retune it after every note in order to play the following one.

With 2 drums, the answer would instead be 10.00 (achieved by leaving the higher drum tuned to pitch 12).

Sample Input 2

12 4
0 1
2 1
3 3
6 1
9 6
12 5
21 1
23 1
24 3
27 1
30 8
33 6

Sample Output 2


Explanation for Sample 2

The first 6 notes include only the 4 pitches 1, 3, 5, and 6. Similarly, the last 6 include only 1, 3, 6, 8.

The single optimal strategy involves pre-tuning the 4 drums to 1, 3, 5, and 6. After the sixth note, the timpanist can take 4.5 seconds to retune the highest drum to an 8, and then another 4.5 seconds to retune the second-highest drum to a 6, finishing just in time to play the seventh note.

Sample Input 3

2 4
40287 8
20338194 8

Sample Output 3


Explanation for Sample 3

This is a more typical timpani part, involving just one note, and thus no retuning.

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Point Value: 20 (partial)
Time Limit: 1.00s
Memory Limit: 512M
Added: Jun 05, 2015
Author: SourSpinach

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