COCI '06 Contest 1 #6 Debug

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Points: 20 (partial)
Time limit: 0.6s
Memory limit: 32M

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While debugging a program Mirko noticed that a bug in the program may be linked with the existence of so called square killers in the program memory. The program memory is a matrix composed of R rows and C columns consisting only of zeroes and ones. A square killer is a square submatrix in memory, consisting of more than one character, that, when rotated 180 degrees looks exactly the same. For example, the following matrix contains 3 square killers:

memory killer killer killer

Mirko is wondering if there is a connection between the size of the largest square killer and the bug in the program. Help Mirko by writing a program that, given the layout of the memory, outputs the size of the largest square killer. The size of the square killer is the number of rows (or columns) that the killer consists of. In the example above the killer sizes are 2, 2 and 3, respectively.

Input Specification

The first will contain two integers, R and C, smaller than or equal to 300. The next R lines will each contain C characters (0 or 1) with no spaces.

Output Specification

Output the size of the largest killer on a single line, or output -1 if there are no square killers.

Sample Input 1

3 6

Sample Output 1


Sample Input 2

4 5

Sample Output 2


Sample Input 3

3 3

Sample Output 3



  • -1
    f4bul1z3r  commented on May 22, 2017, 10:54 a.m. edited

    uhh I think a 1 second time limit is way too restrictive for python. can someone pls increase

    EDIT: Sample data #3 is incorrect there is a square killer with side length 2 which is ['01','11']

  • -17
    kobortor  commented on Nov. 6, 2016, 5:59 p.m.

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