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681. Next Closest Time

Level

Medium

Description

Given a time represented in the format “HH:MM”, form the next closest time by reusing the current digits. There is no limit on how many times a digit can be reused.

You may assume the given input string is always valid. For example, “01:34”, “12:09” are all valid. “1:34”, “12:9” are all invalid.

Example 1:

Input: “19:34”

Output: “19:39”

Explanation: The next closest time choosing from digits 1, 9, 3, 4, is 19:39, which occurs 5 minutes later. It is not 19:33, because this occurs 23 hours and 59 minutes later.

Example 2:

Input: “23:59”

Output: “22:22”

Explanation: The next closest time choosing from digits 2, 3, 5, 9, is 22:22. It may be assumed that the returned time is next day’s time since it is smaller than the input time numerically.

Solution

Simulate all possible times minute by minute. If a time can be formed by reusing the current digit, return the time.

When returning the time, use String.format to convert it into the required format “HH:MM”.

class Solution {
    public String nextClosestTime(String time) {
        String hourStr = time.substring(0, 2), minuteStr = time.substring(3);
        Set<Integer> set = new HashSet<Integer>();
        for (int i = 0; i < 2; i++) {
            set.add(hourStr.charAt(i) - '0');
            set.add(minuteStr.charAt(i) - '0');
        }
        int[] timeArray = {Integer.parseInt(hourStr), Integer.parseInt(minuteStr)};
        for (int i = 1; i <= 1440; i++) {
            next(timeArray);
            if (isReuse(timeArray, set)) {
                String nextTime = String.format("%02d:%02d", timeArray[0], timeArray[1]);
                return nextTime;
            }
        }
        return time;
    }

    public void next(int[] timeArray) {
        timeArray[1]++;
        if (timeArray[1] >= 60) {
            timeArray[1] %= 60;
            timeArray[0]++;
        }
        if (timeArray[0] >= 24)
            timeArray[0] %= 24;
    }

    public boolean isReuse(int[] timeArray, Set<Integer> set) {
        int hour = timeArray[0], minute = timeArray[1];
        if (!set.contains(hour / 10))
            return false;
        else if (!set.contains(hour % 10))
            return false;
        else if (!set.contains(minute / 10))
            return false;
        else if (!set.contains(minute % 10))
            return false;
        else
            return true;
    }
}

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