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The CYPHER-09 team expresses its deep condolence to the citizens who were victimized and traumatized by the recent terrorist attacks on the financial hub of the country.
Now there is a Round table conference about to take place and Delegates from all countries are to be expected so we got to make them feel as comfortable as possible. But there is a small problem in the senate office..The problem is:
We have a round table with 2*N seats (1<= N <= 2000). The seats are numbered with the numbers from 1 to 2*N in order. This round table is in a round room with two doors. Door 1 is between seats 1 and 2N on the table, and door 2 is between seats N and N+1. We have 2N guests that we want to seat. Each guest has a id from 1 to 2N and we want to seat him/her exactly at the seat corresponding to his id. All the guest are split into two groups of N and each group is waiting in front of a door in a line. This room unfortunately has the problem that if you let a person go from door 1 and he/she has to seep at position p, to get to his seat he has to make either all people seating on seats from 1 to p-1 or all people seating on seats p+1 to 2N to get up to let him in. This presents you with the problem of how to let the guests in to cause minimum number of getting ups. The only thing you control is from which door to let the next guest. The guests that are waiting in front of door 1 can only get in from door 1 the same is true with door 2.
Now your problem is to handle this situation by devising a mechanism such that in the least no of getting ups all will be seated.
On the first line there will be one integer - N. Two more lines of input follow each with N integers in the range [1, 2N] - the guests are waiting in front of door 1 and door 2 respectively. The first person in the list is the first to enter the room and the end of the file will be a #.
Single integer that is the total minimum number of stand-ups that will happen if we choose the best sequence of letting the guests in.
Input 3 4 5 3 6 2 1 # Output 3
|Time Limit:||15 sec|
|Source Limit:||50000 Bytes|
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