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2011 C Blue Parallelograms

2011 C Blue Parallelograms

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South African Regional
ACM Collegiate Programming Contest
Sponsored by IBM
15 October 2011
Problem C - Blue Balloon
Parallelogram counting
Problem Description
The International Consortium for Parallelogram Counting (ICPC) wants to move into the digital age
and automate their parallelogram counting. They want to count the number of parallelograms formed
by universities in various countries. For each country, they have a map which is divided into a regular
n ×n grid. In each cell of the grid, they have indicated whether a university is present or not (there
are never two universities in the same grid cell).
After some argument, they have settled on the following definition of a parallelogram: it is a set of
four distinct points (A, B, C, D), such that AB and CD are parallel and have the same length. Note
that a parallelogram can have zero area. Two parallelograms are considered different if one contains
a point that the other does not; simply considering the same four points in a different order does not
make a new parallelogram.
Input
Input consists of multiple test cases, each describing a country.
Each case begins with a line containing the integer n (1 ≤ n ≤ 500), the size of the grid. This is
followed by n lines of n characters. Each character is either a 1 to indicate that a university is present,
or a 0 to indicate that no university is present, in the corresponding grid cell. There are no spaces
between the characters.
The last case is followed by a line containing −1, equivalent to n == −1.
There will be at most three test cases in which n > 20.
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Problem C - Blue Balloon 2 of 2
Output
For each country, output a line containing the number of parallelograms formed by universities in that
country. Note that this number might be large.
Sample Input
4
1101
1000
0001
0011
4
1111
0000
0000
1111
3
111
111
111
-1
Sample Output
3
16
22
Time Limit
40 seconds

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