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  • Last Updated : 12 Jan, 2022
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Given n numbers (both +ve and -ve), arranged in a circle, find the maximum sum of consecutive numbers. 

Examples: 

Input: a[] = {8, -8, 9, -9, 10, -11, 12}
Output: 22 (12 + 8 - 8 + 9 - 9 + 10)

Input: a[] = {10, -3, -4, 7, 6, 5, -4, -1} 
Output:  23 (7 + 6 + 5 - 4 -1 + 10) 

Input: a[] = {-1, 40, -14, 7, 6, 5, -4, -1}
Output: 52 (7 + 6 + 5 - 4 - 1 - 1 + 40)

Method 1 There can be two cases for the maximum sum:  

  • Case 1: The elements that contribute to the maximum sum are arranged such that no wrapping is there. Examples: {-10, 2, -1, 5}, {-2, 4, -1, 4, -1}. In this case, Kadane’s algorithm will produce the result.
  • Case 2: The elements which contribute to the maximum sum are arranged such that wrapping is there. Examples: {10, -12, 11}, {12, -5, 4, -8, 11}. In this case, we change wrapping to non-wrapping. Let us see how. Wrapping of contributing elements implies non-wrapping of non-contributing elements, so find out the sum of non-contributing elements and subtract this sum from the total sum. To find out the sum of non-contributions, invert the sign of each element and then run Kadane’s algorithm. 
    Our array is like a ring and we have to eliminate the maximum continuous negative that implies maximum continuous positive in the inverted arrays. Finally, we compare the sum obtained in both cases and return the maximum of the two sums.

The following are implementations of the above method. 

Javascript




<script>
    // javascript program for maximum contiguous circular sum problem
 
    function kadane(a , n) {
        var res = 0;
        var x = a[0];
        for (i = 0; i < n; i++) {
            res = Math.max(a[i], res + a[i]);
            x = Math.max(x, res);
        }
        return x;
    }
 
    // lets write a function for calculating max sum in circular manner as discuss
    // above
    function reverseKadane(a , n) {
        var total = 0;
        // taking the total sum of the array elements
        for (i = 0; i < n; i++) {
            total += a[i];
        }
        // inverting the array
        for (i = 0; i < n; i++) {
            a[i] = -a[i];
        }
        // finding min sum subarray
        var k = kadane(a, n);
        // max circular sum
        var ress = total + k;
        // to handle the case in which all elements are negative
        if (total == -k) {
            return total;
        }
        else {
            return ress;
        }
 
    }
 
     
    var a = [11, 10, -20, 5, -3, -5, 8, -13, 10];
    var n = 9;
    if (n == 1) {
        document.write("Maximum circular sum is " + a[0]);
    }
      else {
 
        document.write("Maximum circular sum is "
            + Math.max(kadane(a, n), reverseKadane(a, n)));
    }
 
// This code is contributed by todaysgaurav
</script>

Output: 

Maximum circular sum is 31

Complexity Analysis:  

  • Time Complexity: O(n), where n is the number of elements in the input array. 
    As only linear traversal of the array is needed.
  • Auxiliary Space: O(1). 
    As no extra space is required.

Note that the above algorithm doesn’t work if all numbers are negative, e.g., {-1, -2, -3}. It returns 0 in this case. This case can be handled by adding a pre-check to see if all the numbers are negative before running the above algorithm.

Method 2 
Approach: In this method, modify Kadane’s algorithm to find a minimum contiguous subarray sum and the maximum contiguous subarray sum, then check for the maximum value between the max_value and the value left after subtracting min_value from the total sum.

Algorithm 

  1. We will calculate the total sum of the given array.
  2. We will declare the variable curr_max, max_so_far, curr_min, min_so_far as the first value of the array.
  3. Now we will use Kadane’s Algorithm to find the maximum subarray sum and minimum subarray sum.
  4. Check for all the values in the array:- 
    1. If min_so_far is equaled to sum, i.e. all values are negative, then we return max_so_far.
    2. Else, we will calculate the maximum value of max_so_far and (sum – min_so_far) and return it.

The implementation of the above method is given below.  

Javascript




<script>
       // JavaScript program for the above approach
 
 
       // The function returns maximum
       // circular contiguous sum in a[]
       function maxCircularSum(a, n) {
           // Corner Case
           if (n == 1)
               return a[0];
 
           // Initialize sum variable which store total sum of the array.
           let sum = 0;
           for (let i = 0; i < n; i++) {
               sum += a[i];
           }
 
           // Initialize every variable with first value of array.
           let curr_max = a[0], max_so_far = a[0], curr_min = a[0], min_so_far = a[0];
 
           // Concept of Kadane's Algorithm
           for (let i = 1; i < n; i++) {
               // Kadane's Algorithm to find Maximum subarray sum.
               curr_max = Math.max(curr_max + a[i], a[i]);
               max_so_far = Math.max(max_so_far, curr_max);
 
               // Kadane's Algorithm to find Minimum subarray sum.
               curr_min = Math.min(curr_min + a[i], a[i]);
               min_so_far = Math.min(min_so_far, curr_min);
           }
 
           if (min_so_far == sum)
               return max_so_far;
 
           // returning the maximum value
           return Math.max(max_so_far, sum - min_so_far);
       }
 
       // Driver program to test maxCircularSum()
 
       let a = [11, 10, -20, 5, -3, -5, 8, -13, 10];
       let n = a.length;
       document.write("Maximum circular sum is " + maxCircularSum(a, n));
 
   // This code is contributed by Potta Lokesh
 
   </script>

Output: 

Maximum circular sum is 31

Complexity Analysis:  

  • Time Complexity: O(n), where n is the number of elements in the input array. 
    As only linear traversal of the array is needed.
  • Auxiliary Space: O(1). 
    As no extra space is required.

Please refer complete article on Maximum circular subarray sum for more details!
 


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