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Given a matrix, clockwise rotate elements in it.

Examples:

Input
1    2    3
4    5    6
7    8    9

Output:
4    1    2
7    5    3
8    9    6

For 4*4 matrix
Input:
1    2    3    4    
5    6    7    8
9    10   11   12
13   14   15   16

Output:
5    1    2    3
9    10   6    4
13   11   7    8
14   15   16   12

The idea is to use loops similar to the program for printing a matrix in spiral form. One by one rotate all rings of elements, starting from the outermost. To rotate a ring, we need to do following. 
    1) Move elements of top row. 
    2) Move elements of last column. 
    3) Move elements of bottom row. 
    4) Move elements of first column. 
Repeat above steps for inner ring while there is an inner ring.

Below is the implementation of above idea. Thanks to Gaurav Ahirwar for suggesting below solution. 

PHP

<?php
// PHP program to rotate a matrix
$R = 4;
$C = 4;
 
// A function to rotate a matrix
// mat[][] of size R x C. Initially,
// m = R and n = C
function rotatematrix($m, $n, $mat)
{
    global $R, $C;
    $row = 0;
    $col = 0;
    $prev = 0;
    $curr = 0;
 
    /*
    row - Starting row index
    m - ending row index
    col - starting column index
    n - ending column index
    i - iterator
    */
    while ($row < $m && $col < $n)
    {
 
        if ($row + 1 == $m ||
            $col + 1 == $n)
            break;
 
        // Store the first element
        // of next row, this element
        // will replace first element
        // of current row
        $prev = $mat[$row + 1][$col];
 
        /* Move elements of first row
           from the remaining rows */
        for ($i = $col; $i < $n; $i++)
        {
            $curr = $mat[$row][$i];
            $mat[$row][$i] = $prev;
            $prev = $curr;
        }
        $row++;
 
        /* Move elements of last column
           from the remaining columns */
        for ($i = $row; $i < $m; $i++)
        {
            $curr = $mat[$i][$n - 1];
            $mat[$i][$n - 1] = $prev;
            $prev = $curr;
        }
        $n--;
 
        /* Move elements of last row
           from the remaining rows */
        if ($row < $m)
        {
            for ($i = $n - 1;
                 $i >= $col; $i--)
            {
                $curr = $mat[$m - 1][$i];
                $mat[$m - 1][$i] = $prev;
                $prev = $curr;
            }
        }
        $m--;
 
        /* Move elements of first column
           from the remaining rows */
        if ($col < $n)
        {
            for ($i = $m - 1;
                 $i >= $row; $i--)
            {
                $curr = $mat[$i][$col];
                $mat[$i][$col] = $prev;
                $prev = $curr;
            }
        }
        $col++;
    }
 
    // Print rotated matrix
    for ($i = 0; $i < $R; $i++)
    {
        for ($j = 0; $j < $C; $j++)
        echo $mat[$i][$j] . " ";
        echo "
";
    }
}
 
// Driver code
 
// Test Case 1
$a = array(array(1, 2, 3, 4),
           array(5, 6, 7, 8),
           array(9, 10, 11, 12),
           array(13, 14, 15, 16));
 
// Test Case 2
/* int $a = array(array(1, 2, 3),
                  array(4, 5, 6),
                  array(7, 8, 9));
*/ rotatematrix($R, $C, $a);
    return 0;
     
// This code is contributed
// by ChitraNayal
?>

                    

Output: 

5 1 2 3
9 10 6 4
13 11 7 8
14 15 16 12

Time Complexity: O(max(m,n) * max(m,n))
Auxiliary Space: O(m*n)

Please refer complete article on Rotate Matrix Elements for more details!
 



Last Updated : 01 Jun, 2022
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