Given a string of length n, print all permutation of the given string. Repetition of characters is allowed. Print these permutations in lexicographically sorted order
Input: AB Ouput: All permutations of AB with repetition are: AA AB BA BB Input: ABC Output: All permutations of ABC with repetition are: AAA AAB AAC ABA ... ... CCB CCC
For an input string of size n, there will be n^n permutations with repetition allowed. The idea is to fix the first character at first index and recursively call for other subsequent indexes. Once all permutations starting with the first character are printed, fix the second character at first index. Continue these steps till last character. Thanks to PsychoCoder for providing following C implementation.
All permutations with repetition of ABC are: AAA AAB AAC ABA ABB ABC ACA ACB ACC BAA BAB BAC BBA BBB BBC BCA BCB BCC CAA CAB CAC CBA CBB CBC CCA CCB CCC
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Following is recursion tree for input string “AB”. The purpose of recursion tree is to help in understanding the above implementation as it shows values of different variables.
data="" / \ / \ index=0 index=0 i=0 i=1 data="A" data="B" / \ / \ / \ / \ index=1 index=1 index=1 index=1 i=0 i=1 i=0 i=1 data="AA" data="AB" data="BA" data="BB"
In the above implementation, it is assumed that all characters of the input string are different. The implementation can be easily modified to handle the repeated characters. We have to add a preprocessing step to find unique characters (before calling allLexicographicRecur()).
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