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946. Validate Stack Sequences 👍

  • Time: $O(n)$
  • Space: $O(n)$
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class Solution {
 public:
  bool validateStackSequences(vector<int>& pushed, vector<int>& popped) {
    stack<int> stack;
    int i = 0;  // popped's index

    for (const int x : pushed) {
      stack.push(x);
      while (!stack.empty() && stack.top() == popped[i]) {
        stack.pop();
        ++i;
      }
    }

    return stack.empty();
  }
};
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class Solution {
  public boolean validateStackSequences(int[] pushed, int[] popped) {
    Deque<Integer> stack = new ArrayDeque<>();
    int i = 0; // popped's index

    for (final int x : pushed) {
      stack.push(x);
      while (!stack.isEmpty() && stack.peek() == popped[i]) {
        stack.pop();
        ++i;
      }
    }

    return stack.isEmpty();
  }
}
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class Solution:
  def validateStackSequences(self, pushed: List[int], popped: List[int]) -> bool:
    stack = []
    i = 0  # popped's index

    for x in pushed:
      stack.append(x)
      while stack and stack[-1] == popped[i]:
        stack.pop()
        i += 1

    return not stack
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