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Given a trie and a prefix, find the word (in the trie) that starts with some subsequence of the prefix and also has the longest such subsequence.

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was this question part of the phone interview or the actual interview?

It was part of the actual interview.

How will you implement word ladder puzzle

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finad all plaindromes ina string.

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a) Develop LRU cache b) Design distribute file storage system with load balancing and fail-safes (machine taken offline or new machine/node added)

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Binary Search Tree insert and given n find different structural possibilities of a normal binary tree. The PhD guy asked a queue question and only he and God knows what he was expecting for a response.

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To me, the most difficult question was an analytical and coding question involving graph algorithm.

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Shortest path graph question you should probably be up on if you just graduated, if not review Skienna or one of those texts.

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Can you have more than one instance of a singleton class within a JVM?

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Print a matrix in spiral fashion...so Matrix input example (Arrows indicate how the spiral happens...start at first arrow go in circle and move to next arrow...etc.) ->1 1 1 1 1 1 -> 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 Output: 11111111111111222222

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Clone a linked list that has a cycle (do not fix the cycle). Is there a way to uniquely identify a node without relying on a hash code?

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