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"""
https://www.hackerrank.com/challenges/abbr/problem
You can perform the following operation on some string, :
1. Capitalize zero or more of 's lowercase letters at some index i
(i.e., make them uppercase).
2. Delete all of the remaining lowercase letters in .
Example:
a=daBcd and b="ABC"
daBcd -> capitalize a and c(dABCd) -> remove d (ABC)
"""
def abbr(a, b):
"""
>>> abbr("daBcd", "ABC")
True
>>> abbr("dBcd", "ABC")
False
"""
n = len(a)
m = len(b)
dp = [[False for _ in range(m + 1)] for _ in range(n + 1)]
dp[0][0] = True
for i in range(n):
for j in range(m + 1):
if dp[i][j]:
if j < m and a[i].upper() == b[j]:
dp[i + 1][j + 1] = True
if a[i].islower():
dp[i + 1][j] = True
return dp[n][m]
if __name__ == "__main__":
# print(abbr("daBcd", "ABC")) # expect True
import doctest
doctest.testmod()