Sherlock and Anagrams

Problem Statement :

Two strings are anagrams of each other if the letters of one string can be rearranged to form the other string. Given a string, find the number of pairs of substrings of the string that are anagrams of each other.

For example s = mom , the list of all anagrammatic pairs is [m,m], [mo, om] at positions [ [1], [2], [0,1], [1,2] ] respectively .

Function Description

Complete the function sherlockAndAnagrams in the editor below. It must return an integer that represents the number of anagrammatic pairs of substrings in s.

sherlockAndAnagrams has the following parameter(s)
     s: a string .

Input Format

The first line contains an integer q , the number of queries .
Each of the next  q lines contains a string s to analyze.

   1 <= q <= 10
   2 <= | s| <= 100

Output Format

For each query, return the number of unordered anagrammatic pairs.

Solution :


                            Solution in C :

In C :

#include <stdio.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <math.h>
#include <stdlib.h>

typedef struct node{
    int s;
    int e;

void combine(node *A,int start,int end,int index,int *sum,node *temp,char *str){
    if(index == 2){
        int m[26] = {0};
        int i;
            m[str[i] - 'a']++;
            m[str[i] - 'a']--;
        *sum += 1;
    int i;
        temp[index] = A[i];

int main() {

    /* Enter your code here. Read input from STDIN. Print output to STDOUT */    
    int t;
        char *str = (char*)malloc(sizeof(char)*101);
        node *A = (node*)malloc(sizeof(node)*100);
        int index = 0;
        int i;
        int len = strlen(str);
        int count;
        int sum = 0;
            count = 0;
                A[i].s = i;
                A[i].e = i+index;
                node *temp = (node*)malloc(sizeof(node)*2);
    return 0;

                        Solution in C++ :

In C ++ :

#include <cstdio>
#define MAX 5000
using namespace std;
map<string,int> mp ;
int main(){
	int t;
		string s,sn,ss ;
		int j;
		int l=s.length();
		for(int k=0;k<l;k++){
			ss = "";
			for(int i=0;i<l-k;i++){	
					j = k+i;
					ss = ss + s[j];
					sn = ss ;
					sort(sn.begin() , sn.end());
		long long int ans = 0 ;
		map<string,int> :: iterator it ;
		for(it = mp.begin() ; it != mp.end() ; it++){
			long long  vl = (long long)(it->second) ;
			if(vl > 1){				
				ans += (vl*(vl-1))/2LL ;
	return 0;

                        Solution in Java :

In Java :

import java.util.*;
import java.text.*;
import java.math.*;
import java.util.regex.*;

public class Solution {
    private static int count[][] = new int[128][110];

    private static void resetCount() {
        for (int i = 0; i < count.length; i++) for (int j = 0; j < count[i].length; j++) count[i][j] = 0;
    private static boolean areAnagrams(int from1, int to1, int from2, int to2) {
        for (int i = 'a'; i <= 'z'; i++) {
            if (count[i][to1+1]-count[i][from1] != count[i][to2+1]-count[i][from2])
                return false;
        return true;
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        final Scanner sc = new Scanner(;
        final int TC = Integer.parseInt(sc.nextLine());
        for (int tc = 0; tc < TC; tc++) {
            final char s[] = sc.nextLine().toCharArray();
            count[s[0]][1] = 1;
            for (int i = 1; i < s.length; i++) {
                for (int j = 'a'; j <= 'z'; j++) count[j][i+1] = count[j][i];
            int res = 0;
            for (int len = 1; len <= s.length-1; len++) {
                for (int from = 0; from <= s.length-len; from++) {
                    for (int to = from+1; to <= s.length-len; to++) {
                        if (areAnagrams(from, from+len-1, to, to+len-1)) res++;

                        Solution in Python : 
In Python3 :

for _ in range(int(input())):
    was = dict()
    s = input()

    n = len(s)
    for i in range(n):
        for j in range(i, n):
            cur = s[i:j + 1]
            cur = ''.join(sorted(cur))
            was[cur] = was.get(cur, 0) + 1

    ans = 0
    for x in was:
        v = was[x]
        ans += (v * (v - 1)) // 2


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