Feature #15: Queue Reconstruction by Priority

Implement the "Queue Reconstruction by Priority" feature for our "Operating System" project.


A process queue contains the process priority. It also contains the number of processes ahead of a process in the queue that has a priority not less than its own. Suppose that the OS crashed and now we only have an array of processes, with each process at a random position in the array. In this feature, we’ll reconstruct the process queue from the information available to us.

Each element in the 2D array consists of a process’s priority and the number of processes with a higher or equal priority that are ahead of it in the queue. An entry [pi, ki] represents that a process with priority pi has ki other processes, with a priority of at least pi, ahead of it in the queue.

Our task is to reconstruct and return the process queue.

Let’s look at a few examples of this:

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