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## 00:00:00 – 00:09:22

The video addresses the problem of binary tree vertical order traversal frequently asked by Facebook. The presenter explains how column indices are determined by moving left to right in the tree. By using level order traversal and maintaining node order, they outline a strategy to solve the task efficiently, including the use of a queue. Nodes are organized by column index, and the total number of columns is calculated to create the final answer. The video emphasizes managing space complexity during the solution process and concludes by encouraging viewers to like and subscribe for support.

### 00:00:00

In this part of the video, the presenter discusses the problem of binary tree vertical order traversal, which was asked by Facebook multiple times in the past months. The task is to return the vertical order of node values from top to bottom, column by column. The speaker gives examples to illustrate the expected output based on the node positions within the binary tree. They explain their approach of using a column index to keep track of the position of nodes relative to each other within the columns. By subtracting and adding to this column index appropriately based on left and right movements in the tree, they determine the correct vertical order of the nodes.

### 00:03:00

In this segment of the video, the speaker explains how to determine column indices when traversing a binary tree. They describe moving from left to right in the middle, incrementing the column index accordingly. By using a level order traversal, they demonstrate how to maintain the ordering of nodes from left to right by appending the numbers in that order. This ordering is crucial for solving the problem efficiently. The speaker then outlines a basic strategy for solving the problem and dives into the code, starting with handling the edge case of an empty root node. They explain the use of a queue to perform a level order traversal, tracking the node and its column index. The speaker then details the process of updating the minimum and maximum column indices while traversing the tree.

### 00:06:00

In this segment of the video, the process involves iteratively extracting the max function from the mean function and appending pairs to a value column list according to the direction of the nodes being traversed. The goal is to organize the values based on their column index. The video explains the calculation of column indexes and determines the total number of columns needed. The process involves updating max and min column indexes to prepare for creating the final answer. The transcript details how to handle the column indexes, convert them to indices for the answer array, and populate the corresponding list to generate the final output. The time complexity is determined to be O(n).

### 00:09:00

In this part of the video, the speaker discusses their solution to a problem related to space complexity. They mention the need to account for the space used by the value column in a list. The speaker concludes by asking for likes and subscriptions as a form of support.