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Searching Huge Sets (von Neumann Hierarchy)

Given any set, say S = {1, 2, 3}, it's power set is defined as the set of all subsets of S. So power set of S is {{}, {1}, {2}, {3}, {1, 2}, {2, 3}, {1, 3}, {1, 2, 3}}.

Now define a sequence V such that V_0 = {} and V_{i + 1} = power set of V_i. So

V_0 = {}

V_1 = { {} }

V_2 = { {}, {{}} }

V_3 = { {}, {{}}, {{{}}}, {{}, {{}}} }

and so on.

Now given any arbritrary set A, write a program to compute the smallest k such that A is a member of V_k.

Examples

When A = {{{}}}, k = 3.

When A = {{}, {{}, {{}}}}, k = 4.

The input will be provided with no commas or spaces. So {{}, {{}, {{}}}} = {{}{{}{{}}}}

Time Limit: 1s

Max length of input = 10^6

Sample Test Case with 113280 characters

Solution to the sample test case

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