Good morning! Here's your coding interview problem for today.
This problem was asked by Amazon.
Given a matrix of 1s and 0s, return the number of "islands" in the matrix. A 1 represents land and 0 represents water, so an island is a group of 1s that are neighboring whose perimeter is surrounded by water.
For example, this matrix has 4 islands.
1 0 0 0 0