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O(log n) queries for subsequence problem

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Hello,

I have to solve the following problem in O(log n) for both updates and queries... the problem statement goes like this:

Given n numbers, answer m questions like this: what is the value of the highest sum subsequence in the interval [A, B], 1<= A <= B <= n?

My idea is to use an interval / segment tree, but I'm not sure how to build, query and update it...

I'd appreciate any pointers. I don't want any other code except maybe pseudo-code, I'm only after some ideas about how to solve this efficiently...
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