The IOTA Whitepaper refers to N but never defines what N means. Can anyone tell me what the N means in Section 3 and explain in words what the equation means? Thanks!
Observe that at any fixed time t the set of transactions that were tips at some At least in the case where the nodes moment s ∈ [ t,t + h(Lo,N)] typically constitutes a cutset. Any path from a transaction issued at time t′ > t to the genesis must pass through this set