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Why does the tangle exhibit clumping?

In the Iota whitepaper the tangle is depicted as a uni-directional graph with a uniformly random set of connections between graph nodes. In the current implementation the true topology of the tangle ...
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Why is my node always a few milestones behind

I run headless full node. I am synced, latestMilestone == latestSolidSubtangleMilestone. But my latestMilestoneIndex is always a few (3-10) behind from the most recent milestone in the Botbox channel. ...
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How are random walk entry transactions chosen in a coo-free tangle?

With the coordinator, the MCMC random walk tip selection algorithm starts with a milestone as its entry transaction. Without the coordinator, there are no milestones. How is the entry transaction for ...
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How to find earliest confirming (referencing) milestone for the confirmed transaction?

This question is about a) iterating milestones starting from the latest and b) most efficient way to find if it references the transaction. Note, that a milestone not necessary refers to previous ...
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latestSolidSubtangleMilestone: '999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999'

I ran IOTA node on localhost and also got connected to a neighbor, but when I call an api of getnode info it results latestSolidSubtangleMilestone with 99999...and even sending any message shows me ...