Wireless Ad-Hoc Network

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"A wireless ad hoc network is a decentralized type of wireless network.[1] The network is ad hoc because it does not rely on a preexisting infrastructure, such as routers in wired networks or access points in managed (infrastructure) wireless networks. Instead, each node participates in routing by forwarding data for other nodes, and so the determination of which nodes forward data is made dynamically based on the network connectivity. In addition to the classic routing, ad hoc networks can use flooding for forwarding the data." (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wireless_ad-hoc_network)


Wireless ad hoc networks can be ... classified by their application: