Definitions Edit

An ad hoc network (also spelled ad-hoc network) is

[a] local area network in which computers and network devices are in close proximity to others on the network. These devices are connected temporarily or for specific purposes.[1]
[a] wireless network that dynamically connects wireless client devices to each other without the use of an infrastructure device, such as an access point or a base station.[2]

References Edit

  1. Using Wireless Technology Securely, at 8.
  2. NIST Special Publication 800-121, at A-1.

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