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mobile ad hoc network

A wireless network that transmits from computer to computer. Instead of using a central base station (access point) to which all computers must communicate, this peer-to-peer mode of operation can greatly extend the distance of the wireless network. To gain access to the Internet, one of the computers can be connected via wire or wireless to an ISP.

Routing from one node to another on such a "mesh" network typically uses an on-demand routing protocol, such as DSR or AODV, which generates routing information only when a station initiates a transmission. See DSR, AODV and 802.11.


A Wireless Mesh
When laptops are set up to transmit in "ad hoc" mode, they create a wireless mesh network.
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The demonstration also incorporated the world's first integration of tactical mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) UHF radio networks into an SDN and NFV-based multi-vendor heterogeneous virtual Radio Access Network (vRAN), a technology developed by Elbit Systems Land and C4i.
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A Mobile Ad-hoc NETwork (MANET) is a self-organizing collection of MNs that form a temporary and dynamic wireless network on a shared wireless channel without the aid of a fixed networking infrastructure or centralized administration.
Topics discussed include peer-to-peer overlay for the IP multimedia subsystem, adaptive p2p streaming, mobile ad-hoc network modeling, quality of experience in mobile p2p streaming systems, open-service platforms on city-scale mesh platforms, and information-centric publish/subscribe networks.
In this new mobile environment, it is easy to form a mobile ad-hoc network where neighboring mobile devices are forming a self-configuring network connected by wireless links.
P, 2008, Efficient Routing for Intermittently Connected Mobile Ad-Hoc Network, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, Vol.
Within the 12-month timeframe allotted by this grant, we will rapidly develop, prototype and deliver 10 environmentally-ruggedized, secure wireless access bridges that support an improved form of tactical mobile peer-to-peer, or mobile ad-hoc network, (MANET) for deployment in the mobile, wireless tactical battle-space," Kuhn said.
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A mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) is a collection of nodes capable of movement and connected dynamically in an arbitrary manner.

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