International Journal of Computer Applications
Networks have become an integral part of all communications, associations, businesses, services, government/public organizations and human interactions around the globe. Emergence of technologies and dynamism of user needs & access pattern of network resources have shifted paradigm to wireless ad-hoc network infrastructure supporting mobile devices. Ad-hoc networking means building spontaneous networks with self-governed devices having peer-to-peer, real-time communication. Wireless ad-hoc networks have applicability in numerous areas including critical ones like disaster relief, crisis management, alert systems and military purposes.