Provided by: International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology(IACSIT)
Date Added: Jan 2014
Ad hoc network is a network where infrastructure is needless. There are many situations that the network is fitted. For example, natural disasters such as flood and storm may destroy major infrastructures, i.e. network and power. Fixing them is a time consumed operation. People in those areas extremely need communications from the relieve center. Also, volunteers and officers must have a channel to talk to each other in order to accommodate their tasks. Ad hoc networks can play an important role in this occurrence since they do not need any infrastructure and they are battery equipped devices.