Definitions for "Ad hoc network"
A wireless network composed of stations without access points.
a kind of network where stations or devices communicate directly and not via an access point. It is interesting for establishing a network where wireless infrastructure does not exist or where services are not required.
One of two 802.11 network frameworks. In an ad hoc network, a set of wireless stations communicate directly with one another without using an AP (AP) or any connection to a wired network. With an ad hoc network, also known as a peer-to-peer network or independent basic service set (IBSS), you can set up a wireless network in which a wireless infrastructure does not exist or is not required for services (in a classroom, for example), or through which access to the wired network is prevented (for consultants at a client site, for example). Compare infrastructure network.
A group of stations that are formed for a special purpose.