Mobile Ad hoc Network Architecture

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (autoconf WG)
Authors Ian Chakeres  , Joseph Macker  , Thomas Clausen 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2007-11-07)
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Informational
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This document discusses Mobile Ad hoc NETworks (MANETs). It presents the initial motivation for MANET and describes unaccustomed characteristics and challenges. It also defines a MANET, other MANET entities, and MANET architectural concepts.


Ian Chakeres (
Joseph Macker (
Thomas Clausen (

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