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Ad Hoc

Describing anything constituted for a single purpose or to deal with a certain situation. It especially describes a reaction to a spontaneous situation. For example, the board of directors of a company may form an ad hoc committee to deal with a labor dispute. Once the dispute is resolved, the committee will cease to exist.
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Members of the ad-hoc committee are Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan as chairman and eight members including attorney general for Pakistan, federal secretary health, surgeon general of Pakistan Armed Forces, vice chancellors of National University of Medical Sciences, University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre, Karachi, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar and principal Bolan Medical College, Quetta.
The RZS leader argued that the revised version of the ad-hoc committee would confirm the principle of parliamentary control over the executive.
Similarly, the ad-hoc relief allowance would not be applicable to the salaries of the federal ministers, he said.
There are also QoS related studies [26] on ad-hoc networks.
This problem becomes magnified when you consider the rate at which these ad-hoc data sources are appearing, an outgrowth of the data explosion.
One of the protesting lecturer at government college Ladha South Waziristan, Inayat Mehsud, said that in 2011 the provincial government of KP had appointed 211 ad-hoc lecturers including male and female on deputation but despite performing duties for few years, the government was setting aside their fair and legal demands.
This collection of sixteen articles on next generation wireless networking showcases current scholarships in ad-hoc and sensor network technologies.
This analysis-oriented approach covers the principles and routing of ad-hoc networks, quality of support in mobile ad-hoc networks (MANETs), multicast ad-hoc routing, concepts and impacts of self-organization in ad-hoc networks, approaches to ubiquitous computing, service discovery protocols for MANETs, distributed clustering in ad-hoc networks and applications, security for ad-hoc routing and forwarding, fault-tolerant distributed algorithms for scalable systems, code mobility in sensor networks and vehicle-to-vehicle communications applications and perspectives.
3 is based on a centralized and connection-oriented ad-hoc networking topology that supports peer-to-peer connectivity and isochronous as well as asynchronous data.
NEW YORK -- The following is a statement issued by the Ad-Hoc Committee of Unsecured Noteholders (the "Ad Hoc Committee") of Tyco International Group S.
The National Assembly (NA) is today scheduled to consider a resolution to establish an ad-hoc Committee to deal with the Public Protector s report on the investigation into allegations of maladministration and corruption in the procurement of premises to accommodate the head office of the Electoral Commission.