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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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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.
However, the number of data sources began to increase, and it became impractical, as well as expensive, to integrate all of the data from these ad-hoc sources into the data warehouse.
The ad-hoc committee will comprise 12 Members, drawn proportionally from political parties represented in the NA, as is the case with all committees of the NA.
In fact, even with an expected speed boost to 10Mbps (still at least a year oft), Bluetooth--while also an ad-hoc PAN standard--does not approach the speeds of UWB and, presumably, 802.
In carrying out its work, the proposed ad-hoc Committee will also exercise those powers in Rule 138 that may assist it in carrying out its functions and take the steps it deems necessary to fulfil its mandate.
This powerful capability gives all business users direct access to cleansed, fully integrated data with extreme ad-hoc query performance, all through an easy-to-use interface.
Matrix has provided a customized user interface and has recently, added both ad-hoc reporting and dashboard capabilities within the overall client reporting solution.
The objective of DARPA's Control-Based Mobile Ad-hoc Network (CBMANET) contract is to research, design, develop, and evaluate a new protocol stack for networks of autonomous mobile communication devices referred to as mobile ad-hoc networks, or MANETs.