The bibliography on the Ad-Hoc networks is immense, so we will restrict it to some interesting papers or web links:
The site of Nokia Rooftop:
T.J. Shepard: Decentralized Channel Management in Scalable Multihop Spread-Spectrum Packet Radio operator Networks, Report/ratio MIT/LCS/TR-670, July 1995.
"Ad hoc mobile Networking ( MANet )"
http://www.ietf.org/html. charters /manet-charter.html