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Many ambient intelligence (AmI) scenarios fit perfectly for auto-generated distributed networks, but they assume the existence of good enough network topology organizing the connected devices. AmI scenarios need to handle an unanticipated number of participants and inappropriate distributed network topologies can affect the network's efficiency by making it unstable and hard to manage. This paper introduces PALTA, a self-adapting hybrid topology capable of dynamically adjusting its configuration by using a combination of existing topologies. PALTA allows the incremental construction of self-maintained distributed networks which take advantage of the current network state.