Journal of Computer Networks and Communications / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Routing in IPv6 over Low-Power Wireless Personal Area Networks (6LoWPAN): A Survey

Table 1

Comparisons of different routing protocols in 6LoWPAN.

ParametersHi-LowLOADDYMO-LowExtended Hi-LowS-AODVMLOAD

Energy consumptionLowLowLowLowLowLow
Memory usageLowMediumMediumLowMediumMedium
MobilityStaticMobileMobileStaticStaticMobile
ScalabilityHighLowLowHighLowLow
Routing delayLowLowHighLowLowLow
RERR messageNo UseUseUseNo UseUseUse
Hello messageNo UseNo UseUseNo UseUseNo Use
Local repairNo UseUseNo UseUseNo UseUse
Layer for routingNetwork layerNetwork layerNetwork layerNetwork layerAdaptation layerNetwork layer
Route discovery countNo UseHighHighNo UseHighLess
Type of routing protocolRoute-overRoute-overRoute-overRoute-overMesh-underRoute-over
Year of publicationJune 2007June 2007June 2007Sept. 2008June 2010Aug. 2010

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