Journal of Sensors / 2017 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

VCH-ECCR: A Centralized Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

Table 3

A comparison on a number of control packets generated.

ProtocolNumber of control packets generatedReclustering/CH rotation frequency
First roundRest of the rounds

LEACHN + NCHN + NCHIn every round, reclustering happens at local level.
LEACH-CN + 1N + 1In every round, reclustering happens at the BS level.
BCDCPN + 1N + 1In every round, reclustering happens at the BS level.
VCH-ECCRN + NCHN + NCH+ 1Clustering occurs after every 1.85 rounds. See Figure 5 to see the average reclustering time for VCH-ECCR.

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