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Table 3 Performance trade-offs made by the routing protocols being analyzed

From: Sink mobility aware energy-efficient network integrated super heterogeneous protocol for WSNs

Protocol Achievement Reference Price to pay Reference
iMBEENISH More alive nodes Fig. 7 Rate of CH selection Figs. 5 and 10
  Packets sent to BS Fig. 8 Distance computation between CH and BS Fig. 4
  Packets received at BS Fig. 9 Sink movement to the CHs Fig. 6
  Rate of CH selection Fig. 10 Energy consumption  
MBEENISH More alive nodes Fig. 7 Sharp energy depletion  
  Packets sent to BS Fig. 8 Distance computation between CH and BS Fig. 4
  Packets received at BS Fig. 9 Sink movement to the CHs Fig. 3
  Rate of CH selection Fig. 10 Lower stability period Fig. 1
iBEENISH More alive nodes Fig. 7 Sharp energy depletion  
  Packets sent to BS Fig. 8 Changes CH selection probability dynamically Fig. 10
  Packets received at BS Fig. 9 CH selection of high-energy nodes Fig. 10
  Rate of CH selection Fig. 10 Redundant transmission  
BEENISH More alive nodes Fig. 7 Sharp energy depletion due to four types of nodes Fig. 1
  Packets sent to BS Fig. 8 Rate of CH selection Fig. 10
  Packets received at BS Fig. 9 Rate of CH selection Fig. 10
  Rate of CH selection Fig. 10 Sudden energy depletion  
EDEEC More alive nodes Fig. 7 Energy consumption due to three nodes forwarding  
  Packets sent to BS Fig. 8 Throughput decreases due to packets loss in the midway Fig. 9
  Packets received at BS Fig. 9 Distant propagations Fig. 5
  Rate of CH selection Fig. 10 More complexity involved  
DDEEC More alive nodes Fig. 7 Energy consumption due to two nodes forwarding  
  Packets sent to BS Fig. 8 As rounds pass, advanced nodes will have the same CH selection probability like that of the normal ones Fig. 10
  Packets received at BS Fig. 9 CH selection Fig. 10
  Rate of CH selection Fig. 10 Redundant transmission and lower stability period Fig. 7
DEEC More alive nodes Fig. 7 Overhead and complexity of forming clusters Fig. 10
  Packets sent to BS Fig. 8 Less alive nodes Fig. 7
  Packets received at BS Fig. 9 Less alive nodes Fig. 7
  Rate of CH selection Fig. 10 Packets sent and received at BS Figs. 8 and 9