Wireless Personal Communications

, Volume 105, Issue 2, pp 655–671 | Cite as

Big-Data Based Real-Time Interactive Growth Management System in Wireless Communications

  • Jonghun Kim
  • Heetae Jang
  • Jong Tak Kim
  • Hee-Jun Pan
  • Roy C. ParkEmail author


Obesity in children and adolescents has become a severe social issue worldwide. More than 85% of obesity in children and adolescents develops into adult obesity or leads to adult diseases like high blood pressure, artery hardening, and diabetes because of unbalanced growth and development. For this reason, a long-term and systematic care system needs to be developed using wireless communications technologies. Although many of the world’s governments have tried a variety of obesity-care policies, a poor care system remains in the children- and adolescent-healthcare areas. Therefore, this study proposes the big-data-based real-time interactive growth management (RIGM) system for the integrated growth and development of children and adolescents in the wireless communications environment. In the development of the RIGM, the activity, heart rate, steps, and other kinds of bio-data that can be received from a smart device are monitored; the growth and development status is analyzed comprehensively in the platform that receives the bio-data through wireless communications, and it is interactively checked by an application in real time. After the designed child and adolescent growth-management system was tested, the possibility of its use as a systematic growth-management system was confirmed.


Wireless communication Big-data Platform Child and youth Data mining 



This research was supported by Incheon Business Information Technopark.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonghun Kim
    • 1
  • Heetae Jang
    • 2
  • Jong Tak Kim
    • 3
  • Hee-Jun Pan
    • 3
  • Roy C. Park
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Computer SoftwareDaelim UniversityAnyang-siRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Department of 4th Industrial Revolution Preparing TeamIncheon Business Information TechnoparkIncheonRepublic of Korea
  3. 3.Department of R&D CenterMSU, Inc.IncheonRepublic of Korea
  4. 4.Division of Computer EngineeringDongseo UniversityBusanRepublic of Korea

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