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Cannot locate node of type [stereo_vslam_node] in package [vslam_system]

asked 2011-08-29 11:29:39 -0600

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I am trying to run VSLAM on Stereo Data. When trying to roslaunch stereo_vslam.launch, I'm getting this error message cannot launch node of type [vslam_system/stereo_vslam_node]: Cannot locate node of type [stereo_vslam_node] in package [vslam_system]. I cheched and found stereo_vslam_node was under vslam/bin, ans was not sure why ROS could not locate it?

I found a similar question posted earlier, and followed suggestions described in the "answer" section, but still got the same error message. Any advices will be appreciated.

Thanks CC

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answered 2011-09-02 11:09:12 -0600

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vslam is experimental research code. It is not actively being supported, but patches are welcome.

If you would like a robust method of localization and mapping with a stereo camera or kinect, use the 2D slam_gmapping stack. See the pointcloud_to_laserscan package from the turtlebot stack and the SLAM Gmapping with Kinect Tutorial for the turtlebot.

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