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Convention for value in static transform publisher node

asked 2011-12-05 03:14:08 -0500

alfa_80 gravatar image

I would like to check my understanding, whether it is right or wrong regarding the parameter value when using static_transform_publisher node tutorial. For example, like below:

<node pkg="tf" type="static_transform_publisher" name="base_link_to_laser" 
  args="1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 /base_link /laser 40" />

So, the x-value set there as 1.0 is in meter right?

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answered 2011-12-05 03:26:57 -0500

arebgun gravatar image

That is correct, all distance/length measurements are in meters, angles are in radians. In general you should reference Standard Units of Measure and Coordinate Conventions document is you have any doubts about units.

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