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How to autonomous localization on TurtleBot?

asked 2011-12-26 00:22:25 -0500

Mintra gravatar image

Hi all,

I am very new on ROS and TurtleBot. I have done the tutorial on the TurtleBot where located on this link http://www.ros.org/wiki/Robots/TurtleBot . The thing is I would like to make a TurtleBot to autonomous localization which means the user have not to localize it by themselves. Moreover, I want TurtleBot can walk thought in a known map, and localize it.

I am working on this tutorial as well which is related to AMCL. http://www.ros.org/wiki/navigation , but I don't know it will reach to my propose or not?

So, could you please suggest me what is the first thing I should do?

Best,

Mintra.

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answered 2011-12-26 06:51:48 -0500

Ryan gravatar image

You're on the right track. Tutorial #3 from the navigation page is your best bet.

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Thanks a lot Ryan. One thing I found on that page is I have to localize it by drag in the direction where TurtleBot is pointing, right? So, if I want TurtleBot to drive automatically and localize by itself llike this vdo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWvLX6xmoAw , you have any idea how to do this?
Mintra gravatar imageMintra ( 2011-12-26 13:15:56 -0500 )edit
@Mintra You'll know if you try the tutorial that dragging is just giving the starting & destination position and orientation. amcl_demo.launch contains both localizing and auto-navigation (as it's clear from its name = AMCL).
130s gravatar image130s ( 2011-12-26 17:23:47 -0500 )edit
@IsaacSaito Oh I see. Thanks for your information. :)))
Mintra gravatar imageMintra ( 2011-12-26 20:52:48 -0500 )edit

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