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What do hector_slam with /odom? [closed]

asked 2014-02-10 05:10:33 -0600

alex.filgueira gravatar image

Hi, I have a question about hector_slam. This link link text say "Use in place of gmapping". In this case, I edit my launch file how say the text: "param name="odom_frame" value="odom" . My question is, What do hector_slam with this topic (/odom)? In case that hector do something. Someone have a example tf.? Thanks.

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answered 2014-02-10 05:29:07 -0600

The odom frame is used for providing compatibility with REP-105 (and thus, gmapping). Currently, odometry information is otherwise ignored internally by hector_mapping, as in the original application it´s use actually lead to degradation of performance (due to severe slippage of robot platforms).

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OK, thanks.

alex.filgueira gravatar image alex.filgueira  ( 2014-02-10 21:03:45 -0600 )edit

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