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Octomap + Rosjava?

asked 2014-03-03 00:00:48 -0500

AdrianGonzalez gravatar image

First of all, sorry if the question is a foolishness. I am going to substitute Player (which I use with PlayerClient) by ROS (which I ment to use with Rosjava).

In the current implementation I use a custom-defined map type, but I need to change it by Octomap. I know that there is a Octomap plugin to use with ROS, but I need to know if it is possible to recover the map using Rosjava and obtain information about it.

Thank you in advance.

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answered 2014-03-03 00:56:18 -0500

dornhege gravatar image

You can receive the octomap message with rosjava and interpret the information yourself. However the octomap library itself that makes this usable is written in C++.

AFAIK there are no java bindings.

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Thank you. I have implemented a basic java binding for the main functionalities of Octomap, so I hope integrate to integrate Octomap in my planner.

AdrianGonzalez gravatar image AdrianGonzalez  ( 2014-05-05 06:30:22 -0500 )edit

If you are happy with the bindings, these would be nice to package in the core rosjava repos - perhaps rosjava_extras.

Daniel Stonier gravatar image Daniel Stonier  ( 2014-05-13 20:17:15 -0500 )edit

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