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how to do slam with a custom robot in Gazebo?

asked 2016-02-13 07:08:03 -0500

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Hi everyone,

I'm trying to build a map using SLAM(gmapping) and my own (virtual) robot which is equipped with a hokuyo LRF under Gazebo, i have looked around but could not find a tutorial on how to do this. for example

http://wiki.ros.org/robotino_navigati... http://wiki.ros.org/turtlebot_navigat...

these tutorials don't explain how to do it with a customized robot.

my question is how do i obtain the laser scan data and pass it to the corresponding listener? I've noticed in some tutorials it is published by a topic named /base_scan,which does not appear when i load the model into the Gazebo environment.

Any suggestions or help will be much appreciated. Thanks!

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Hello! I have the same problem a long time now. DId you find any solution to the problem? Thank you

moshimojo gravatar image moshimojo  ( 2018-01-31 03:05:28 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-02-13 11:06:04 -0500

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buy the Book Programming Robots with ROS: A Practical Introduction to the Robot Operating System It hast an step by step tutorial and it easy to read.

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