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Getting coordinates through comparing .pgm files using opencv

asked 2016-02-27 10:29:00 -0500

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updated 2016-02-27 22:09:15 -0500

1 - Generated the .pgm files through gmapping using LIDAR data.

-- One with partial map

-- One with map of the whole area

Trying to:

2 - Use opencv to compare the maps

3 - To get the coordinates of the lidar at the partial map

-- For pinpointing this lidar in the full map

Above is the brief summary of the problem encountered. Anyone may have any advice or a direct solution.

Please and Thank You viewers.

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answered 2016-02-27 15:43:02 -0500

A variant of what you describe is implemented in the hector_mapstitch package. It can be used to align two maps with each other. When both robots run a SLAM system, their relative poses can be computed from the transform between the two maps and their location in their respective maps.

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I am getting quite confuse with the ros_mapstitch function. Can you please advice me on that thank you.

Avonic gravatar image Avonic  ( 2016-03-01 02:55:46 -0500 )edit

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