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customising the path planning algorithm

asked 2016-04-16 20:58:53 -0500

Ajith kumar gravatar image

I am trying to change the path planning algorithm which is used for the robots to find the shortest path to reach the goal in rviz. i want to customize it with my algorithm so as to find the shortest path efficiently . so, i want to know which package is responsible for path planning of robots.[NOTE: I am currently working on simulated jackal robot.]

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answered 2016-04-17 04:06:00 -0500

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updated 2016-04-17 04:06:57 -0500

Path/trajectory planning is performed using the navigation stack which itself consist mainly of the move_base node and a (local/global) costmap. move_base loads a local and a global planner plugin. So what you want is probably to load your selfmade global planner here.

You can refer to the Tutorial Writing a Global Path Planner as Plugin for ROS.

There are also a lot of other questions here regarding your concerns:

I recommend to first investigate how the navigation stack works in general before trying to implement your own plugin interface.

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thank you sir for your reply.

Ajith kumar gravatar imageAjith kumar ( 2016-04-21 20:35:09 -0500 )edit

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