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rostopic navigation_velocity_smoother/raw_cmd_vel

asked 2016-04-29 03:06:36 -0500

b2meer gravatar image

updated 2016-04-29 03:20:14 -0500

I am implementing navigation stack on my robot and using move_base to move the robot. The move base node is publishing Twist messages on rostopic navigation_velocity_smoother/raw_cmd_vel. Can anyone describe what this topic is for ?

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answered 2016-05-08 14:34:51 -0500

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I'm not sure which velocity_smoother you're referring to, but this package has documentation for the topics: http://wiki.ros.org/yocs_velocity_smo...

The velocity smoother is designed to smooth out potentially jerky commands to keep a robot from rocking around if the user is too aggressive with the joystick.

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Thanks for your response. I will look into this package.

b2meer gravatar image b2meer  ( 2016-05-08 15:03:34 -0500 )edit

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