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hector slam configuration

asked 2016-05-24 10:30:28 -0500

Emilien gravatar image

Hi, i have kinect 1, i conver it to laser_scan and all is ok. i want to make hector SLAM, i install it with:

git clone

now, i don't know how to configure it with rviz although i follow this tutorial link text

can you show me how to configure it please?

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answered 2016-05-27 00:14:49 -0500

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Instead of getting the source code and building it by yourself, you can download the binaries i.e. hector_slam package itself for your ROS distribution. You can use command

sudo apt-get install ros-your_ros_dist_name-hector-slam

for eg. in case of ros indigo you can use command

sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-hector-slam

this will download and install all the necessary packages for hector slam.

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yes and after installation, i must modify something? i have laser scan data and odometry data

Emilien gravatar image Emilien  ( 2016-05-27 03:09:17 -0500 )edit

then follow this tutorial setting your robot. For example you can check this project hector_slam_example. In hector_hokuyo.launch file, replace hokuyo part by kinect.

gp gravatar image gp  ( 2016-05-27 04:32:56 -0500 )edit

If you just want to check hector slam you can follow this tutorial. After installing binaries you don't need to modify anything. You can straightaway use it.

gp gravatar image gp  ( 2016-05-27 04:50:52 -0500 )edit

ok thanks i will try this

Emilien gravatar image Emilien  ( 2016-05-27 05:10:57 -0500 )edit

thank you it works well

Emilien gravatar image Emilien  ( 2016-05-27 09:53:42 -0500 )edit

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