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Can Gmapping package in ROS can create map at Runtime

asked 2016-08-14 08:07:46 -0500

Atul Divekar gravatar image

We have gmapping package in ROS Can we create a map in ROS at runtime using gmapping package and without using rosbag file ? If yes ,then how it can be done ?

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answered 2016-08-15 01:22:16 -0500

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Yes this can be done.

Just set up gmapping as you do with the bagfile, but use the inputs of the real robot instead of the topics coming from the bagfile (i.e. the laserscanner message and the tf)

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If yes. Can you explained How it can be done with example?

Atul Divekar gravatar image Atul Divekar  ( 2016-08-16 07:19:29 -0500 )edit

Check out the various packages configuring gmapping, e.g. cob_mapping_slam

mgruhler gravatar image mgruhler  ( 2016-08-18 03:35:38 -0500 )edit

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