Laser scan posting frequency

asked 2016-12-18 20:34:36 -0500

charlie gravatar image

Is there a minimum frequency (i.e. samples per second or even seconds between samples) of laser scan data posts required to properly generate a ros bag file used to generate a successful map using gmapping?

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That strongly depends on the speed of your robot. A drone requires a much higher rate than a wheelchair.

NEngelhard gravatar imageNEngelhard ( 2016-12-19 00:43:52 -0500 )edit

My setup is currently and differential base using a max speed 0.1 m/s, the laser scan rate is one scan every 4 seconds. - charlie

charlie gravatar imagecharlie ( 2016-12-19 11:18:56 -0500 )edit