Autonomous driving with Hector Slam

asked 2017-01-19 06:47:26 -0600

burf2000 gravatar image

First, thank you everyone who has helped me, you are epic. I am just trying to get my proof of concept robot up and running quickly :)

So, I have a robot with Lidar on it, its running Hector Slam which publishes a /odem frame. The robot also has a nav_msg (teleop control works) so it can be controlled.

I have fired up Rviz and have the map showing, and if I manually pickup the robot, the map updates etc.

Now I want to be able to tell it to go somewhere? I seen people mention gmapping, ros navigation stack and amcl however I read that these are not needed for Hector Slam? I see there is a hector_exploration_planner package?

If someone can just help me get to the point where I can say, go over there in RVIZ, happy to buy them a beer! I am also on the ROS Slack Channel if anyone else is.

https://github.com/burf2000/ROS_Robot

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Did you find an answer or a solution? I am also stuck with how to use and implement the hector_exploration_planner

hasnain gravatar imagehasnain ( 2018-03-26 06:16:02 -0600 )edit