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hector mapping map size

asked 2017-03-23 08:20:30 -0500

bobbyros gravatar image

Hello everybody!

I am currently mapping a small tunnel, with about 200m in length and I'm using hector slam with a laser scanner. All working good so far, but with the exception that the map size is not big enough. I have to set the maps size manually via map_size in the launch file before I really know how big the map will be. This may lead to moving outside the map area and not being able to map any further. Setting up a map_size of 20000 etc. is not an option, since it would use up too much space.

Is there a way to dynamically increase the map size?

Cheers and thanks in advance

Bobby

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answered 2017-10-15 13:02:15 -0500

Goldie gravatar image

Try rqt_reconfigure. You should then be able to change parameters dynamically.

Cheers, Goldie

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