What packages apart from reuleaux can be used for optimal base positioning of a robot for mobile manipulation?

asked 2017-05-08 06:58:37 -0500

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updated 2017-05-08 07:00:03 -0500

The package reuleaux has issues with compiling in ros-kinetic due to HDF5 error. I was wondering if there is any other packages that also find the optimal base position for mobile manipulation using inverse reachability analysis.

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I know of no ROS pkgs (they might exist though), but OpenRAVE does have Inverse Reachability capabilities. The MoveIt Benchmark / Workbench also does something similar, although it doesn't do placement for you, just evaluation of whatever you defined as the position of the robot and a given task.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2017-05-08 11:33:26 -0500 )edit

The HDF5 error in Reuleaux for ROS-kinetic is solved in this issue https://github.com/ros-industrial-con... You can try it now.

jontromanab gravatar image jontromanab  ( 2017-10-03 20:51:30 -0500 )edit