Hector in simulation using turtlebot

asked 2017-05-25 10:07:08 -0500

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I'm using ros indigo and trying to properly use hactor_mapping and _slam with turtlebot in gazebo. I couldn't find any tutorials on how to do that. Is it possible or it works best with a real turtlebot? If it is possible to use it in simulation, are there any guides for doing that?

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You definitely can run hector in gazebo. You can setup gazebo with turtle bot firs. Make sure you have a correct laser scan published by gazebo first. Then you can exploring launching hector_mapping. As long as hector_mapping is subscribing to correct laser_scan topic, it should generate a map.

DavidN gravatar imageDavidN ( 2017-05-27 06:12:26 -0500 )edit