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How to choose a suitable navigation package

asked 2017-10-03 06:54:27 -0600

marawy_alsakaf gravatar image

updated 2017-10-19 10:26:35 -0600

Hello everybody, my project is an outdoor autonomous navigation mobile robot using ROS, the sensors used are Lidar, GPS, encoders and IMU


i prepared the drivers for the sensors and actuators and each part is worked well separately with ROS, but now i want to connect and gather all the project so i am trying to find a suitable ROS package (providing autonomous navigation & SLAM),


what are the main differences between the existed packages and what is the preferred package for outdoor navigation , "Any help and ideas are welcomed "

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Specifically, what packages are you looking at? There are many packages in the ROS ecosystem.

jayess gravatar image jayess  ( 2017-10-03 11:36:09 -0600 )edit

jayess as i mentioned above packages for autonomous navigation & SLAM

marawy_alsakaf gravatar image marawy_alsakaf  ( 2017-10-03 12:29:20 -0600 )edit

You've mentioned what you want them to do (SLAM, navigation, etc), but not exactly what packages (names, links) you're referring to. How can someone tell you the difference between things if you haven't said what those things are?

jayess gravatar image jayess  ( 2017-10-03 12:31:47 -0600 )edit

jayess ok sorry i am asking for any package in ROS could do these things i know only hector slam and navigation stack so i am asking about the rest of packages

marawy_alsakaf gravatar image marawy_alsakaf  ( 2017-10-03 12:46:10 -0600 )edit

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answered 2017-10-20 05:18:57 -0600

Procópio gravatar image

If you have not yet integrated your other modules and performed navigation, I would start with gmapping to create the maps and the default navigation stack.

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OK i'm going to use it. thank you sir.

marawy_alsakaf gravatar image marawy_alsakaf  ( 2017-10-20 12:20:56 -0600 )edit

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