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gazebo pioneer simulation = real robot behaviour ?

asked 2012-03-16 01:19:55 -0500

prince gravatar image


I want to run some experiments on pioneer 3dx. Before porting on real bot, I want to run these in simulation environment. P2os stack do provide urdf model and an interface with gazebo. I can tele-operate this model with erratic_teleop package. Is it correct to say that real robot will have similar behaviour to robot model?

Can I use stage in conjuction with gazebo so that path planning can be done using maps in stage and execution of happen as with robot model?


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answered 2012-03-18 06:59:46 -0500

AFAIK, gazebo works on ODE & Ogre graphics engines and stage works on FLTK & OpenGL libraries.Further, gazebo models are made using xml scripts and stage models are world files. Hence, I do not think that gazebo and stage can be made work in tandem - they are rather different philosophies !

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Ok, I got this, but what about p2os behaviour?

prince gravatar image prince  ( 2012-03-18 15:31:48 -0500 )edit

@prince The real robot should have nearly the same behaviour as shown in simulations (depends on the correctness of the model, mechatronic functioning etc) however you have rolled up 2 questions into one - if I were you, I would have asked this as 2 separate questions.

Arkapravo gravatar image Arkapravo  ( 2012-03-18 18:54:19 -0500 )edit

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