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asked 2012-03-25 11:54:31 -0600

anonymous user


updated 2012-03-26 10:21:29 -0600

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Hello!I'm new to ros and i'm trying to get the orientation of a robot simulated in stage,so i've to subscribe to /odom,right?but i see that it has a lot of fields and i think that i only need the quaternion for the orientation,so how can i get this?and how can transform this into a theta?i've read the transform tf::getYaw,i must use this one?and in this case what should include in the code?thanks

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What programming language are you using?

David Lu gravatar image David Lu  ( 2012-03-25 12:38:58 -0600 )edit

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answered 2012-03-30 10:05:10 -0600

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In answer to all of the little sub-questions you asked: Yes. To all of them. /odom isn't necessarily the globally-correct pose, though; see the REP about coordinate frames for details on that. Otherwise, you're spot on.

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