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What is a cost map and where is it created?

asked 2020-03-23 19:19:14 -0500 gravatar image

ros navigation possible without a cost map?

Where are costmaps made at?

navigation global plan make it?

Is the planning data of the costmap a coordinate value?

Is it the coordinate value of the map frame reference?

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answered 2020-03-23 20:57:08 -0500

There is a large body of documentation here:

Costmap docs:

Here's a paper on the specific-to-ROS-navigation costmap implementation:

Here's the navigation stack paper from way-back-when:

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If this gave you the required resources -- can you mark as correct so its off our queue?

stevemacenski gravatar image stevemacenski  ( 2020-03-24 21:37:04 -0500 )edit

Thank you. gravatar image  ( 2020-03-24 22:14:35 -0500 )edit

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