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How to know that the goal is on the map or not?

asked 2020-07-17 04:08:12 -0600

Redhwan gravatar image

updated 2020-07-17 04:09:05 -0600

My code is using the goal as input from the sensor but sometime some values is out the map because sensor's noise.

How to figure it out and put a condition if the value is on map (send goal), otherwise (no send goal)?

you can see the values in the code is position = {'x': 1.22, 'y': 2.56}

this full my code:

#!/usr/bin/env python

import rospy
from move_base_msgs.msg import MoveBaseAction, MoveBaseGoal
import actionlib
from actionlib_msgs.msg import *
from geometry_msgs.msg import Pose, Point, Quaternion

class GoToPose():
    def __init__(self):

        self.goal_sent = False

        # What to do if shut down (e.g. Ctrl-C or failure)

        # Tell the action client that we want to spin a thread by default
        self.move_base = actionlib.SimpleActionClient("move_base", MoveBaseAction)
        rospy.loginfo("Wait for the action server to come up")

        # Allow up to 5 seconds for the action server to come up

    def goto(self, pos, quat):

        # Send a goal
        self.goal_sent = True
        goal = MoveBaseGoal()
        goal.target_pose.header.frame_id = 'map'
        goal.target_pose.header.stamp =
        goal.target_pose.pose = Pose(Point(pos['x'], pos['y'], 0.000),
                                     Quaternion(quat['r1'], quat['r2'], quat['r3'], quat['r4']))

        # Start moving

        # Allow TurtleBot up to 60 seconds to complete task
        success = self.move_base.wait_for_result(rospy.Duration(60))

        state = self.move_base.get_state()
        result = False

        if success and state == GoalStatus.SUCCEEDED:
            # We made it!
            result = True

        self.goal_sent = False
        return result

    def shutdown(self):
        if self.goal_sent:

if __name__ == '__main__':
        rospy.init_node('nav_test', anonymous=False)
        navigator = GoToPose()

        # Customize the following values so they are appropriate for your location
        position = {'x': 1.22, 'y': 2.56}
        quaternion = {'r1': 0.000, 'r2': 0.000, 'r3': 0.000, 'r4': 1.000}

        rospy.loginfo("Go to (%s, %s) pose", position['x'], position['y'])
        success = navigator.goto(position, quaternion)

        if success:
            rospy.loginfo("Hooray, reached the desired pose")
            rospy.loginfo("The base failed to reach the desired pose")

        # Sleep to give the last log messages time to be sent

    except rospy.ROSInterruptException:
        rospy.loginfo("Ctrl-C caught. Quitting")

Thank you in advance!

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You can probably check its costmap value as suggested by 942, but that does not tell you if the position is actually reachable. I would try the ~make_plan service of move_base with parameter make_plan_clear_costmap=false

Humpelstilzchen gravatar image Humpelstilzchen  ( 2020-07-19 04:45:37 -0600 )edit

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answered 2020-07-17 05:19:51 -0600 gravatar image

maybe we can get it from costmap code

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