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What is max_obstacle_height param in costmap_common of navigation stack ?

asked 2020-07-31 03:00:09 -0500

Shiva_uchiha gravatar image

Wiki gives this definition:The maximum height in meters of a sensor reading considered valid. This is usually set to be slightly higher than the height of the robot. Setting this parameter to a value greater than the global max_obstacle_height parameter has no effect. Setting this parameter to a value less than the global max_obstacle_height will filter out points from this sensor above that height.

I understand that any data read by this sensor above this height will be filtered out , why this parameter needed in a planar scanner ?

am i understanding this in wrong way ?

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answered 2020-08-03 12:10:20 -0500

David Lu gravatar image

The short answer: In a planar scanner, it is not needed.

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