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hector_slam + rviz [closed]

asked 2012-06-28 04:16:03 -0600

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updated 2012-07-03 12:55:48 -0600

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I'm trying to use hector_mapping with the hokuyo_node. the connection between hokuyo_node and the lidar is ok and it seems like /scan send data to the node /hector_slam is also ok.

But I can realize a realtime map construction with rviz? Do I need to record in a bag file ?

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But I got nothing with the map. Do I need to configure something ?

sjigi123 gravatar image sjigi123  ( 2012-06-28 05:10:23 -0600 )edit

I can't clearly understand how to set up a launch file with the base_frame or odom. I get the same error /map doesnt exist.

My purpose is to use the hector_slam (ie hector_mapping) in order to do for the time being the same process as we can see on the video in the hector_slam wiki page. I am only

sjigi123 gravatar image sjigi123  ( 2012-06-29 02:52:57 -0600 )edit

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answered 2012-06-28 05:15:49 -0600

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when using gmapping , gmapping connects the /map frame to /odom frame then you begin to visualize the map in rviz and I suppose that you may use hector_slam for this because hector_slam uses hector_mapping. check out

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