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why amcl need tf ? [closed]

asked 2022-08-11 12:09:28 -0500

sidharth.jeyabal gravatar image

I was just stuying the theory part of amcl and i found that amcl node subscibes /map,/laserscan,/odom and /tf.Everything made sense but why is tf needed here?and what tf does amcl node need

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answered 2022-08-12 01:50:58 -0500

Per Edwardsson gravatar image

/tf contains the transform information for where all sensors are located, among other things. It needs to know where the lidar is located to place the laserscan messages in relation to the robot.

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Thank you so mucn

sidharth.jeyabal gravatar image sidharth.jeyabal  ( 2022-08-16 20:25:50 -0500 )edit

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