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Multiple node-ID assignation

asked 2013-05-28 07:43:30 -0500

mateo_7_7 gravatar image

updated 2014-01-28 17:16:41 -0500

ngrennan gravatar image

I'm a neophyte of ROS programming: i need to use the same ROS-node for multiple independent agents; in other words i want to automatically replicate a node (during the launching), each one with its own ID. In addition i'd like to use this ID in each node in such a way that i can define a topic for each agent (node) using a string and an integer (ID) variable. can someone help me? thanks

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answered 2016-07-27 17:55:52 -0500

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You can set the node name as a parameter when you run it. And you can use a local topic name, which will be relative to the node name.

http://wiki.ros.org/Names

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