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hector_slam kinda running away

Hi folks, got a problem with hector_slam here. For about a minute or so it's working like a charm. I can drive around with my robot seeing its estimated pose being ...
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How to mark victims in hector slam?

Hi, I am using Hector_Slam for mapping.And I use hector_geotiff to save maps.But what should I do to mark victims on maps ?Any advice will be appreciated !Thank you very much! Originally posted by ...
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How to run hector_slam with bag file of laser scanner?

Hi, I record laser scanner data by "rosbag record" option. When I want to run hector_slam with the bag file I faced some errors. I use these commands to run: ...
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How to write a driver for Hokuyo Laser Scanner?

I want to write a driver for laser scanner and publish data on /scan topic. I write this code for initializing: ...
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Recommended quadrotor for using hector_slam package

Hi, Which would be the recommended quadrotor for using hector_slam. I am currently trying the nicely documented tutorial : hector_quadrotor ( link ) . I was wondering on which all quadrotor everyone ...
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problem with hector_slam

i am using hector_slam with laser data of kinect but when i move kinect to create map the map jumps, and does not create a compleate map. tnx for your seggestions. Originally posted by parhamso on ...
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How does Hector_mapping and Gmapping do if the robot is on the slope?

Hello everyone! I have made both hector_mapping and Gmapping work well on the ground , but I got some problems when the robot is on continuous slope of 20 degrees.How does the two algorithms work at ...
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slam map inconsistent

Hello, I was building a map using hector slam, the result was good but I found map inconsistent when the robot U - turn from a dead end. I don't have odometry on the robot. The first picture shows the ...
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how can i merge some maps?

i want to know, how can i merge two or three maps to one file, maps are created using hector slam? Originally posted by programmer on ROS Answers with karma: 61 on 2014-02-26 Post score: 0 Original ...
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trajectory saving problem

when i do bellow tutorial to create hector_slam map with trajectory ,bellow error caused but i can see online map on rviz without any problem and with trajectory, but when i try to save map with ...
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mapping trajectory error

when i do bellow tutorial,bellow error caused, what's problem? ...
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How can I change code in hector_slam?

Hi all, Today I have 2 questions. 1º: Where is the file with the Particle filter, or similar, in Hector_SLAM? I suppose that it is connected with hector_mapping but I don´t find the file. 2º: Can I ...
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What do hector_slam with /odom?

Hi, I have a question about hector_slam. This link link text say "Use in place of gmapping". In this case, I edit my launch file how say the text: "param name="odom_frame" ...
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How can i save hector slam online map *.tiff?

How can i save hector slam map online running on rviz in a *.tiff file.? i run bellow command but don't worked, why? rostopic pub syscommand std_msgs/String "savegeotiff" Originally posted ...
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How can i change Hector Slam Map scale and color?

I want to change bellow parameter to Hector Salam map, How can i do that? ...
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The map in hector_slam blinks

Hi, I use a laser Hokuyo UTM-30LX with hector-slam in ROS hydro. I create a .bag used rosbag record -O name -a When run hokuyo_node and hector_slam. The problem is that when I play this .bag in ...
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How to solve tf problem for hector slam

Hi, I am using hokuyo UTM-30lx to do mapping using hector slam and i am facing a problem when running the hector slam. It shows the following message below: ...
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Problem setting up hector_slam (no map), please help

Hello, I have been trying to make hector slam work on my turtlebot with a hokuyo 04lx laser. I am using ROS fuerte, ubuntu 12.04. Steps I followed: Did rosmake to hector_slam package with no errors. ...
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Using hector slam with amcl for localization in a pre-made map

I wanted to exploit the fact that hector_mapping gives pretty accurate position estimate. I used the position estimate to find odometry and now hector_mapping successful publishes the odom message and ...
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Using Hector mapping for odometry with amcl for localization in a pre given map

I wanted to exploit the fact that hector_mapping gives pretty accurate position estimate. I used the position estimate to find odometry and now hector_mapping successful publishes the odom message and ...
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Hector slam with turtlebot in Gazebo

Hello, I'm trying to properly use Hector slam in simulation using a turtlebot. I'm using ROS hydro and Gazebo 1.9 on ubuntu 12.04. Once I spawned in Gazebo the turtlebot and the world I created, I use ...
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How to draw a personalized path line in rviz (for example 30cm wide)

Is there a possibility to draw the path in a hector-map in rviz with a userdefined wide? The reason is I'm tracking a VR100 vacuum cleaning robot (aka neato) cleaning my house. Because the wide of it'...
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how to use hector_slam?

Hello All, I am new to ROS and learning slowly. I am using ROS fuerte, ubuntu 12.04. I downloaded the hector_slam package from the ros wiki page. After installing from the github repository, did a ...
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Autonomous navigation using navigation stack and hector slam

Hello, I am trying to perform autonomous navigation using hector slam and the navigation stack, something similar to this ( www.youtube.com/watch?v=5V-0Y43i0h8 ) or ( www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Drifting problem in Hector_mapping

Hi guys! Recently, I tried using the hector_slam package for mapping. The Laser which I am using is Hokuyo LiDAR UTM-30LX. Originally posted by Edward Ramsay on ROS Answers with karma: 65 on 2013-07-...
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run hector_slam with LaserScan topic only

Hello, I am trying to get work with hector_slam using SICK Laser. I want to map a room with SICK laser only. I will carry my notebook with the SICK Laser. What I have tried : Record the /scan topic ...
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How Hector Autonomous Rescue Robot Detect QRCodes?

Hi I am using Hector_slam package for mapping and marking objects and Now I need to add QRcodes Detection to it. anyone knows How can i do this job with darmstadt Ros packages? Originally posted by ...
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Hector_SLAM on BeagleBone error

I have hector_slam running on the BeagleBone. IMU_UM6 and URG-04X both launch and stream data. I have not had success getting hokuyo_node functional so I am using the newer urg_node and changed the ...
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Hector_slam install fails; missing dependency opencv2

I'm doing an install on my BeagleBone and I get the following error: Unable to locate package ros-groovy-opencv2 This indicates the binary is not available for the ...
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hector_slam with odometry?

Hi, My data is from a big tunnel, about 700m long, and I want to do some mapping. The problem is, that each scan looks nearly the same, with no big changes and the scanmatcher without odometry has ...
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quadRotor odom. options (single camera?)

Hi all, I have a quadrotor with the following sensors: : sparton IMU : hokuyo URG : forward facing camera : downward facing camera I've messing around with hector_slam using the IMU and the laser ...
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Hector Trajectory path is not flowing smoothly

I used the hector mapping package in combination with an XV-11 Vacuum Cleaner. Although its laser has a relatively low range and update rate, the created maps turned out to be pretty accurate, and ...
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Hector_SLAM, changing from Fuerte to Groovy?

Is there a version of Hector_SLAM configured for ROS Groovy? If yes, how do I move my Hector_SLAM settings, et. al. developed for Fuerte to the Groovy configuration? Asked another way: How do I move ...
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How to extract and use laser data from /scan topic in ROS using C++?

Hi, How do I subscribe to the /scan topic so that I can store laser scan data in a data structure? We are trying to get the data to use for control loops. Originally posted by hesh8 on ROS Answers ...
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How to extract information from hector slam for autonomous navigation

Hello, I've got hector slam working with my hokuyo laser range finder. Now, I'm trying to use the information it uses to generate a map so that I can use it for navigating an aerial robot. Can someone ...
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help with hector_exploration and hector_mapping

Hi, I am trying to run hector_exploration_node and hector_mapping. First, I launch the pointcloud_to_laserscan (I am using a kinect and getting laser scan data from pointcloud_to_laserscan), then I ...
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Using Hector Slam with Hokuyo laser range finder

Hi, So I'm kinda new to ROS. I ran the tutorial launch file with the bag file and I was able to see it working in rviz. What I am having trouble with right now is how to get hokuyo_node and ...
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Error when Running hector slam from home directory

I have created a launch file that calls hectormapping.launch and the geotiff_mapper.launch, these function correctly when the Hector SLAM stack is installed from repositories into "opt/ros.."...
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Hector_SLAM, How to read sensor data from remote interface

I am working on two approaches to do generate map scans from a remote device. The basic hardware set-up: At the robot is a BeagleBone/Ubuntu with Hokuyo and UM6-IMU w/Ethernet connection to Access ...
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hector_slam, read sensors over Ethernet?

I'm wondering if it is possible to read the Hokuyo and IMU data via Ethernet rather than through the USB ports? My current desire is to have the sensors attached to a raspberry pi/other interface and ...
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Hector_mapping RVIZ visualization showing everything but the map

Hi, So, this is an odd one. I got the following "good" visualisation of hector_mapping in RVIZ (imgur link because I need 20 karma to attach an image..) by running this simple launch file: <...
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hector_mapping: base_link -> laser transform times out once

Hi, I'm setting up a hector_mapping node. My simple launch file sets up a static base_link -> laser transform: ...
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Hector Slam with Kinect - Error could not transform laser scan into base frame

Forgive my naivety but i'm new to ROS so its all a bit strange to me. I followed the method provided in answers.ros.org/question/11363/how-to-generate-map-with-hector_slam-and-kinect/ and after ...
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hector_slam sporadic update error of /odom

Hi We use a non-holonomic wheeled platform with two SICK s300 laser scanners, and have recently tried to apply hector_slam instead of gmapping because gmapping uses almost 100% cpu and hector_slam ...
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hector_slam: how to load a saved map (and perform localization)

Hi, I read the tutorial about creating a new map with hector_slam and save it. My question now is: how to load a saved map and use it for localization? (thus substituting amcl) Thanks Originally ...
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turtlebot+hector slam possibile or not?

Is it possible to apply hector mapping on the turtlebot? Anyone did ever tried this before successfully? Considering the poor odometry from the irobot create, I think hector slam can produce good ...
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Hector_Slam mapping Hokuyo

Hello I'm trying to create something similar to this http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=F8pdObV_df4, but i'm not able to create constant good maps. I'm using hector slam with ...
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Hector_Slam Imu How to set up the tf tree

Hi all I'm currently working with hector_slam for creating maps. I have written a package for my imu which offers me a rotation matrix, so that i can calculate roll, pitch and yaw. My question is: How ...
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hector_mapping set-up

From the tutorial (http://www.ros.org/wiki/hector_slam/Tutorials/SettingUpForYourRobot) which launch file is to be edited? hector_slam/hector_mapping/launch/mapping_default.launch or other? Also, from ...
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Hector_Slam tutorial problem (Map is not created)

Hi all I started to work with hector slam. My system is ubuntu 11.10 and fuerte full. My problem is if i try to run the tutorial (described here http://www.ros.org/wiki/hector_slam/Tutorials/...
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