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Hector_slam and IMU

I'm interested in how an IMU is used as a part of Hector_slam. Is it part of the odom data, or is the IMU purely to stabalize/orient the laser scanner and data from the IMU is not passed to ...
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Setting up tf for Hector SLAM

Hi, all, I am trying to get my hokuyo laser node to work with hector_slam to produce realtime SLAM. I have installed hokuyo_node and the laser seems working properly. I also completed the hector_slam ...
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hector_slam and hokuyo_node

Is the Hokuyo_node included somewhere in the Hector_slam files or does it need to be added separately? Does it go in the same workspace with Hector_Slam or other (please specify)? If added separately, ...
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hector_slam tutorial errors

When running the Hector_slam tutorial (http://www.ros.org/wiki/hector_slam/Tutorials/MappingUsingLoggedData) using the downloaded .bag file I get a map, but I also get the following errors: ...
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ROS_Environments for Hector_SLAM

I'm in the process of learning ROS with a specific target of using Hector_SLAM. I'm using rosws and have made workspaces, directories, etc. I am now exploring Hector_SLAM with its multiple stacks and ...
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Hector_slam and frames ?!!! I'm lost

Hi all. I have a wheeled robot that provide odometry, ahrs and a laser. I'm trying to use hector_slam but I don't understand the frame and transform system. My base robot package provide an "/...
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hector_slam + hector_mapping + RVIZ

Hello, I need some advice or clarification of how to use hector_slam stack with rviz. I want to do the same video as we can see http://www.ros.org/wiki/hector_slam Do I am doing something wrong ? I ...
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hector_slam_launch

Hello, 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 ...
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hector_slam + rviz

Hello, 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 ...
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TF Setting for Hector mapping (roll/pitch angle)

what is the communication between the following frame? Base on my understanding, I'll assume the parent-child relationship as below Parent ----> child --- ----> ...
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Is it the Hector Slam tf setting problem?

Currently I have a Hokoyo Laser Range Finder, PC104 3353f(for onboard), a Microstrain 3DM-GX3-25 IMU and PC (ground PC) I am trying to achieve something similar ...
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hector slam problem with imu

How to combine the hector slam (mapping) with microstrain imu ? will it be cancel out the "SearchDir angle change too large"? thanks Originally posted by jas on ROS Answers with karma: 33 ...
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How much does the /odom frame matter for hector_slam?

From the hector slam tutorial, it is possible to replace gmapping with hector_slam, with or without the presence of the odom frame. What is the difference? For gmapping, the odometry is used when ...
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ROS Answers SE migration: Hector Slam

I am having issues compiling hector slam. I am running fuerte. How is the compatibility for it? Here's my error: ...
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Hector slam visualization error

Hello I am new to ROS and I want to use the hector_slam package. I managed to install and built it. The example shown in the tutorial worked fine, rviz showed how the map, when playing the file with &...
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Kinect doing Hector Slam

Hi all. I'm currently doing a project in school regarding 2D mapping. I'm given a Kinect only. After some trying, I'm able to get a map out of it, using hector_slam and fake_laser codes. However, with ...
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Is it possible to force current robot position on the map (like the initial_pose of the navigation stack)?

Does hector_slam have the capability to accept the current robot position on the map as input, like the initial_pose topic that the navigation stack subscribes to? Originally posted by matthieu ...
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How to record bag-file for hector-mapping

Hello everyone, I've tried to record a .bag-File for creating a map with hector_slam_launch. A Hokuyo UBG-04LX-F01 is used for this - the datastream is running and mapped to "/scan" I've no ...
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hector_slam tf error

Hi, does anybody try to run hector_slam with only laser scanner? The type of laser scanner is URG-04LX-UG01. I tried to run mapping_box.launch & geotiff_mapper.launch and rviz. However, I always ...
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hector_slam under ROS electric

Has anyone tried to run hector_slam under ROS electric? I got the error like below all the time.. {------------------------------------------------------------------------------- mkdir: cannot create ...
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How to generate map with hector_slam and Kinect

Has anyone successfully got the new hector_slam package to work with the Kinect yet? Below is the launch file I am using so far. ...
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