[ros-users] slam_gmapping messages problem

Brian Gerkey gerkey at willowgarage.com
Sat Apr 24 23:06:43 UTC 2010

On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 9:17 AM, Enea Scioni
<enea.scioni at student.unife.it> wrote:
> By the way, next step in my work could be to build a map using sonar sensors
> instead laser (low cost solution), and when try to integrate both sensors:
> do you know if anybody already tried to do this in ROS? If I understood
> well, the gmapping would be ok for this goal (but not the gmapping wrapper
> in ros, right?)
> If not, what do you suggest to start this work?

I don't know whether GMapping can do sonar-based SLAM, but if it can,
a patch to expose this functionality to ROS would be welcome.


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