[ros-users] gmapping with own data

Brian Gerkey gerkey at willowgarage.com
Wed Oct 13 15:18:08 UTC 2010

On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 12:27 AM, eunchul Jeon <jsharp83 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I want to get the static map using Hokuyo UTM-30LX

> I suppose that I need odometry about device.

Indeed, you need odometry information.  While there exist techniques
for building maps from just laser data, the algorithm implemented by
gmapping is not one of them.

Normally you would get odometry from wheel encoders on the robot that
is carrying the laser.


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