[ros-users] Announcing oru-ros-pkg repository

Todor Stoyanov todor.stoyanov at oru.se
Fri May 11 13:53:28 UTC 2012

Hi everyone,

We are pleased to announce the release of a new ROS packages source code
repository! The repository contains several packages for perception and
grasping, developed at the Mobile Robotics and Olfaction Lab at the
Center for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems (AASS) at Örebro
University, Sweden. The source code is available at 


with some rudimentary documentation at the wiki page. Future releases
are going to also include packages for artificial olfaction, so stay
The released packages contain source code for some of our publications,
in particular Three-Dimensional Normal Distributions Transform (3D-NDT)
pointcloud registration and Independent Contact Regions(ICR) computation
for multi-finger grasping. 

In case you are going to attend the ICRA 2012 conference, you can get
first hand information on several of the packages by attending the
corresponding talks:

RGB-D  registration: 			SPME workshop, Mon. 11:20
ICR on noisy real-world data:		TuC210.3
3D-NDT registration: 			ThD06.1
ICR on a patch contact model: 		ThB02.2

Don't hesitate to contact us with comments or questions about the

-- The AASS MRO team

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