#411 added min_dist property to hokuyo_aist

Release-2.2
closed-fixed
Player (393)
5
2009-05-01
2009-04-22
Anonymous
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When there is a scratch on the surface of the device, the laser may see very close obstacles, which can seriously disturb navigation algorithms. With this feature, obstacle points closer than min_dist are considered as erroneous and replaced by surrounding values. If min_dist is set to 0, this behavior is inactive and we get the raw reading. Otherwise, min_dist is the minimal distance value in meters. Default is 0.
Actually, this would be usefull to add this feature to all laser and rangers...

Discussion

  • brice

    brice - 2009-04-22

    I posted that patch; I was not logged in.

     
  • G Biggs

    G Biggs - 2009-05-01

    I made this an actual property, rather than just a configuration file value. This allows clients to change the value at runtime.

     
  • G Biggs

    G Biggs - 2009-05-01
    • status: open --> closed-fixed
     
  • G Biggs

    G Biggs - 2009-05-01

    The changes have been made in SVN trunk.
    Thank you for your contribution.

     

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