Session Outline

This week comprises of material that will introduce you to the different concepts of autonomy with respect to the platform at hand. We will talk about the different packages used in ROS for the purposes of mapping and localization. You will learn key concepts in ROS that you will need to develop code and to integrate existing code. At the end of this week you should be able to run various SLAM and Localization packages provided by ROS.

Lecture 3.1 - Rigid Body Transformations

Lecture 3.2 - Hector Mapping - Simultaneous Localization and Mapping

Lecture 3.3 - Adaptive Monte Carlo Localization

Test Your Skills

After reviewing the lectures above, continue to the tutorials for this lesson.