Sun 07 April 2013

Extracting raw data from ros topics

Posted by ankur in Research (664 words, approximately a 3 minute read)

Recently, I needed to extract raw data that we had collected from the PR2 robot. It's easy to collect data from topics, using the rosbag tool. You can collect data from multiple topics in one bag at a time.

Here's an example command that collects data from the robot:

rosbag …


Thu 28 March 2013

ROS groovy on Fedora 18

Posted by ankur in Tech (377 words, approximately a 2 minute read)


ROS? What is ROS?

ROS is the Robot Operating System. It provides a huge set of software that can be used to robotics research. It provides simulators, algorithms and well, a lot more. For example, it lets one interface with the PR2 robot!

I've only learnt of ROS now, during …