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Robot Operating System Cookbook by Kumar Bipin

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Introduction

In the previous chapter, we learned how to configure the navigation stack with any mobile robot. Subsequently, we looked into executing Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM). In addition, we have also discussed the Adaptive Monte Carlo Localization (AMCL) algorithm of the navigation stack.

In this chapter, we will address how to create and configure a MoveIt! package for a manipulator robot and perform motion planning. We will also learn how to add perception and perform grasping.

ROS manipulation is the term used to refer to any robot that manipulates something in its environment. And what does this mean? Well, it means that it physically alters something in the world, for instance, by changing it from its initial position. ...

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