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Robot Operating System Cookbook by Kumar Bipin

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Grasping

Finally, you'll need to know about grasping. And what is grasping? Well, the word grasping refers to the action of catching an object from the environment in order to perform an action with it; for instance, to change an object's position. During the grasping process, there are other variables that take place, such as the perception of the environment.

Even though grasping may look like a very easy and simple task, it is not. Not at all! There are lots of variables that need to be taken into account, and there are lots of things that can go wrong! We will learn the basics about grasping in the upcoming sections.

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