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OpenStreetMap support in Gazebo

October 22, 2014

KhuranaDuring her internship as part of the Gnome Outreach Program for Women, Tashwin Khurana developed a tool for downloading data from the OpenStreetMap database to produce a corresponding world file for Gazebo. Tashwin focused on importing roads, traffic signals, and buildings, and provided support for a new shape type: the extruded polyline. The two-dimensional shape is defined with a series of points that can be extruded to form a solid object, which can be very useful for visualizing buildings and similar constructions.

Khurana is a M.S. student in Computer Science from Lehigh University.

References:

www.gazebosim.org

Repositories:

https://bitbucket.org/osrf/gazebo

https://bitbucket.org/tkhurana/gazebo

https://bitbucket.org/tkhurana/sdformat

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