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lnxfergy
01-18-2011, 03:18 PM
Intro to ROS:


Installation (http://www.ros.org/wiki/ROS/Installation)
A Brief Overview (http://www.ros.org/wiki/ROS/Introduction)
Beginner Tutorials (http://www.ros.org/wiki/ROS/Tutorials)


Useful Tutorials:


Converting between ROS and OpenCV images (http://www.ros.org/wiki/cv_bridge/Tutorials/UsingCvBridgeToConvertBetweenROSImagesAndOpenCVIma ges)
How to Build a Map using Logged Data (http://www.ros.org/wiki/slam_gmapping/Tutorials/MappingFromLoggedData)
List of all tutorials on the ROS wiki (http://www.ros.org/wiki/AllTutorials)


Commonly Asked for Tools:


Teleoperation: teleop_twist_keyboard (http://www.ros.org/wiki/teleop_twist_keyboard)
Webcam drivers: usb_cam (http://www.ros.org/wiki/usb_cam), uvc_cam (http://www.ros.org/wiki/uvc_camera) (comparison of drivers (http://www.iheartrobotics.com/2010/05/testing-ros-usb-camera-drivers.html) at I<3Robotics)
Map creation: gmapping (http://www.ros.org/wiki/gmapping), karto (http://www.ros.org/wiki/karto) or coreslam (http://www.ros.org/wiki/coreslam).
State machines: executive_smach (http://www.ros.org/wiki/executive_smach)
PS3 controller: ps3joy (http://www.ros.org/wiki/ps3joy)


ROS on the Neato XV-11:


Documentation on ROS wiki for neato_robot (http://www.ros.org/wiki/neato_robot) stack
Getting started tutorial on XV-11 Hacking (http://xv11hacking.wikispaces.com/Connecting+to+ROS) site.


ROS on the iRobot Create:


Brown University irobot_create ROS package (http://www.ros.org/wiki/irobot_create_2_1)
Tutorial (http://www.ros.org/wiki/kinect/Tutorials/Adding%20a%20Kinect%20to%20an%20iRobot%20Create) on adding a Kinect to the iRobot Create
Turtlebot (http://ros.org/wiki/Robots/TurtleBot): Willow Garage's Kinect + Create platform.


ROS for ArbotiX-Based Robots (Including NUKE):


Documentation on ROS wiki for arbotix (http://www.ros.org/wiki/arbotix) stack


ROS for Serializer-Based Robots:


Documentation on ROS wiki for serializer (http://www.ros.org/wiki/serializer) package.
Original Thread on TRC (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?t=4483)


ROS on the Lego NXT:


Documentation and Tutorials on ROS wiki for the nxt (http://www.ros.org/wiki/nxt) stack.


Note: to submit new resources, see our discussion thread (http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?p=45542).