Announcing the Lightning ROS Package for Path Planning

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From Dmitry Berenson

Hi everyone,

We're happy to announce a new package that uses a robot's previous experience to plan paths faster than planning-from-scratch alone.

The package is called LightningROS, and it is an implementation of the Lightning Path Planning Framework described in this paper:

A Robot Path Planning Framework that Learns from Experience Dmitry Berenson, Pieter Abbeel, and Ken Goldberg IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2012.

This package uses OMPL planners to implement each component in lightning and can be called the same way as any other OMPL planner.

The package website is here: .

The wiki describing installation, examples, etc. is here:

Please join our users list (click the Mailing Lists tab on the page) to post questions/comments, we'd love to hear your feedback!

The code was developed at UC Berkeley by Cameron Lee and Dmitry Berenson under the supervision of Prof. Pieter Abbeel and Prof. Ken Goldberg.

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