Average Calculator  0.1.0
Library for calculating averages.
Average Calculator ROS

Average Calculator ROS


This packages implements a ROS interface for the average calculator.


Install Debian Packages

To install all packages from the this repository as Debian packages use

sudo apt install ros-${ROS_DISTRO}-...

Building from Source



To build from source, clone the latest version from this repository into your catkin workspace and compile the package using

cd ~/catkin_ws/src
git clone git@bitbucket.org:anybotics/software_development_guideline.git
catkin build average_calculator_ros

Unit Tests

Run the unit tests with

catkin run_tests average_calculator_ros


Launch an average calculator ROS node with

roslaunch average_calculator_ros average_calculator_ros.launch

Print a list of all launch file arguments with

roslaunch average_calculator_ros average_calculator_ros.launch --ros-args

Print a list of all included launch files with

roslaunch average_calculator_ros average_calculator_ros.launch --files

Configuration files

The configuration files are stored in ./config.

  • default.yaml Default parameters for the node.
  • **...**

Launch files

The launch files are stored in ./launch.

  • average_calculator_ros.launch Launch the ROS node with default parameters.

    Argument set 1

    • **overlying_param_file** Parameter file overlying parts or all parameters. Default: default_param_file.

    Argument set 2

    • **...**
  • **...**



Subscribes to values and computes their average.

Subscribed Topics

  • **value** ([average_calculator_msgs/Value])

    The data points from which the average is computed.

Published Topics



  • **get_average_value** ([average_calculator_msgs/GetAverageValue])

    Returns information about the current average. For example, you can trigger the computation from the console with

    rosservice call /average_calculator/get_average_value