I am working with autoware and I am much interested in the localization and mission planning (Path planning). Now i have tested and understood about LIDAR localizer with autoware provided sample data sets ( sample_moriyama_150324.bag, pcd files, vector map files), also with our custom datasets which includes .bag file, point cloud map and vector maps.
Even though vector maps loading correctly without any issues, I wonder how these vector maps are utilized in the autoware localization? In general, I understood the significance of vector maps in the localization, but I didn’t get how and where autoware making use of these vector maps?
Lidar localizer with loaded vector maps:
Also, i have tried to test mission planning in the autoware with the demo dataset provided. When starting mission_planning node, i am getting a following error message in the terminal.
Error Message in the terminal:
Appreciate your kind assistance, Thanks.