Expected behavior for detections in the hierarchy

Not sure if this is expected behavior, but I was using the pixel classifier to create detection objects, and in one case, a detection wrapped around, but did not overlap with, a hole in the parent annotation.


This is inside of a simple tissue detection, the red holes shown are holes in the simple tissue detection where there is whitespace/lipids. I am guessing this is due to the centroid being used when selecting “Insert into hierarchy,” but I had been thinking the position in the hierarchy would be based on overlap. Which is almost certainly much more computationally intensive…

It sounds like expected behaviour, and a limitation of the method of resolving the hierarchy… or in the use of defections rather than annotations in this kind of scenario. As documented, detections are resolved based on centroids.

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