Technical Report

Technical Report Requirements

You will use the format of the article from Week 1 as a guide for your paper.

Title at the top of the first page (no title page)

Use your name as the author followed by the University information.  Example on the next line

Name, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, 

Headings in the paper include the following

Abstract bold font

Keywords bold font

Introduction bold font

Other major headings as needed bold font

Subheadings as needed NO bold font

Conclusions bold font

References bold font

Other requirements

Minimum of 10 pages single spaced not including tables or figures

Times New Roman – 12 point

Standard margins 1 inch top, bottom, left and right

In text citations and reference list at the end must be in APA format

Tables must be identified as a Table with a number and title (example – Table 1 List of Parts)

Figures must be identified as a Figure with a number and title

If you did not create the table or figure you must include an in text citation so the reader can identify the source of the figure or table.

References at end must be in alphabetic order see article from Week 1 for indentation format for the complete reference.

The URLs below contain information about citing references in the text of your document, in text citation, and creating the reference list at the end of the document. Use APA format in the report for references at the end of the paper and the in text citations.  This format was used in the article in Week 1.

the sample is below:

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