← Unit 3.4 Vocab Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Appendix A section of additional information at the end of a document. Bias Inclination or prejudice in favor of a particular person, thing, or viewpoint. Brainstorming A group technique for solving problems, generating ideas, stimulating creative thinking, etc. by unrestrained spontaneous participation in discussion. Criteria Principles or standards by which something may be judged or decided. Decision Matrix A tool for systematically ranking alternatives according to a set of criteria. Descriptive Abstract A written summary that provides an overview of the purpose and contents of a report, but offers no major facts. Executive Summary A persuasive summary that provides an overview of the purpose and contents of a report, identifies the issue or need that led to the report, and includes condensed conclusions and recommendations. Innovation An improvement of an existing technological product, system, or method of doing something. Invention A new product, system, or process that has never existed before, created by study and experimentation. Product A tangible artifact produced by means of either human or mechanical work, or by biological or chemical process. Purpose The reason for which something is done or for which something exists. Technical Report A document that conveys the results of scientific and technical research, and provides recommendations for action.