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First, if your institution has a style guide, follow its recommendations if there are any. But assuming it is silent on this point or you don't have one: It's helpful to provide an outline of the rest of the report. If you have a table of contents already that might be good enough (I've seen TRs with and without TOCs). If you include something at the end ...
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The clarifier you want is "respectively." It's fine in running copy, or even as a caption, but clunks as a header. Comparison of egocentric camera against static camera and dense sensor placement, respectively For a headline, you might try emphasizing the idea that there are two comparisons with some redundancy: Comparisons of Egocentric Camera ...
"Here, we see that the egocentric camera is being compared with either the static camera or the dense sensor placement." You can also add "Please note that this is not a comparison between the static camera and dense sensor placement. Such a comparison is inappropriate because ..."
The CHICAGO MANUAL OF STYLE recommends excluding them except in situations where it is legally required (e g., paid, competitive advertising or if you work for the company).
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