Author: Naomi B. Robbins
Naomi B. Robbins
Naomi B. Robbins is the author of Creating More Effective Graphs, published by John Wiley (2005). She is a consultant, keynote speaker, and seminar leader who specializes in the graphical display of data. She trains employees of corporations and organizations on the effective presentation of data. She also reviews documents and presentations for clients, suggesting improvements or alternative presentations as appropriate. Naomi received her Ph.D. in mathematical statistics from Columbia University, M.A. from Cornell University, and A.B. from Bryn Mawr College. Dr. Robbins was an officer of the Statistical Graphics Section of the American Statistical Association (ASA). She has served the New Jersey Chapter of the ASA as President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Chair of the Advisory Committee, and was the first chapter member to be awarded the Chapter Service Award. She had a long career at Bell Laboratories before forming NBR, her consulting practice.
Commentary for Data Visualization for Human Perception chapter of The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed..