Naomi Robbins

Naomi Robbins
Owner, NBR

Website | @nbrgraphs

Naomi B. Robbins is the author of Creating More Effective Graphs, published by Chart House (originally by Wiley.) 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 with customized programs. 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. She had a long career at Bell Laboratories before forming NBR, her consulting practice. Naomi was recently voted chair-elect of the Statistical Graphics Section of the American Statistical Association.

Sessions

Design
Location: 120-121
Average rating: ****.
(4.05, 20 ratings)
Communicating Data Clearly describes how to draw clear, concise, accurate graphs that are easier to understand than many of the graphs one sees today. The tutorial emphasizes how to avoid common mistakes that produce confusing or even misleading graphs. Graphs for one, two, three, and many variables are covered as well as general principles for creating effective graphs. Read more.
Office Hours
Location: Table A
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
If you need to communicate data clearly to a non-data scientist audience, stop by to see Naomi. She’ll critique your graphs, offer suggestions on how to use scales to present information clearly, and answer questions about the graphical display of data. Read more.