Welcome to Center for Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems (CASOS)!


Addressing complex real world issues through a combined social-science & computer-science approach, using advanced techniques from network science, text-mining, and agent-based modeling.

  • Leader in network dynamics and linking social networks to other data - geo-spatial, knowledge, tasks etc.
  • Leading analytic tools for network analysis - ORA, AutoMap, Construct
  • University wide center with faculty and students in multiple departments
  • Multi-disciplinary research - working with Academia, Industry, Government
  • Applications related to Law Enforcement, Counter-terrorism, Health, Nuclear Deterrence, Cyber-Security, Social Change, Organizational Design, Insider Threat

Recent News

  • August 3-5, 2015 - CMU CASOS hosts ONR 2015 Disaster Tools Technical Exchange This international meeting brings together university, non-government organizations, and various government organizations concerned with developing new capabilities, technologies and solutions to improve human security and recovery in the aftermath of a disaster. Increasingly, a pivotal game-changer is the new influx of data “from ground zero” and the development of new data resources using virtual teams.
  • July 2015 - CMU CASOS hosts ONR 2015 Program Review focused on Social Media Analytics
  • May 2015 - Kathleen M. Carley gave special plenary talk "Social Cognition: Intelligence within and about networks," at the California Cognitive Science Conference, Berkeley, CA.