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 science, network analysis and network visualization.
  • Leader in network dynamics and linking social networks to other data - geo-spatial, knowledge, tasks etc.
  • Leading analytic tools for network analysis - ORA-LITE, 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, Population Dynamics, Social Media.

Director: Prof. Kathleen M. Carley
kathleen.carley@cs.cmu.edu :: homepage

Recent News

  • July 2020 - Through guided research opportunities, students are exploring issues related to COVID-19 and other topics at CMU this summer. Prof. Kathleen M. Carley will lead a project course. Find more information here.
  • June 2020 - Center research is discussed in the article by Maya Shwayder in Digital Trends, "Researchers: Bots are spreading conspiracy theories about #blacklivesmatter". Read the full article here.
  • June 2020 - Director Kathleen M. Carley from Carnegie Mellon University speaks with ABC7's Kristen Sze about its use and power. Read the article here.
  • June 2020 - CASOS Summer Institute is virtual this year! Visit the Summer Institute webpage for additional details and updates.
  • May 2020 - Kathleen M. Carley and M. Anthony Mills (R Street Institute) pen the article in The Fulcrum, "Our duty as citizens includes combatting pandemic's digital disinformation", read article here.
  • April 2020 - VICE News interviews director Kathleen M. Carley about bots and misinformation surrounding COVID-19. Read the article here.
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ORA-LITE

Analyze statistics, social network analysis (SNA), dynamic network analysis (DNA), link analysis software.

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The Professional version of ORA which is available from Netanomics (www.netanomics.com). ORA is a network science tool used for network science and visualization

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CASOS used network science tools such as ORA, Automap, and Construct. These tools are used for network science and visualization