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

  • October 2020 - The 2020 SBP-BRiMS Conference will be taking place virtually October 18-21. Find more information here.
  • October 2020 - Director Kathleen M. Carley will be joining a panel and giving a talk "Social Influence and Disinformation in Cyberspace" at The 3rd Carnegie Mellon University Open Science Symposium Tuesday, October 20, 2020. More info...
  • October 2020 - The IDeaS Center co-directed by Kathleen M. Carley collaborated with Duquesne University for the Inaugural Grefenstette Symposium: Disinformation, Misinformation and Technology: New Ethical Challenges and Solutions on October 7th. Learn more about the symposium here.
  • October 2020 - The Block Center for Technology and Society and IDeaS Center will co-presented Combatting Disinformation One Month Before the Election: What State and Local Policy Makers Can Do with panelists Kathleen Carley and Yonatan Bisk on Tuesday, October 6th. See the video here.
  • September 2020 - Director Kathleen M. Carley sits down to talk to Dr. Nick van Terheyden on "The Incrementalist" to discuss social media and misinformation online. Full discussion 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