The dates for the 2017 CASOS Summer Institute will be June 4th through 9th at the Gates/Hillman Complex at Carnegie Mellon University. Registration information to follow, visit the 2017 Summer Institute Page for more details.

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

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

Recent News

  • April 2017 - CASOS Center students Geoffrey Morgan, Binxuan Huang and Adam Tse have had papers accepted for the 2017 SBP-BRiMS Conference.
  • April 2017 - CASOS graduate student Matthew Benigni will defend his PhD on Thursday April 20th at 11:30am in Newell-Simon Hall room 3305. His thesis is entitled Detection and Analysis of Online Extremist Communities.
  • March 2017 - Dr. Kathleen M. Carley and Jeff Reminga to teach social network analysis in Riga Latvia, as part of the Social Media Analysis Course being designed with NATO. March 21-24, 2017
  • March 2017 - Kathleen M. Carley to give plenary talk Wisdom or Ignorance: The Thoughtful Use of Networks, at the 8th Annual ANN SONIC workshop on Network Theory at the University of Southern California March 23rd-25th in Los Angeles.
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