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

  • February 2017 - Kathleen M. Carley to give invited talk Dynamic Network Analysis: Health Applications at the Public Health Dynamics Laboratory (PHDL) at the University of Pittsburgh Monday February 13th at noon.
  • February 2017 - Kathleen M. Carley to present at the 8th Annual ANN SONIC workshop on Network Theory at the University of Southern California March 23rd-25th in Los Angeles.
  • February 2017 - A new ABC news article mentions the Hazard SEES project that CASOS is collaborating on. For more info on the Hazard SEES project and a link to the article, visit here.
  • January 2017 - This year's CASOS Summer Institute will be June 4th through 11th, 2017 and will now be held in the Gates/Hillman Complex at CMU.
  • December 2016 - The 2017 SBP-BRiMS Conference will be July 10th through 13th at George Washington University in Washington, DC. Updates will be posted on the conference website www.sbp-brims.org.
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