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

  • July 2015 - Ghita Mezzour was selected for the MIT EECS Rising Stars, a workshop for top graduate and postdoc women.
  • June 2015 -Kathleen M.Carley to give Keynote address at PolNet 2015 - "Twitter, Terror and Terms: Network analytics for assessing large scale media data."
  • May 2015 - Kathleen M. Carley gave special plenary talk "Social Cognition: Intelligence within and about networks," at the California Cognitive Science Conference, Berkeley, CA.