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

  • September 2017 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley will be giving a keynote at the 2017 Social Simulation conference in Dublin Ireland entitled "Diffusion in the Social-Cyber Landscape: Using simulation to explore the link between off-line and on-line activity".
  • September 2017 - CASOS Center is supporting NATO Trident Joust 2017.
  • September 2017 - CASOS graduate student Sumeet Kumar has been selected to receive GSA/Provost Conference Funding for Fall 2017 and has been accepted to attend the Doctoral Consortium at the 2017 Winter Simulation Conference in Las Vegas Nevada this December.
  • September 2017 - Summer Institute 2018 will be held June 10th-16th, 2018. Registration to open at the start of the new year.
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