The dates for the 2019 CASOS Summer Institute will be June 10th through 16th at the Gates/Hillman Complex at Carnegie Mellon University. Registration is now open, go to the 2019 Summer Institute Page for more information.

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 2019 - CASOS Graduate student Lieutenant Colonel David Beskow was awarded the GEN Omar N. Bradley Research Fellowship in Mathematics for 2019.
  • January 2019 - Former CASOS high school intern Natasha Kossovsky's paper, "The Collapse of the Second Yatsenyuk Government — Roll Call Vote and Dynamic Network Analysis" has been accepted for publication. The paper highlights the work she was doing with the CASOS Center last year.
  • January 2019 - CASOS Graduate student and ARCS Pittsburgh Scholar Thomas Magelinski was featured in a recent article released by the foundation highlighting his research in network science, read more...
  • December 2018 - Registration for the 2019 CASOS Summer Institute is now open! Visit the 2019 Summer Institute Page for more information.
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