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

  • May 2019 - CASOS director Kathleen M. Carley lends her insight about bots and fake accounts in the Yahoo News article "Fake Facebook accounts: a never-ending battle against bots".
  • April 2019 - In a ceremony on April 27, 2019, CASOS director Dr. Kathleen Carley was awarded the honorary degree in the annual awards ceremony of the University of Zurich. See the press release here.
  • April 2019 - Our director, Prof. Kathleen M. Carley gave a keynote at the 2019 StratCom APAC Workshop hosted by NTU Institute of Science and Technology for Humanity in Singapore April 24th.
  • April 2019 - CASOS director Kathleen M. Carley was one of the panelist at the 2019 Spring Simulation conference in Tucson, AZ for the panel on "Best Practices in Developing Artificial Societies".
  • March 2019 - Our director, Prof. Kathleen M. Carley and other female colleagues were highlighted for their work in Cybersecurity. See the article and the women's profile's here.
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