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

Recent News

  • October 2019 - Our Director, Kathleen M. Carley made SAGE's list of "39 women doing amazing research in computational social science". Read more here.
  • October 2019 - CASOS Center research is highlighted in the Post Gazette article "Can technology turn down the volume of online hate? Researchers at CMU are working to find an answer," published October 21st. Read the full article here
  • August 2019 - Listen to the interview with our Director Kathleen M. Carley on 90.5 WESA's "The Confluence" about the new IDeaS Center for Informed Democracy and Social Cybersecurity, https://www.wesa.fm/post/how-science-can-fight-social-media-war#stream/0.
  • August 2019 - CASOS Graduate student, CPT Iain Cruikshank, was one of the top winners in the Army Flying Hour Challenge hosted by Army G-8 PA&E. His team won first place for Best Predictive Model.
  • August 2019 - CASOS Graduate student, LTC David Beskow and his team won second place for Best Visualization in the Army Flying Hour Challenge hosted by Army G-8 PA&E.
  • July 2019 - Our director Kathleen M. Carley will lead Carnegie Mellon's new Center for Informed Democracy and Social Cybersecurity funded by the Knight Foundation, more info here.
  • July 2019 - CASOS graduate student David Beskow and director Kathleen M. Carley have a new article, "Army Must Regain Initiative in Social Cyberwar". Read the article here.
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