The dates for the 2019 CASOS Summer Institute will be June 10th through 16th at the Gates/Hillman Complex at Carnegie Mellon University.

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

  • November 2018 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley and other CMU Professors from CyLab at CMU are featured in the NY Times Article, 'Learning to Attack the Cyberattackers Can't Happen Fast Enough'.
  • November 2018 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley to give keynote at the IEEE Intelligence and Security (ISI) Conference in Maimi, FL on Friday November 9.
  • November 2018 - CASOS Graduate student Binxuan Huang presented at the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) conference in Brussels, Belgium October 31-November 4.
  • November 2018 - CASOS Collaborator and Visitor Gian Maria Campedelli will be presenting research with CASOS Graduate student Iain Cruikshank at the International Conference on Complex Networks and Their Applications held at the University of Cambridge in December 2018, more info here.
  • October 2018 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley to give keynote at the 2018 ACM MobiCom Conference in New Delhi October 29 - November 2, 2018, more information at the conference website.
  • September 2018 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley gave an invited talk at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as part of their Translational Epidemiology Seminar Series September 13, 2018.
  • September 2018 - CASOS Graduate Student Binxuan Huang received funding from the Graduate Student Assembly and Provost at CMU to attend the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing.
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