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 2018 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley to give the Sheffrin lecture at University of California Davis on Wednesday May 30th entitled, "Social Influence in Cyber Space".
  • May 2018 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley to give an invited talk at the University of Waterloo on May 14th entitled, "Wisdom & Ignorance: Managing and Manipulating Groups through Heedful Interaction".
  • April 2018 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley received the USGIF Academic Achievement Award at the 2018 GEOINT Conference in Tampa, FL, read more.
  • April 2018 - CASOS Student David Beskow to give a presentation entitled, "Bot hunter: Finding and Characterizing Autonomous agents in Social Media" during the Information and Cyber Operations Working Group at the 86th MORS Symposium in June.
  • April 2018 - CASOS student Geoffrey Dobson's paper entitled Virtual Cyber Warfare Experiments Based on Empirically Observed Adversarial Intrusion Chain Behavior was recently presented at the 13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security and is included in the latest issue of Journal of Information Warfare.
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