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 2021 - IDeaS Center and Hewlett are hosting a Cyber Initiative Seminar Achieving Democratic Unity and Cyber Scalability in a Contested Information Environment on Wednesday October 20th. More information here.
  • October 2021 - Members of the Knight Research Network, CMU IDeaS Center; NYU CsMaPP; IU OSoMe; and UNC CITAP, are making plans to host a tool demonstration day for other members of the network and invited guests on October 13th.
  • September 2021 - CASOS Graduate Student Luke Osterritter presented during a panel discussion at the CERT Insider Risk Management Symposium 2021. See the full panel here.
  • September 2021 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley participates in a panel on "Radicalization/Terrorism/Exploitation" for the IEEE Special Event on Mitigating Societal Harm in a Social Media World on September 21st.
  • July 2021 - 2021 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS) takes place next week on July 6th, find more information here.
  • June 2021 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley participated in a panel lead by NSF on social, behavorial, economic, and governance aspects of pandemics. View the video here.
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Analyze statistics, social network analysis (SNA), dynamic network analysis (DNA), link analysis software.

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The Professional version of ORA which is available from Netanomics (www.netanomics.com). ORA is a network science tool used for network science and visualization

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CASOS used network science tools such as ORA, Automap, and Construct. These tools are used for network science and visualization