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

  • June 2017 - Summer Institute starts on Sunday June 4th! We are excited to welsome participants across academic and industry fields to join us for the week.
  • May 2017 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley has been invited to give a keynote address at the 2017 ic2s2 International Conference on Computational Science July 10th - 13th in Cologne, Germany.
  • May 2017 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley will be presenting and facilitating a tutorial at the 2017 INSNA XXXVII Sunbelt Conference in Beijing China May 30th-June 4th.
  • April 2017 - CASOS Center students Geoffrey Morgan, Binxuan Huang and Adam Tse have had papers accepted for the 2017 SBP-BRiMS Conference.
  • April 2017 - CASOS graduate student Matthew Benigni will defend his PhD on Thursday April 20th at 11:30am in Newell-Simon Hall room 3305. His thesis is entitled Detection and Analysis of Online Extremist Communities.
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