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

  • March 2017 - Dr. Kathleen M. Carley and Jeff Reminga to teach social network analysis in Riga Latvia, as part of the Social Media Analysis Course being designed with NATO. March 21-24, 2017
  • March 2017 - Kathleen M. Carley to give plenary talk Wisdom or Ignorance: The Thoughtful Use of Networks, at the 8th Annual ANN SONIC workshop on Network Theory at the University of Southern California March 23rd-25th in Los Angeles.
  • March 2017 - Kathleen M. Carley to give invited talk - Wisdom or Ignorance: The Heedful Manipulation of Networks, at the Informatics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • March 2017 - The South Big Data Innovation Hub will bring together four experts for a roundtable discussion including our Director Kathleen M. Carley, that explores how bots and other new phenomena are shaping conversations and shifting public discourse on March 9th.
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