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

  • July 2019 - See the new Cylab feature on the work done at CMU CASOS for the 2018 NATO Trident Juncture Excercise, more info here.
  • June 2019 - CASOS Summer Institute is underway at CMU Campus June 10-16, 2019.
  • May 2019 - CASOS director Kathleen M. Carley lends her insight about bots and fake accounts in the Yahoo News article "Fake Facebook accounts: a never-ending battle against bots".
  • April 2019 - In a ceremony on April 27, 2019, CASOS director Dr. Kathleen Carley was awarded the honorary degree in the annual awards ceremony of the University of Zurich. See the press release here.
  • April 2019 - Our director, Prof. Kathleen M. Carley gave a keynote at the 2019 StratCom APAC Workshop hosted by NTU Institute of Science and Technology for Humanity in Singapore April 24th.
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