The dates for the 2019 CASOS Summer Institute will be June 10th through 16th at the Gates/Hillman Complex at Carnegie Mellon University. Registration is now open, go to the 2019 Summer Institute Page for more information.

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

  • 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.
  • April 2019 - CASOS director Kathleen M. Carley was one of the panelist at the 2019 Spring Simulation conference in Tucson, AZ for the panel on "Best Practices in Developing Artificial Societies".
  • March 2019 - Our director, Prof. Kathleen M. Carley and other female colleagues were highlighted for their work in Cybersecurity. See the article and the women's profile's here.
  • February 2019 - Our director, Prof. Kathleen M. Carley, sat down with Heinz Radio to talk bots, disinformation and network science. Listen to the full podcast here.
  • February 2019 - Read about CASOS Center/CyLab study exploring the difference and relationships between non-satirical "fake-news" and satirical responses on Twitter during the Black Panther Movie Event, read more...
  • February 2019 - CASOS Graduate student Lieutenant Colonel David Beskow was awarded the GEN Omar N. Bradley Research Fellowship in Mathematics for 2019.
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