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 2020 - Director Kathleen M. Carley discusses disinformation and COVID-19 in the USA Today Article by Jessica Guynn.
  • March 2020 - CASOS researchers study disinformation and the COVID-19 pandemic, find out more here.
  • March 2020 - CASOS Summer Institute Registration is now open! Visit the Summer Institute Page for more info.
  • March 2020 - CASOS Graduate students David Beskow, Romano Villa-Cox and Binxuan Huang along with CASOS Post Doc Researcher Matthew Babcock, PhD will have papers appear in the forthcoming publication, "Disinformation, Misinformation, and Fake News in Social Media Emerging Research Challenges and Opportunities" to be released by Springer Publishing in June. More details on the publication can be found here.
  • February 2020 - Director Dr. Kathleen M. Carley briefs the hill on Disinformation on February 27, 2020.
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