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

  • November 2017 - CASOS Director Kathleen will be the invited speaker for the ETH Risk Center Seminar Series on Resilience and its Applications on Tuesday November 14th in Zurich. Details can be found here.
  • October 2017 - Prof. Jose M.F. Moura will be presenting at the CASOS Network Science Seminar Series on Tuesday October 10 in GHC 8102, more info...
  • September 2017 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley will be giving a keynote at the 2017 Social Simulation conference in Dublin Ireland entitled "Diffusion in the Social-Cyber Landscape: Using simulation to explore the link between off-line and on-line activity".
  • September 2017 - CASOS Center is supporting NATO Trident Joust 2017 in Poland.
  • September 2017 - CASOS graduate student Sumeet Kumar has been selected to receive GSA/Provost Conference Funding for Fall 2017 and has been accepted to attend the Doctoral Consortium at the 2017 Winter Simulation Conference in Las Vegas Nevada this December.
  • September 2017 - Summer Institute 2018 will be held June 10th-16th, 2018. Registration to open at the start of the new year.
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