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

Recent News

  • July 2021 - 2021 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (SBP-BRiMS) takes place next week on July 6th, find more information here.
  • June 2021 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley participated in a panel lead by NSF on social, behavorial, economic, and governance aspects of pandemics. View the video here.
  • June 2021 - CASOS graduate student Joshua Uyheng receives "Best Reviewer Award" for the International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM).
  • June 2021 - CASOS Center will kick off the annual CASOS Summer Institute on Monday June 7th. Find more information under the events tab.
  • April 2021 - CASOS graduate student Lt. Col. Ryan Kenny, USA, wins 3rd place in the AFCEA International Cyber Edge Writing Contest for his essay titled "Precision-Guided Marketing and the Future of Information Operations." The essay will appear in Signal. [link to press release]
  • April 2021 - CASOS Director Kathleen M. Carley joins the podcast Cybercrimeology to talk about social cybersecurity and BEND. Hear the full interview here.
  • March 2021 - Sienna Watkins shows her artistic side in the ISR Random video. Watch the full video here.
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ORA-LITE

Analyze statistics, social network analysis (SNA), dynamic network analysis (DNA), link analysis software.

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The Professional version of ORA which is available from Netanomics (www.netanomics.com). ORA is a network science tool used for network science and visualization

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CASOS used network science tools such as ORA, Automap, and Construct. These tools are used for network science and visualization