Classification Society of North America

The Classification Society of North America (CSNA)

Welcome to the home page of the Classification Society of North America (CSNA). The CSNA is a nonprofit interdisciplinary organization whose purposes are to promote the scientific study of classification and clustering (including systematic methods of creating classifications from data), and to disseminate scientific and educational information related to its fields of interests.

News and Updates

Membership and Governance


The 2008 CSNA meeting will take place June 5–7, 2008 in St. Louis. Accomodations will be at the Parkway hotel. Links to further information will appear on this page in the near future.

Browse abstracts of papers presented at our 2007 2006, 2005, 2004, and 2003 meetings.

The 2007 SIS CLADAG meeting is scheduled for September 12-14, at the University of Macerata.


The Journal of Classification