The really interesting curation of links in the “collection of systems/complexity links regarding evaluation” https://stream.syscoi.com/2021/01/23/collection-of-systems-complexity-links-regarding-evaluation/
prompts me to add a few more (selected – not complete by any means!) references, if of interest:
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