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Although there are different definitions of autonomous agents, one of their features should probably be the flexibility of choice an autonomous agent should have on how and with which other agents it should cooperate. We introduce the TYCOON framework for studying cooperation between agents. The framework includes on one hand a typology including six types of cooperation between agents (transfer, equivalence, specialization, redundancy, "complementarity" and concurrency), and on the other handdoi:10.1080/0954009021000068736 fatcat:ptdoouvjozf3vpb2vsnlkdvdei