Surveys of Local AGN’s

  • P. Véron
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 121)


We review the optical, X-ray and infrared surveys of local AGN’s, discussing the limitations and biases of each of them. We conclude that no single survey may lead to a complete sample but that all of them must be used simultaneously to build a meaningful luminosity function.


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  1. 1.Observatoire de Haute ProvenceSaint Michel l’ObservatoireFrance

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