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Hard X-ray surveys and the local AGN population

S. Sazonov

in 11th INTEGRAL Conference Gamma-Ray Astrophysics in Multi-Wavelength Perspective

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We discuss some recent achievements in our understanding of the local AGN population based on large-area hard X-ray surveys (in particular, by the IBIS instrument aboard INTEGRAL), focusing on the issue of the fraction of obscured AGN as a function of hard X-ray luminosity.