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Black hole masses in active galaxies

Barth, Aaron J. (2004) Black hole masses in active galaxies. In: The Interplay Among Black Holes, Stars and ISM in Galactic Nuclei. IAU Symposium and Colloquium Proceedings Series. No.222. Cambridge University Press , Cambridge, pp. 3-8. ISBN 0521848032

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This contribution reviews two topics of current interest in the study of black hole demographics in active galaxies: Can the stellar velocity dispersions of quasar host galaxies be measured? And can we constrain the black hole mass function below 10^6 M_⊙?

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Additional Information:© 2004 International Astronomical Union. I am grateful to Paul Martini, Luis Ho, Charles Nelson, and Jenny Greene for their contributions to the work described here.
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