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Held, Gilbert 1943-

Works: 175 works in 913 publications in 5 languages and 26,074 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Software 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: TK5105, 004.6
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Most widely held works by Gilbert Held
Data communications : a comprehensive approach by Gilbert Held( Book )

69 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 2,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thorough look at data communications explains to the reader the inner workings of data terminals, transmission channels, fibre optics, satellites and modems and the various implementations of these hardware systems on the Internet
Data compression : techniques and applications : hardware and software considerations by Gilbert Held( Book )

35 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About 95% of all data transmission consists of blanks, strings of spaces, numeric and alphabetic repetitions, not only buzzing through the airways but also embedded in a large number of data bases. In this book the author shows how to increase the efficiency and cut the cost of data transmission and storage through the application of practical data compression routines. Also included are IBM PC programs and routines to compress and decompress data and to analyze the susceptibility of data to compression
Data communications networking devices : characteristics, operation, applications by Gilbert Held( Book )

36 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fundamental concepts. Data transmission equipment. Redundancy and reliability aids. Automatic assistance devices. Specialized devices. Integrating components. Sizing data communications networks components. Erlang distribution program. Poisson distribution program. Multidrop line routing analysis
Ethernet networks : design, implementation, operation, management by Gilbert Held( Book )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethernet Networks, Fourth Edition, provides everything you need to know to plan, implement, manage and upgrade Ethernet networks.* Improve your skills in employing Ethernet hubs, switches, and routers.* Learn how to set up and operate a wireless Local Area Network (LAN).* Discover how to extend a wired Ethernet via wireless LANs.* Understand cabling standards and the role of NEXT (Near End Crosstalk), FEXT (Far End Crosstalk) and other transmission parameters.* Profit from Gilbert Held's tips and tricks on enhancing security ... and much more. This indispensable r
The complete modem reference by Gilbert Held( Book )

30 editions published between 1197 and 1997 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to buying, testing, installing and troubleshooting modems
Dictionary of communications technology : terms, definitions, and abbreviations by Gilbert Held( Book )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reference for IS professionals, consultants, and engineers. Wider ranging than a conventional dictionary, it enables you to check exact specifications, definitions, characteristics, options, relay diagrams, paths, alignments, sources, codes, events, tables, sequences, tradenames, methods, and numerous other vital facts that can spell disaster if misinterpreted or incorrectly specified
Internetworking LANs and WANs : concepts, techniques, and methods by Gilbert Held( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this thoroughly revised and updated edition of Internetworking LANs and WANs, Gilbert Held offers guidance through this challenging area of communications technology. Internetworking often causes technological and administrative problems and this book will enable the reader to avoid the many pitfalls to achieve successful connection. This new edition covers hundreds of methods to interconnect local and geographically separated LANs. New topics examined include Fast Ethernet, Windows NT systems, Data Link Switching and the use of virtual LANs and virtual networking. Features include: * numerous screen images showing examples of how equipment is configured and how equipment operates to interconnect LANs * review of key networking concepts, covering the technological characteristics of LANs and WANs, standards organizations and the OSI reference model * examination of the operation and utilization of different types of networks * detailed coverage of routers and bridge routing methods * guidance on gateway functions, methods and applications * mathematical models to allow the reader to evaluate network performanceWritten by an expert in the field of telecommunications, this text is essential reading for all practising telecommunications engineers and undergraduate students on communications courses. Those technical network practitioners and computer science students who require a comprehensive guide to internetworking will also find this book valuable
Data over wireless networks : Bluetooth, WAP, and wireless LANS by Gilbert Held( Book )

11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Covering the importance of wireless LANs as well as vendor-specific applications from several industry leaders, this book examines the breakthroughs and developments as new industry standards and protocols emerge in the wireless industry." "Use it and you'll learn how to: implement the latest protocols including WAP and Bluetooth; find out about current and emerging wireless messaging technology; understand underlying technologies associated with different types of wireless transmission methods; learn details on wireless home networking; master wireless LAN applications and 802.11; get information about frequency allocation and channel utilization; discover the advantages and disadvantages of TDMA; and preview the future direction of wireless technology and related equipment."--Jacket
LAN performance : issues and answers by Gilbert Held( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Enhancing LAN performance, Fourth Edition, explains how to connect geographically separated LANs with appropriate bandwidth, the issues to consider when weighing the use of multiport or dualport devices, how to estimate traffic for new networks, the effects of configuration changes on the performance of Ethernet and Token Ring networks, the design of switch-based networks that prevent traffic bottlenecks, and other topics critical to LAN managers."--Jacket
Practical network design techniques : a complete guide for WANs and LANs by Gilbert Held( Book )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the scientific aspect of network design, using mathematical models to illustrate important networking concepts as well as to solve many common network design problems
Voice & data internetworking by Gilbert Held( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gil Held shows network managers how to take advantage of their existing networks to make voice calls to and from multimedia-capable PCs, and how to use videoconferencing over existing data networks
Securing wireless LANs : a practical guide for network managers, LAN administrators, and the home office user by Gilbert Held( Book )

13 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wireless LANs will enable small teams and communities to communicate via their mobile devices without cables. This new technology will facilitate communication in small businesses/teams such as in hospitals, on construction sites, warehouses, etc. Held provides a comprehensive guide to the implementation, planning and monitoring of all aspects of wireless LAN security in small offices/small to medium business (SMBs). Securing Wireless LANs is timely in addressing the security issues of this important new technology and equips its readers with the tools they need to make the appropriate choice fo
A practical guide to content delivery networks by Gilbert Held( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following in the tradition of its popular predecessor, A Practical Guide to Content Delivery Networks, Second Edition offers an accessible and organized approach to implementing networks capable of handling the increasing data requirements of an always on mobile society. Describing how content delivery networks (CDN) function, it provides an understanding of Web architecture, as well as an overview of the TCP/IP protocol suite. The book reports on the development of the technologies that have evolved over the past decade as distribution mechanisms for various types of Web content. Using a stru
High speed digital transmission networking : covering T/E-carrier multiplexing, SONET and SDH by Gilbert Held( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keeping up--to--date with the latest developments in the field, this book provides practical information about the characteristics, operation, utilization and testing of digital networks. Also examines digital network facilities that are available in the US and UK, and North American and European T--Carrier framing and coding formats. The book also includes information on DSL, FT1, FT3 and T3 carriers
Bulletproofing TCP/IP-based Windows NT/2000 networks by Gilbert Held( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find out about TCP/IP based network attack methods and threats to Windows NT/2000 computers and the preventive measures you can use to protect your infrastructure. "Bulletproofing TCP/IP-based Windows NT/2000 Networks" details the use of router access lists, firewalls, virus scanners and encryption. It includes examples of the configuration of hardware and software to prevent or minimize the effect of a wide range of communications-based attacks against TCP/IP networks and Windows NT/2000 hosts connected to such networks.; It covers how TCP/IP operates and how TCP/IP attacks occur and provides detailed coverage on how to secure both TCP/IP networks and the Windows NT/2000 host on such networks against different attack methods. It also describes a new attack method, "script-form attack", which could cause a company financial problems and its prevention. Practical real-world examples of methods used to block potential attacks are used
Deploying optical networking components by Gilbert Held( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Data transmission is migrating from copper to fiber optic conductors. Network managers know they have to react fast but don't know how to proceed. Even the most sophisticated are unfamiliar with the fiber components their systems will be handling over the next 18 months, and there's almost no field experience to turn to. Held explains, in the language network people are used to hearing, how fiber-based components will work in the environment you've already got, and how they will alter the environment for better or worse
Voice over data networks by Gilbert Held( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virtual private networking : a construction, operation and utilization guide by Gilbert Held( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides network managers, LAN administrators and small business operators with all they need to know to "interconnect" multiple locations or travelling employees that need to access a single location. The operation and utilization of virtual private networks is discussed both in theory and practicality, covering the technical aspects associated with encryption and digital certificates as well as the manner by which readers can create VPNs using readily available products from Microsoft, Cisco, Checkpoint and possibly other vendors. The author was among the first to write a
Cisco security architectures by Gilbert Held( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The complete modem reference
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Held, Gil

Held, Gil 1943-

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Data communications networking devices : characteristics, operation, applicationsEthernet networks : design, implementation, operation, managementThe complete modem referenceDictionary of communications technology : terms, definitions, and abbreviationsInternetworking LANs and WANs : concepts, techniques, and methodsData over wireless networks : Bluetooth, WAP, and wireless LANSLAN performance : issues and answersPractical network design techniques : a complete guide for WANs and LANs