The Pipes and Filters Architecture

By: R. Meunier

Summary: An architecture for systems that process a stream of data. Each processing step is encapsulated in a filter component. Data is passed through pipes between adjacent filters. Combining filters allows building families of related systems.

Pattern: Pipes & Filters

Published in: PLoPD1 Pages: 427-440

Contains: Pipes & Filters [Buschmann+96],