This paper reviews the static output feedback problem in the control of linear, time-invariant (LTI) systems. It includes analytical and computational methods and presents in a unified fashion, the knowledge gained in the decades of research into this most important problem.
Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
Control engineering, control system synthesis, Covariance matrix
Abdallah, Chaouki T.; V.L. Syrmos; and Peter Dorato. "Static output feedback: a survey." Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (1994): 837-842. doi:10.1109/CDC.1994.410963.