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.
Syrmos, V.L.; C.T. Abdallah; P. Dorato; and K. Grigoriadis. "Static Output Feedback: A Survey." (1995). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/ece_rpts/10