Summary: Department of Electrical and
School of Engineering
University of New Mexico
STATIC OUTPUT FEEDBACK: A SURVEY
V.L. Syrmos C. Abdallah and P. Dorato K. Grigoriadis
EE Dpt. EECE Dpt. ME Dpt.
University of Hawaii The University of New Mexico University of Houston
Honolulu, HI 96822 Albuquerque, NM 87131 Houston, TX 77204
UNM Technical Report: EECE95-008
Report Date: September 14, 1995
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 uni ed fashion, the
knowledge gained in the decades of research into this most important problem.
Output Feedback, Linear Systems, Pole Placement, Linear Quadratic Regulator, Linear Matrix
Inequalities, Decision Methods, Computational Complexity.
A preliminary version of this paper appeared in the Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE CDC, 1994, Lake Buena