# Do a matrix and its transpose have the same invariant factors over a PID?

I suspect this is true since it holds in the case over a field. But suppose $A\in M_{m\times n}(R)$ where $R$ is a PID. Does it still hold that $A$ and $A^{T}$ have the same invariant factors?

Regards,

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The answer is yes. Indeed, if $d_1,\dots,d_r$ are the invariant factors, and if $d_i$ divides $d_{i+1}$ for $1\le i < r$, then $d_1\cdots d_i$ is the gcd of the $i$-minors of any presentation matrix.
Dear @Keith: You're welcome. Do you agree that a matrix and its transpose have the same $i$-minors? – Pierre-Yves Gaillard Oct 29 '11 at 10:10