Invariant Factor

The polynomials in the diagonal of the Smith normal form or rational canonical form of a matrix are called its invariant factors.

See also

Rational Canonical Form, Smith Normal Form

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Ayres, F. Jr. "Smith Normal Form." Ch. 24 in Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems of Matrices. New York: Schaum, pp. 188-195, 1962.Dummit, D. S. and Foote, R. M. Abstract Algebra, 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1998.

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