'Intelligent Books' are a new product in the online learning space, that simplifies the experience for teachers and students alike, and also makes many new kinds of assessment and assistance possible that were not possible before. They are as simple to use as paper textbooks, but use 'Web 2.0' techniques to allow students, tutors, and collaborating lecturers to add their own material, and they can reuse material from the wider Internet. They also make it easy to include much richer exercises with more detailed feedback, and can even use machine reasoning to understand students' working and not just their answer. hosts the books, so there are no installation costs. We can even automatically slice your existing lecture notes to produce an Intelligent Book from them. They are a low-cost zero-effort solution to providing highly interactive teaching materials. And they are so much better than the dusty textbook.

William Billingsley