Spaulding, A., Overholtzer, A., Pacheco, J., Tien, J., Chaudhri, V. K., Gunning, D., & Clark, P. (2011, June). Inquire for ipad: A biology textbook that answers questions. In International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (pp. 627-627). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
Textbooks are increasingly moving into the digital realm, which presents an opportunity for them to evolve from providing the reader with a static, linear experience, into an interactive application that can adapt to a student as well as to specific learning goals. As a step in this direction, we present Inquire: Biology, an electronic textbook that provides question-answering capability.