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Noun or Verb?

In the first sentence-

And although the reformulation model sounds attractive, the industry is not littered with success stories.

And although the reformulated model sounds attractive, the industry is not littered with success stories.

Which one fits better reformulation or reformulated? Why?

Maximum number of sentences using the word in question have used the Noun form-reformulation, but I felt Verb form reformulate-ed fits better.

New Labour was not about a representation of traditional right-wing policies - it was about a reformulation of politics.

New Labour was not about a representation of traditional right-wing policies - it was about **reformulating** politics.

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    To me, “reformulation model” would be a model which has some kind of reformulation as one of its key properties. “reformulated model” on the other hand suggests that the model itself was reformulated. Both re valid, and I have no clue as to which one would be more appropriate in that context, since there is too little context in that one sentence. I somehow miss a question attached to the second pair of sentences, but both of those sound correct and express the same thing. – MvG Apr 18 '14 at 11:37
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    @MvG That answers it. – Helix Quar Apr 18 '14 at 11:40
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Turning my comment into an answer.

To me, “reformulation model” would be a model which has some kind of reformulation as one of its key properties. “reformulated model” on the other hand suggests that the model itself was reformulated. Both are valid, and I have no clue as to which one would be more appropriate in that context, since there is too little context in that one sentence. I somehow miss a question attached to the second pair of sentences, but both of those sound correct and express the same thing.

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