Would you possibly tell me which of them is more polished or fluent?

  • By carrying out due research and studies on the received scientific reports from/by someone

  • By carrying out due research and studies on the scientific reports received from/by someone

I made some mistakes, so I have edited this question.

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    What do you mean by influenced? Influenced by what? Both of these are acceptable. – Esoteric Screen Name Aug 6 '14 at 9:05

(1) is not grammatical because the receiver is separated from "received."

(2) is correct, however you should put an ellipsis after both examples to show they're incomplete sentences.

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  • I think the trailing adjective formation is actually a relative clause: "reports [that we have] received". In casual speech you'd definitely make those words explicit. In a scientific report, on the other hand, it's common to get rid of the pronouns. – Alex J. Aug 6 '14 at 14:15
  • Absolutely, and I prefer the inferred relative clause to the adjectival use. – CocoPop Aug 6 '14 at 14:19
  • I have edited my question. Would you possibly respond to my question? – nima Aug 6 '14 at 17:43
  • In the new form, the 1st is definitely wrong. The 2nd is correct in the same way as before, as an implicitly formed relative clause. – Alex J. Aug 7 '14 at 13:36
  • that's how I see it too – CocoPop Aug 7 '14 at 13:39

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