From shannon's entropy to thermodynamics

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i am trying to figure out the relationship between shannon's entropy and boltzmann's s=kInw.

can anyone help me?
 

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Shannon=sum(-plnp)

Set p=constant (all possibilities are equal) and you get the microcanonical ensemble where all microstates consistent with the total energy are equally possible.
 
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Thank you!
 

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